Dec 12 is a day to celebrate the birth of Kirt DeMar WOOD (1923-1987) husband and father of six. He was 8 when his 49 year old father died, and 47 when his mother died on his birthday. He was 63 at the time of his own death. "Papa" would be 88 years old today.
Laura Elizabeth PARKER WOOD (1889-1970). She was widowed at the age of 43, with five of her seven children to care for, the youngest was 6. She died at the age of 81.