Wanda L. Wood
Wanda L. Wood, 76, of Mt. Vernon died at 10:57 a.m. on July
25, 2003, at St. Mary's Good Samaritan Hospital in Mt. Vernon. 
She was a homemaker.

Mrs. Wood was born April 16, 1927, in Jefferson County to 
Frank Richardson and Artrula (Gordon) Richardson. She married 
Guy Wood, Jr. on September 18, 1948, in Mt. Vernon. He died 
March 1, 1985.

Services will be at 10 a.m., Monday at the Hughey Funeral Home 
in Mt. Vernon. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Sunday at the 
Hughey Funeral Home and burial will be at Oakwood Cemetery, Mt. Vernon.

Mrs. Wood is survived by one son, Scott G. Wood of Glenview; 
two daughters, Barbara Bright and husband Gary of Flora and 
Sarah Sledge and husband Terry of Mt. Vernon; four grandchildren, 
Greg Bright of Flora, Kim Bright of Flora, Quinton Sledge of Mt. Vernon, 
Kathleen Sledge of Mt. Vernon; and one sister, Lena Faye Estes of
Sun City Center, Florida.

Her parents, husband, and infant brother preceded her in death. 

Mrs. Wood was a member of the Logan Street Baptist Church and at 
one time was the church organist. She was also a long-time member 
of the Beta Sigma Phi Sorority.

In honor of her love for her family, children and sports, the family 
requests memorials be made to the Mt. Vernon YMCA Building Fund. Memorials 
will be accepted at the funeral home or may be mailed to Hughey Funeral 
Home, P.O. Box 721, Mt. Vernon, IL, 62864. Arrangements have been entrusted 
to the care of Hughey Funeral Home, where you may call (618) 242-3348 for 
obituary information at any time.

Source: Mt. Vernon Register-News
Submitted by: Sandy (Whalen) Bauer

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