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1920 - 2014 | Obituary Condolences
Gladys Marie Wood, 94, of Kansas City, Mo., passed away peacefully September 1, 2014. She was born March 23, 1920, in North Kansas City, Mo., to Elmer and Betty Corn. She was a 1938 graduate of North Kansas City High School. On July 23, 1938, she married Dennis Wood. Dennis served during WW II in the Army Air Corps. She traveled with him to California and to Miami, Fla., before he was sent overseas to England for the remainder of the war. After the war, they settled and purchased a home in Kansas City North in 1946 where she still resided. Gladys was preceded in death by her husband of 71 years, Dennis Wood and a sister, Lucille Cox. Survivors include her daughter, Jeannie Trice; grandchildren, Joe Trice and wife Missy, Kent Trice and wife Jamie and Lisa Budro; great grandchildren, Brandon Trice, Kayla Marie Budro, Haylie Trice, Hannah Gladys Trice and Levi Trice. Gladys was a beloved sister, wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother and friend. She was kind, gentle, loving and always put others before herself. She lived for her family and to make them happy. A celebration of life will be 2:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 5, at Church- Archer-Pasley Funeral Home, Liberty, Mo., with visitation one hour prior to the service. Burial will follow at Missouri City, Mo., Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to NorthCare Hospice House. Arr.: Church-Archer- Pasley Funeral Home, Liberty, Mo., (816) 781-2000. Dignity Memorial. Newcomer's Church-Archer-Pasley Funeral Home 816-781-2000 www.ChurchArcherPasley.com
Published in Kansas City Star on Sept. 3, 2014
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