Mary Marguerite Wood, 89, of New Holland, Ohio died Saturday, February 23, 2013 at 6:16 p.m. at her residence.
Marguerite was born October 12, 1923 in Fayette County, Ohio to William Melvin and Bessie Mae Funk Kearns. She lived most of her life in the New Holland community where she was a member of the New Holland Church of Christ.
She had formerly worked at Calmar in Washington Court House.
Marguerite was preceded in death by her parents, six brothers and four sisters.
She is survived by her husband, Frank Richard Wood whom she married March 31, 1942; four children, Margaret A. Wynkoop of Circleville, Karen Gerhardt and her husband, Richard, and Frank (Rick) Wood, Jr. and his wife, Rita, all of New Holland and Pam McCune of Washington Court House; seven grandchildren, Joni (David) Chamberlin, Tina (Carey Sherrill) Carter, Craig (Suzie) Gerhardt, Krista (Larry) Hott, Drew Maddux, Ricky Wood III and Rana (Tom) Helms; 12 great grandchildren; a brother, Homer Kearns of Springfield; a sister, Julie Evans of New Vienna and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
The funeral will be Wednesday, February 27, 2013 at 1:30 p.m. at the Kirkpatrick Funeral Home in Washington Court House with Richard A. Matthews, minister at the New Holland Church of Christ, officiating. Burial will follow in the New Holland Cemetery.
Friends may call at the Kirkpatrick Funeral Home in Washington Court Home Wednesday from 11:30 a.m. until time of the service.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Fayette County, Inc., P.O. Box 849, Washington Court House, Ohio 43160.