Pierce Wood
Pierce WOOD, of Shiloh Township, died Sunday at 2:00 p.m. 
o'clock p.m. at the home of Mr. & Mrs. Louis McMEEN, on 
Conger Avenue, this city. Funeral services will be held 
at the McMEEN home tomorrow at 12 o'clcock, conducted by 
the Rev. W. H. BLAKE, and burial will follow at Old Shiloh 
Cemetery. Death was caused by Bright's disease, with which 
Mr. WOOD suffered some years. He had been in very poor health 
for months and his death was not a surprise.

He is survived by his wife, and the collowing named children: 
Mrs. Gertie HANEY of Rome Township; Mrs. Joseph SMITH of 
Ipava, IL; and John WOOD of Shiloh Township; and Jesse WOOD 
at home. Two brothers, John and Wink WOOD; and one sister, 
Mrs. MADDOX, reside at Woodlawn.

Mr. WOOD was well known in Shiloh Township and the west part 
of Jefferson County, and was held in high esteem by everyone. 
About a week ago, Mr. WOOD was brought to Mt. Vernon to the 
home of his daughter, Mrs. McMEEN, where he died.
Source: Mt. Vernon, IL Daily News
Date:  Monday, March 1, 1920
Submitted by: Mary Zinzilieta

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