Elbert Owen Wood

November 7, 1919April 3, 2014

Elbert O. Wood, 94, of Houston, Texas passed away on April 3, 2014. Elbert was born on November 7, 1919 in Muskogee, Oklahoma to Otis and Anne Wood. After moving to Fort Worth and then to Albuquerque, the family settled down in Houston, Texas. Elbert did many fascinating things in his life including sailing around the world aboard a Norwegian Steamer. He faithfully served his country in the United States Marine Corps and fought in the Pacific during World War II during which he received two Purple Hearts. After leaving the service Elbert attended the University of Texas and opened his own company. Elbert is preceded in death by his wife of 57 years Angelina Enos Wood. He is survived by his daughters Anne and Mary Ellen; sons Matthew and Mark; six grandchildren and two great granddaughters. A visitation is scheduled for Tuesday, April 8, 2014 from 12-1 PM with a Funeral service taking place at 1 PM. All services will take place in the Main Chapel of Forest Park Lawndale.


  • Visitation Tuesday, April 8, 2014
  • Funeral Service Tuesday, April 8, 2014

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Laura Hopperdietzel

May 17, 2014

Grandpa was an amazing man, living life to the fullest and helping many through out his lifetime. The loss is great, but I pray that better things along with happiness will occur shortly I love you lots,

Kristen Hoppperdietzel

May 16, 2014

Sorry for your loss. Hope to see you soon.


David Hopperdietzel

May 16, 2014

Grandpa was a great guy. He will be missed, dearly. I wished I spent more time with him, but I know he is in a better place now
Your Grandson,

Bonnie Clements

April 10, 2014

Mr. Wood was a first class act and I'm so glad I got a chance to meet him. Mr. Wood reminded me alot of my own Dad, who was also a WWII vet (USAAF), and who also was from Oklahoma. My deepest sympathy to Mary Ellen and the rest of the Wood family during this difficult time.

Rick and Christy Henderson

April 10, 2014

The Henderson and Wood families go way back. We are forever linked with love and wonderful memories. It's nice to know that a 4th generation are being raised together.

Shane Kent

April 8, 2014

Semper Fi Marine!!

Ray Wentworth

April 8, 2014

Duty, Honor, Country.

K Kunz

April 8, 2014

May God hold him in the palm of His hands. Prayers of comfort and strength to his family and friends in your time of loss.

Gloria Sanchez

April 8, 2014

So very sorry. Glad I got to know you through Michael Berry show & he had friends to help you in your time of need. Bless you, & your loved ones Mr Wood
Gloria M. Sanchez

K Elliott

April 8, 2014

Semper Fidelis!