Mt. Vernon Register-News

January 16, 2014

Mary Sue Wood

The Register-News

---- — Mary Sue Wood, 69, of Mt. Vernon, died 5:38 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014, at Good Samaritan Regional Health Center in Mt. Vernon.

She was born Nov. 19, 1944, in Mt. Vernon, the daughter of Todd and Eva (Wilson) Badgett. She married Larry Wood on June 2, 1962, in Mt. Vernon.

Mary Sue was a homemaker, a member of Meadowbrook Christian Church in Mt. Vernon and a member of the East Salem Friendship Club.

She is survived by husband, Larry Wood of Mt. Vernon; three children, Greg Wood and wife Sheryl of Mt. Vernon, Gary Wood and wife Jan of Mt. Vernon and Carla Wood and husband Mark Rich of Mt. Vernon; grandchildren, Zach Wood, Tony Wood, Kelsey Black, David Black, Emily Timmons and husband Justin, Chad Biffen and wife Kim, Jordan Wood and Gretchen Rich, Karen Rich and Bekkah Rich; brother, Bill Badgett and wife JoAnn of Hurst; brothers-in-law, Leroy McDuffie of Mt. Vernon and Lyle Wood and wife Dorothy of Mt. Vernon; sister-in-law, Phyllis Keen and husband Jerry of Mt. Vernon; uncle, Clifford Millner of Tilden; nine great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents and one sister, Virginia McDuffie.

Funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at Hughey Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon with Mr. Michael Sheets officiating. Interment will be at Mt. Vernon Memorial Gardens in Woodlawn.

Visitation will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday at Hughey Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon.

For those who wish, memorials may be given to the Wabash Christian Retirement Center in Carmi 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.