It is with great sadness that we announce the death of Ava Marcella Wood (Springfield, Missouri), born in Marionville, Missouri who passed away on August 11, 2019, at the age of 97, leaving to mourn family and friends.

            She was predeceased by husband David Wood, her son Mark Wood and daughter Shirley Lucas.  Also, her parents, George & Nona Young and several sisters & brothers.
            She is survived by: three children, Noma Jean Rook (Bill Rook deceased son in law) of Georgia, Henry Lucas of Greenfield Indiana, Joe David Wood & wife Betty Ann Wood of Florissant, Mo., Pok Im Wood of Clarksville TN., and Tommy Lee Wood & wife Lisa Ann Wood of Springfield.  She is also survived by 15 grandchildren and 24 great grandchildren and 15 great- great -grandchildren.
            Visitation will be held on Friday, August 16th 2019 at 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM in Peterson Funeral Chapel in Aurora, Missouri. A grave side service will be held on Saturday, August 17th 2019 at 10:00 AM at Mt. Olive Cemetery in Marionville Missouri. 

Peterson Funeral Chapel