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