Mary H. Wood
July 1, 1917 – January 9, 2019
Mary H. Wood passed away on January 9, 2019 at the HopeWest Hospice Care Center in Grand Junction, Colorado after a long and fruitful life, she was 101 years old. Helen, as she preferred to be called, was born July 1, 1917 in Linton, Indiana to Ora and Roy Price. She spent her childhood and graduated from High School in Jasonville, Indiana where she was an active member of the First Baptist Church. Helen was always proud that she was Valedictorian of her class. Helen was a member of Grand Mesa Baptist church where she was the organist for a number of years. Later she played piano for the Sunday services at the Crossroads Assisted Living Facility where she was a resident for the past 3 ½ years. Helen was a gifted lover of music who enjoyed sewing and crocheting. She was preceded in death by her parents, a sister, Clara of Indianapolis Indiana and her husband of 69 years Alpha J. Wood. She is survived by her daughter, Janice L. and Son-in-law Wayne W. Frame of Cedaredge. Helen has two granddaughters, six great grandchildren and nine great-great-grandchildren. A funeral service will be held at 11:00 AM, Saturday, January 19, 2019 at the Grand Mesa Southern Baptist Church in Cedaredge, Colorado. A visitation time will be held from 10:30 to 11:00 AM service time. A committal service will be held at 1:00 PM, Monday, January 21, 2019 at the Grand Junction Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Grand Junction, Colorado. Friends and family may leave their condolences at www.martinmortuary.com
- Janice L. Frame, Daughter
- Wayne W. Frame, Son-in-law
- Mrs. Wood also has two granddaughters, six great grandchildren and nine great-great-grandchildren to cherish her memory.
Grand Junction Memorial Gardens Cemetery
2970 North Avenue, Grand Junction, CO 81504
- Visitation Saturday, January 19, 2019
- Funeral Service Saturday, January 19, 2019
Mary H. Wood
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January 18, 2019
Helen was always such a cheerful, optimistic person. She could always see the bright side of a situation. She was kind and loving and she was very much a prayer warrior. She displayed the quality of praying and never giving up. She was a terrific example of how to live life even as she was growing older and didn't always feel real good. I always appreciated time spent with Helen. She always made you feel so important.