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Ida Wood

Mrs. Ida WOOD, widow of Pierce WOOD died at 9:30 last night 
at her home in Dix.  Death was due to paralysis, with which 
she was severely stricken Sunday morning.  Mrs. WOOD, had 
she lived until next March, would have been 62 years old.  

Before her marriage her name was MAYFIELD and she was born 
in Jefferson County.  Mrs. WOOD was a faithful Christian 
woman and had a large nuber of friends, by which she was 
held in the highest respect. She had for many years been a 
member of the Methodist Church.

Burial will be had at Old Shiloh tomorrow at 2:30 o'clock 
p.m. The services will be conducted by the Rev. Monroe SMITH 
of Patoka and the Rev. Robert PHILLIPS.  

Mrs. Wood's husband died a little more than eight months 
ago. She is survived by the following named children: John & 
Jesse M. WOOD, Mrs. Louis McMEEN and Mrs. Walter HEANEY of 
Mt. Vernon, and Mrs. Lydia SMITH of Ipava, IL. All of the 
children were by the bedside of their mother when she died.

Source: Mt. Vernon, IL Daily News
Date:  Thursday, November 11, 1920
Submitted by: Mary Zinzilieta

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