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THE WESTERN STAR, 9 February 1945
Obituary of CLIFTON WOOD
OBITUARY OF CLIFTON WOOD, PIONEER OF WILMORE

Clifton Wood, son of Mr. and Mrs. Elsiha Wood, was born at Marshall, Mo., September 4, 1861, and passed away January 29, 1945, at his home in Wilmore, age 83 years, 4 months and 25 days.

He was united in marriage with Anna May McDaniel December 28, 1887. To this union were born five children, four sons and one daughter, the latter dying in infancy. His wife preceded him in death March 14, 1943.

Mr. Wood moved to Kiowa county, Kansas in 1885, where he homesteaded and lived on the old homestead north of Wilmore 37 years. The rest of his life was spent in Wilmore.

He joined the Christian church while a young man in Missouri. He had an abiding faith in his Lord and loved the church to which he was loyal unto his death. Mr. Wood was a good neighbor, a kind and loving husband
and father and an upright citizen. He was held in high esteem by all who knew him.

He leaves to mourn his passing four sons; Harold of Wichita, Kans., Ernest and Basil of Wilmore and Prowell of Sheridan, Wyo., and two sisters: Mrs. Minnie Wilson, Sweetwater, Texas, and Mrs. Susan Gibson, Clebourne, Tex. Also surviving are 18 grandchildren, six great grandchildren, other relatives and a host of friends.
Transcribed and Contributed by Shirley Brier


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