Nora Wood


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Posted Online: Jan. 03, 2013, 6:57 pm
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Nora K. Wood, 70, of Fulton, passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2013, at Mercy Medical Center North, Clinton, Iowa.
Visitation will be Saturday, Jan. 5, from 1 to 3 p.m., and Sunday, Jan. 6, from noon to 1 p.m. at the McDonald Funeral Home in Fulton. Funeral services will be Sunday at 1 p.m. with Deacon Michael Sheil officiating. A memorial has been established to the Susan G. Komen Foundation for the cure.
Nora was born Nov. 3, 1942, in Rock Island, the daughter of Richard and Anna Louise White Kennedy. She was employed as a beautician early in her life and later retired from Swiss Colony Call Center in Clinton. She married James Wood on April 8, 1976, in Milan. Nora was a loving and devoted wife, mother, grandmother "Nanni," and a loyal friend to many. She was very talented artistically with her painting and drawing.
Survivors include her husband, James, Fulton; two daughters, Dana (William) Barnett-Owens, Evanston, Ill., and Bridget (Kevin) McRae-Kurtz, Clinton; three sons, Christopher (Andrea) Barnett, Patrick Wood and James Wood, all of Fulton; one sister, Bridget (Stephen) Hull, Winter Haven, Fla.; three brothers, Michael (Darlene) Kennedy, Bettendorf, Patrick (Linda) Kennedy and Casey Kennedy, both of Rock Island; 10 grandchildren, Katie Barnett, Alyssa Barnett and Brianna Barnett all of Morrison, Larson Barnett and Connor Barnett, both of Fulton, Alexander Owens and Abigail Owens, both of Evanston, Ill., Anna Louise Kurtz and Brady James William Kurtz, both of Clinton, and Natalie Wood, Clinton.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her first husband, Lawrence Barnett; and her second husband, William McRae.
Online condolences may be sent to www.mcdonaldfuneralhomes.com.












 




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