BERNIE - Earl Clyde Wood, 87, died July 8, 2005, at the Crowley Ridge Care Center in Dexter.
Born Sept. 6, 1917, at Malden to the late Marcellous Christopher and Matilda Elizabeth Jones Wood, he was a farmer and a member of the Bethany General Baptist Church of rural Campbell.
On Jan. 5, 1935, at Gideon he married Cleo Hilda Malin who preceded him in death on Feb. 5, 1989.
He was also preceded in death by one brother and six sisters.
Survivors include: four daughters, Donna Ray Young of Dexter, Barbara Jean Spitzer and Elizabeth Ann Wood of Bernie and Betty Jo Lindley of Eureka; two sisters, Vella Greenfield of Flint, Mich., and Ruth Dignan of Malden; and seven grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren and seven great-great-grandchildren.
Funeral services are scheduled for 11 a.m. today at the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Chapel in Bernie with the Rev. Byron Johnson officiating.
Burial will follow in the Malden Memorial Park Cemetery.