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Debbie Wood at Liberty National Bank’s Downtown location, will retire effective March 15, after 30 years of service with the bank.

Wood joined the bank in 1989 as a receptionist, switchboard operator and safe deposit box attendant. She later transferred to the bookkeeping department in 2001. Her responsibilities included, but were not limited to assisting customer calls and questions and performing various back-office tasks.

In August 2016 she transferred back to the receptionist position where she currently works and serves as the switchboard operator and safe deposit box attendant. She is a three-time nominee for the Customer Service award and in 2006 she was the recipient of the Employee of the Year award.

President, Carl T. Cecil stated, “On behalf of the Board of Directors, Management and staff, I congratulate Debbie for her 30 years of service. “Debbie knew how to put a smile on your face on the phone or in person, and she was a joy to work with. We wish her the absolute best in retirement. “

Wood and her husband William have been married for 45 years and have two sons, Cory Wood, wife Dee, and Marcus Wood, wife Rachel. She also has four grandchildren, Gabbi, Grier, Anna Jae and Evan Wood. She plans to spend her retirement with her husband William helping at their church and
spending time with her grandchildren. The family are members of Immanuel Baptist Church.

The bank will host a retirement reception on March 14, 2019, at the main bank for employees and family.