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L. Jean Wood

Roxana | Wednesday, November 20 2013

L. Jean Wood, 84, loving wife, mother, grandmother and sister, passed away at 4:20 p.m. Wednesday, November 20, 2013 at Eunice C. Smith Home in Alton.

Born Apr. 16, 1929 in Alton, she was a daughter of Herbert H. and Anna (Beiser) Horstmann.

She married Donald E. Wood Aug. 28, 1948 in Alton.  He survives.

A library technical assistant, she worked at Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by a daughter, Brenda Eschbacher of Alton; two sons, Mike Wood of Roxana and David (Jennifer) Wood of Lincolnton, Ga.; several grandchildren and great grandchildren; and two sisters, Ruth Rawson of Fosterburg and Alice (James) Feezel of Decatur, Ala.

A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 27 at Cornerstone Church, 196 S. Moreland Road in Bethalto.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Cornerstone Church.

Services entrusted to Paynic Home for Funerals, and an online guestbook and information is available


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