El­iz­a­beth Kathryn Arm­strong Wood

Cecil Whig - - OBITUARIES & LOCAL -

El­iz­a­beth Kathryn Arm­strong Wood, 78, of Per­ryville, MD, peace­fully passed away on Thurs­day, April 28, 2016 af­ter a coura­geous bat­tle with Alzheimer’s disease.

Born in Kil­syth, WV, on Au­gust 16, 1937, El­iz­a­beth was the daugh­ter of the late Creel Hel­ton Arm­strong Willen (Ray). In ad­di­tion to her par­ents, she was pre­ceded in death by her sis­ters, Betty Gay Arm­strong and Carol Lee Hel­ton Sekula.

El­iz­a­beth was the beloved wife of 58 years to Kenneth F. Wood of Per­ryville, MD. She is sur­vived by her three daugh­ters: De­bra Drake (Steve) of Bed­ford, VA, Lisa Rogers of Per­ryville, MD, and Kara Stutz (Paul) of Sev­erna Park, MD; her grand­chil­dren, Ash­ley Wil­son (Brian), Christo­pher Parker, Kather­ine Parker, Kenneth Parker, Spencer Rogers, Sa­man­tha Rogers, Alexan­der Stutz, Sophia Stutz, Caro­line Stutz: and her great grand­chil­dren, Jack Wil­son and Lo­gan Wil­son. In ad­di­tion, she is sur­vived by her broth­ers and sis­ters-in-law Rod­ney Wood (Anita), Betty Page, Wayne Wood (Bar­bara), and Ed­ward Sekula: and 12 nieces and neph­ews.

El­iz­a­beth re­tired af­ter 31 years of ser­vice at Aberdeen Prov­ing Ground, work­ing as a Chem­i­cal Safety Spe­cial­ist.

El­iz­a­beth was an ac­tive mem­ber of Per­ryville United Methodist Church, the Ladies Golf League of Edge­wood, MD, her Bridge Club, and the Red Hat So­ci­ety. When her daugh­ters were school-aged, she con­sis­tently served in their Par­ent Teacher As­so­ci­a­tions, hold­ing var­i­ous of­fices.

A vis­i­ta­tion for fam­ily and friends will be held on Satur­day, May 7, 2016 from 6-8 p.m. at Crouch Fu­neral Home, P.A.127 South Main Street, North East, MD.

A memo­rial ser­vice cel­e­brat­ing El­iz­a­beth’s life will be held on Sun­day, May 8, 2016 at 2 p.m. at Per­ryville United Methodist Church, Broad Street & Susque­hanna Av­enue, Per­ryville, MD. The ser­vice will be con­ducted by Rev­erend Ray Gra­ham and Pas­tor Mike Cald­well.

In lieu of flow­ers, memo­rial do­na­tions may be made to Alzheimer’s As­so­ci­a­tion, in care of the fu­neral home.

For con­do­lences, please visit www.crouch­fu­ner­al­home.com.

WOOD

THOMP­SON

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