Marion M. Wood, age 95, passed away peacefully at home on Monday, January 21, 2019. She was born in Timber, Missouri on March 3, 1923 to the late Green and Ona (Conway) Shelton. Miss Marion Shelton was united in marriage to Arvel Wood on October 9, 1948, in Fulton County, Arkansas, they raised four loving children, she was totally dedicated to her husband and children, Marion and Arvel were married for 60 years before he passed away in 2008. Marion was a longtime member of Grace Community Church; she enjoyed sewing, gardening, farming, and just being outdoors. A loving mother and homemaker, Marion was a remarkable cook and enjoyed preparing meals for her family and friends, most especially over the holidays, family and friends were her passion and delight. Marion M. Wood is survived by her children, Lindell Wood, and wife Janet, of Union, MO, Lona Phillips, and husband Kenny, of Salem, MO, Loren Wood, and wife Kathy, of Salem, MO, and Lois Black, of Washington, MO; grandchildren, Scott Wood (Staci), Ami Hayes, Dani Baldwin (Curt), Ethan Brueggemann and Tabi Parks (Mike); great-grandchildren, Blake Wood, Alicen Fenewick, Paige Fenwick, Hailey Baldwin, Khloe Baldwin, and Kyler Baldwin; a host of extended family and friends. In addition to her parents and husband, Marion was preceded in death by her siblings, Jewel Hodge, Alpha Baum, and Wayne Shelton; grandson, Elija Brueggemann. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, January 24, 2019 at 11:00 AM at the Salem Chapel of the James & Gahr Mortuary with Pastor Shannon Lambert officiating. Internment will follow at the Cedar Grave Cemetery with Mike Parks, Curt Baldwin, Blake Wood, Richard Nothaus, and Gary Nash serving as pallbearers, serving as honorary pallbearers will be Scott Wood, Kyler Baldwin, Duane Blackwell, and Kenny Phillips. Scott Wood will be the soloist. Visitation fro family and friends will be held at the Chapel on Wednesday, January 23, 2019 from 5-7PM. Memorials are suggested and greatly appreciated to Grace Community Church, cards are available at all James & Gahr locations. To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of Marion M. Wood please visit our Sympathy Store.
Our most sincere sympathies to the family and friends of Marion Wood March 3 1923 January 21 2019.
Death notice for the town of: Salem, state: Missouri