Mrs. Martha J. Wood, 96, formerly of Richmond, passed away on Thursday, March 9 at the Indiana Masonic Home in Franklin, Indiana.

She was born on October 21, 1926 in Richmond to Walter E. and Ruth Hoover Mikesell, who preceded her in death. She was a 1944 graduate of Whitewater High School.

Mrs. Wood was formerly a secretary at the Perfect Circle Sleeve Plant. She was a member of First Friends Meeting in Richmond. She enjoyed taking care of the farm in her younger years and gardening.

Mrs. Wood is survived by her son & daughter-in-law, Terry G. & Barbara Wood.

She was preceded in death by her parents and sister, Christeen Brown.

Mrs. Wood will be buried in Willow Grove Cemetery in Fountain City following a private graveside service.

The Smith-McQuiston & Webster Funeral Home, Fountain City, is assisting with arrangements.

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