BUCKHANNON — Maxine Edna Wood, 88, of Buckhannon, died Saturday, March 22, 2014 at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Buckhannon. She was born Feb. 15, 1926 in Murphy’s Station, a daughter of the late Ernest L. Murphy and Edna B. Harris Murphy House. On Nov. 15, 1954 she married Kenneth O. Wood, who preceded her in death on May 6, 1999.
In addition to her parents and husband she was preceded in death by three brothers, Robert L., Junior L. and Wilbur T. Murphy.
She is survived by one brother, Kermit House and wife Jackie of Warrenton, Ga.; one sister, Margaret Scherer and husband Donald of Akron, Ohio and very special friends, William “Jack” McClain and wife Brenda of Newton Falls, Ohio and Sharron “Sherry” Miller and husband Cecil of Buckhannon.
Mrs. Wood was a house parent for Boys Village.
Friends will be received Tuesday, March 25, 2014 from noon to 2 p.m. at the Poling-St. Clair Funeral Home. A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home with the Rev. Junior Harris officiating. Entombment will follow in the Buckhannon Memorial Mausoleum. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.polingstclair.com. Poling-St. Clair Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.