Hendricks County Flyer, Avon, IN

July 31, 2013


July 29, 2013


Betty Kathryn (Ashby) Wood of Plainfield died Monday at Meadow Lakes in Mooresville. She was 88.

Born Jan. 25, 1925, in Gary, she was the daughter of the late Riley J. and Hester (Dunn) Ashby. She married Charles D. Wood on March 25, 1946. He died Jan. 5, 1988.

Mrs. Wood was a 1943 graduate of Emerson High School in Gary. She had worked as a receptionist for a medical office and later at a daycare. She retired from the clerk/treasurer's office for the City of Hobart, Ind. Her memberships included Plainfield Baptist Church.

Survivors include sons Charles Wood Jr. and wife Paula of Martinsville and Robert Wood and wife Theresa of Salem, Ky.; a daughter, Nancy Burris and husband Lance of Plainfield; grandchildren, Jeff Wood, Julie Presley, Brad Burris, Brian Burris, Carie Markus, and Joe Wood; and great-grandchildren, Savannah, Mya Rose, Dylan, Dane, and Lakin.

Two brothers, Harry Ashby and Robert Ashby, also preceded her in death.

Services are 11 a.m. Aug. 1 at Plainfield Baptist Church, 1575 Reeves Road, with Dr. Mike Jenkins officiating. Visitation will be for one hour prior to services at the church. Burial will be 4 p.m. at Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery in Hobart.

Memorials may be made to Plainfield Baptist Church.

Online condolences may be sent at www.costinfunerachapel.com.