Dorothy Jane Wood, age 86, of Bethel, Missouri, passed away Friday, August 10, 2018, in Macon Health Care Center in Macon, Missouri.
She was born November 25, 1931, in rural Knox County, Missouri, the daughter of Lewis and Blanche Dillinger Corbin.
On August 21, 1949, in Edina, Missouri, she united in marriage to Milton Wendell Wood and he preceded her in death on March 6, 2007. Dorothy was also preceded in death by her parents; and two sisters, Betty Elaine Rasmussen and Patsy Romaine Isom; two sons-in-law, Melvin Brumbaugh and Troy Caryle; and a grand daughter-in-law, Tracy Brumbaugh.
Surviving are three children, Daniel Milton (Ginger) Wood of Clarence, MO, Wendeline Sue Brumbaugh of Bethel, MO, and Cindy Lou (Mike) Shuck of Monroe City, MO; one brother, Kenneth Dale (Janice) Corbin of Chesterfield, MO; seven grandchildren, Patricia Anne Brawner of Maywood, MO, Joseph Ray Brumbaugh of Bethel, MO, Jason Lewis Brumbaugh of Bethel, MO, Kendel Milton (Ann) Wood of Clarence, MO, Logan Jantzen (Tiffany) Wood of Shelbina, MO, Paige Nicole (Kendle) Smith of Shelbyville, MO, and Megan Jo Carlyle of Columbia, MO; nine great-grandchildren, Kylie, Jodi, Dalton, Avery, McKenna, Judge, Jayden, Anna and Austin; two great-great grandchildren, Sadie and Lane; and several nieces and nephews.
Dorothy received her education at Sweet Oak Grade School and graduated from LaBelle High School in 1949. She was a housewife and homemaker and drove a school bus until her retirement in 2001. Dorothy lived all her married life in Shelby County. She enjoyed collecting hummingbirds, quilting and John Wayne Movies. Dorothy was a member of the Bethel Christian Church.
Funeral services with Reverend Delbert Earlywine officiating for the services will be held 11 a.m. Monday, August 13, 2018, in the Coder Funeral Chapel in LaBelle, Missouri. Musical selections will be “How Great thou Art” and “Go Rest High On That Mountain”.
Burial will be in the LaBelle Cemetery with Joe Brumbaugh, Jason Brumbaugh, Kendel Wood, Logan Wood, Austin Jones and Dalton Brumbaugh as casket bearers and Patty Brawner, Paige Smith, Megan Carlyle and Ty Miller as honorary bearers.
Visitation will be held Monday, August 13, 2018, from 10 a.m. till time of services at 11 a.m. in the Coder Funeral Chapel in LaBelle, MO.
Memorials may be made to Alzheimer’s Association or the Historical Bethel German Colony. Memorials may be left at or mailed to Coder Funeral Chapel, P.O. Box 151, LaBelle, MO, 63447.