Marie M. Wood

Cecil Whig - - A••END A FREE -

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.

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