Marie M. Wood
Marie M. Wood, 85, of Bear, DE went home to be with the Lord surrounded by her loving family, Friday, December 9, 2016. Born in Mingo, WV on July 2, 1931, she was the daughter of the late James and Vada Meade Marcum.
A former employee of Union Hospital and RMR Corporation, Mrs. Wood was a member of Crossroad Bible Church, Elkton. She enjoyed “life”, family, friends, gospel music, church and “retail therapy” as well as day trips with her husband, Jim, and her beloved dog, Benji.
Survivors include her husband of 39 years, James “Jim the Barber” Wood; children, Jay Hatfield and wife, Joyce, New Castle, DE, Shirley Rash and husband Dave, Elkton, MD, Randy Hatfield Elkton, MD and Angie Thurman and husband, Keith, Earleville, MD, 20 grandchildren and 32 great grandchildren. She is also survived by ”sons in heart”, Pastors Tim and Glen.
In addition to her parents, Mrs. Wood was preceded in death by four brothers, two sisters and two stepchildren.
Funeral service will be held at 12 noon, Wednesday, December 14 at Hicks Home for Funerals, 103 W. Stockton St., Elkton, where visitation will begin at 10 a.m. Interment will be in Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Bear, DE.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Helen F. Graham Cancer Center, 4701 Ogletown-Stanton Road, Newark, DE 19713.