Mt. Vernon Register-News

November 28, 2012

Doris Wood


MT. VERNON — — Doris E. Wood, 89, of Bluford, died at 9:32 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2012, at her home in Bluford.

She was born Saturday, Feb. 3, 1923, in Jefferson County, daughter of Olin A. and Inez A. (Rogers) Hayes. She married Cyrus C. “Cy” Wood, Sr. on Sept. 24, 1941, in Jackson, Miss. and he preceded her in death on March 1, 2008.

Doris worked at the Mt. Vernon Garment Factory and then for Osborn’s Country Store in Bluford. Following that, she assisted her husband Cy with the daily operations of B.E. Wood Printing Company for 25 years and she was a member of Otterbein United Methodist Church in Bluford.

She is survived by daughter, Marsha Schrum and husband Louis of Mt. Vernon; son, Cyrus C. Wood, Jr. and wife Glenna of McLeansboro; grandchildren, Mark Schrum and wife Carla of Bluford, David Schrum and wife Angela of Bluford, Chad Schrum and wife Chris of Mt. Vernon, Julie Wood and fiancé Scott Price of Opdyke, Jana Winkleman and husband Adam of Carmi, Jessica Daugherty and husband Eric of Bluford and Joseph C. Wood of McLeansboro; stepgrandchildren, Angela Dugger of McLeansboro and Kristie Brooks and husband Nathan of McLeansboro; sisters, Mary Flanagan of Mt. Vernon and Retta Estes and husband Gene of Mt. Vernon; 12 great-grandchildren; one stepgreat-grandchild; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; brother, James Hayes; and sister, Alice Fisher.

Funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Friday at Otterbein United Methodist Church in Bluford with the Rev. Karen Blank-Ewell officiating. Interment will be at Oakdale Cemetery in Jefferson County.

Visitation will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Otterbein United Methodist Church in Bluford.

For those who wish, memorials may be given to Otterbein United Methodist Church or to Opdyke Cemetery and will be accepted at the funeral home or mailed to Hughey Funeral Home, P.O. Box 721, Mt. Vernon, IL 62864.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Hughey Funeral Home where you may call 242-3348 or visit for further information and to send condolences.