Barbara Wood

Barbara WoodBarbara Wood, 87, of Rushville died at 10:55 p.m. Dec. 27, 2010, at Culbertson Long Term Care in Rushville.

She was born May 20, 1923, in Rushville, the daughter of Victor and Helen Browning Wood.

Surviving are several cousins.

She attended MacMurray College in Jacksonville and earned a bachelors degree from University of Colorado.

For 30 years, she was employed with Illinois Department of Public Aid in Rushville.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at Wood Funeral Home in Rushville with Reverend Steve Pichaske officiating. Burial will follow in Rushville City Cemetery. Friends may call after 8 a.m. Thursday until the time of the service.

Memorials may be made to the Culbertson Memorial Hospital Foundation.

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Published in the Astoria South Fulton Argus on 12/29/2010