Fred A. Wood
Fred A. Wood, 77, of Route 2, Bluford, died at 5:30 a.m. Friday at
Jefferson Memorial Hospital. Mr. Wood was a farmer and for several
years was employed as a plumber at E. F. Wielt company.
Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Monday at the Bluford
Funeral Home, with the Rev. Oran E. Breeze officiationg. Burial
will be in East Hickory Hill cemetery.
The body will lie in state at the Bluford Funeral Home, in Bluford,
where friends may call after 4:00 p.m. Sunday.
Mr. Wood was born Aug. 30, 1898, in Opdyke, the son of James and Alice
On Sept. 23, 1922, in Nashville, ILL., he was married to Helen Henry,
who preceded him in death Nov. 13, 1956.
Survivors include one daughter, Mrs. Frank (Wanda Lee) Huff of Bluford;
four grandchildren, Rick Huff, Rhonda Huff, Randy Huff and Rae Lyn
Huff, all of Bluford; one brother, Roy T. Wood of Champaign; and several
nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, one sister, Sadie, and
one brother, Lloyd.
Mr. Wood was a member of the Mt. Olive General Baptist church.
Source: Mount Vernon Register News
Date: Dec. 1975
Submitted by Brenda Heriford * [email protected]
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