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Waldo Woods Osceola

Published: Thursday, May 9, 2013 8:00 a.m. CST

Waldo Woods, 96, of Osceola died April 30, 2013, at Clarke County Hospital.

Services were 2 p.m. Friday, May 3, at Fielding Funeral Home in Chariton. The Rev. Paul Olson officiated. Interment was in Chariton Cemetery. Online condolencesmay be left at

Waldo Woods, son of Anna (Baker) and Charles Woods, was born Jan. 4, 1917, near Lucas.

Waldo attended Springhill rural school near Lucas and high school in Lucas.

In 1936, Waldo married Neva Holt.

Waldo and Neva spent much of their married life farming near Woodburn.

In their retirement years, they moved to Osceola, where Waldo worked at various businesses.

Waldo is survived by many nieces and nephews and sister-in-law Mary Woods of Chariton.

Waldo was preceded in death by his wife in 1990; parents; brothers, Melvin, Wendell, and Leonard; and sisters, Lola, Zora, Vera and Lillian.

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