Maxine E. Wood

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 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.