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July 2, 1941 - January 30, 2018

Burial Date: February 2, 2018

Committal services will be Friday, February 2 at 12:30 pm in the Sunset Memorial Park Mausoleum.   The family will receive friends from 11:00 am until 12 noon at the Melton Mortuary.   Those wishing to attend the committal services are asked to be at the mortuary by 12 noon.

Melva L. Wood

On Tuesday, January 30th, 2018, our most cherished Melva Wood passed away peacefully at her home in Mac Arthur.   She was in her 76th year.

One of three daughters, Melva Lea Polk was born on July 2nd, 1941 at Sophia.   She was the daughter of the late Joseph Quincy and Beatrice Stone Polk.   Her sisters, Shirley Petre and Joyce Mounts have preceded her in death as well.

A retired nurse, those who encountered Melva Wood will remember her compassion and gentle ways with the sick.   She truly symbolized what a true nurse is all about.

She leaves to cherish her memory, her devoted companion, Jerry Wood; she was the beloved mother of Joe Wood and wife Rebecca, Keith Lilly and wife, Sandra and Susan Mills.   There are five grandchildren and three surviving great grandkids.   A great-grandson, Ethan Lowe has passed away.

Committal services will be Friday, February 2 at 12:30 pm in the Sunset Memorial Park Mausoleum.   The family will receive friends from 11:00 am until 12 noon at the Melton Mortuary.   Those wishing to attend the committal services are asked to be at the mortuary by 12 noon.