The Mount Ayr Record-News, 1930
OBITUARY - MRS. ADALINE WOOD.
Adaline ELLIS was born in Washington county, Ohio, on August 26, 1838, and departed this life at
the home of her daughter, Mrs. L. M. BRINKERHOFF of Mount Ayr, Iowa, on July 17th, 1930, aged
91 years, 10 months and 21 days. She was united in marriage to Joseph WOOD on January 21st,
1856, who preceded her in death on December 12th, 1914. To this union was born five children
three of whom, together with an only grandchild, Earl BRINKERHOFF, have passed to the Great
Beyond. Surviving her are two children, Mrs. L. M. BRINKERHOFF of Mount Ayr, Iowa, and J. B.
BOOD of Lexington, Neb.
With her husband she moved from Ohio to Indiana in 1965 and returned to
Ohio in 1870 and from there to Missouri in 1875, settling on a farm near Grant City, where they
resided until 1900 when they moved to Grant City, where they continued to reside until the death
of her husband. Since which time she has made her home with daughter. In early life she united
with the United Brethern chruch, later becoming identified with the Methodist church of which
she retained membership until her death.
Funeral services were held at the Rhoades Funeral
home Saturday afternoon, July 19, at 1:30, conducted by T. S. RHOADES, assisted by Rev.
E. S. MENOHER, pastor of the local Methodist church. Interment was made in the Grant City
cemetery [Grant City, Worth County, Missouri].Card of Thanks.We wish to sincerely thank our friends for their
many kind acts and the words of sympathy expressed during the illness and at the death of our
mother; also for the floral offerings. Mr. and Mrs. L. M. BRINKERHOFF, J. B. WOOD.
NOTE: Earl BRINKERHOFF died on April 27, 1898 with interment at Grant City Cemetery.
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