MULBERRY - Neoma "Irene" Wood, 83, of Mulberry, Kan., died at 6:20 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 25 ,2013, at her home.
Ms. Wood was born June 4, 1930, at Anaheim, Calif., the daughter of M.A. and Zola Holmes Wood. Irene was a homemaker and minister. She attended California schools. She left home at the age of 16 to do ministry work and traveled with Nella Buckles many years and miles. She lived in Mulberry over 50 years. She was a member of the Mulberry Holiness Church. Survivors include four brothers, Paul Wood of Sacramento, Calif., Loyd Wood of Visalia, Calif, Delwin Wood of Visalia, Calif., and John Wood of Woodlake, Calif.; and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; a sister, Mary Wynne; and five brothers, Joe Wood, Charles Wood, David Wood, Maurice Wood and Buddy Wood.
Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2013, at the Bedene Funeral Home at Arma with the Rev. Larry Wood officiating. Burial will be at the Rosebank Cemetery at Mulberry, Kan. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at the Bedene Chapel in Arma. Arrangements are under the direction of the Bedene Funeral Home, 517 E. Washington, Box 621, Arma, KS 66712.