Mount Ayr Record-News
Mount Ayr, Ringgold County, Iowa
OBITUARY - MAE PEARL FOUSER KNIGHT WOOD
Mae Pearl FOUSER WOOD, daughter of Austin Jacob and Maude Pearl NOBLES FOUSER, was born on the FOUSER farm
east of Ellston, Iowa, December 6, 1894, and departed this life December 9, 1987, at the age of 93 years and three
days. At the time of her death she was residing at Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, and had enjoyed relatively good health
On November 26, 1914, she was united in marriage to Lawrence Glenn KNIGHT. From this union was
born one son, Vaughn Avery KNIGHT. On September 11, 1958, her husband, Glenn, passed away in Napa, California.
On January 6, 1968, Mae joined Clarence Sidney WOOD of Ellston, in holy matrimony. Clarence passed away June 10, 1977.
Mae leaves to mourn, her son, Vaughn and his three children: VC and wife Toni of Sugar Land, Texas, daughter, Sharon
and husband, Karl HOWARD of Oklahoma City, and son Ronnie and wife, Teresa, of Oklahoma City, and Vaughn's
five grandchildren; two step-daughters, Nadine HOSFIELD of Ellston and Geraldine STEWART of Newton, and one
step-son, Donald WOOD of Sun Valley Lake at Ellston; sisters, Lois CREVELING and Lynna HOOVER, and one brother,
Leo LINKEY, plus many nephews, nieces and friends.
Preceding hre in death was her husband, Glenn, husband,
Clarence; on sister, Madge GARDNER; and one brother, Jerry LINKEY.
Mae was a good person whose life will linger
on in the hearts of many.
Funeral services were held December 12, 1987, from the Wilson-Watson Funeral Home at
Mount Ayr, Iowa, conducted by Rev. Jack KENDALL. Music was provided by Mr. and Mrs. Maurice JONES.
were LeRoy WOOD, Joe SNETHEN, Bill STATON, Glen GARDNER, Gerald GARDNER and RIchard TAYLOR. Burial was in the
Ellston cemetery at Ellston, Iowa.
Transcription by Sharon R. Becker, October of 2010
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