Arlene Louise (Berry) Wood passed away on August 6, 2019, at the Geary Community Hospital, Kansas, at the age of 79. Arlene was born on the family farm at Madison Creek near Milford, Kansas, on October 19, 1939. She was the oldest daughter of Robert and Ruby (Koerner) Berry and graduated from Wakefield High School in 1957.
On September 5th, 1958, she married Allen Wood.
Arlene loved flowers and planted many in planters on her deck and around her house. She enjoyed mowing the farmstead. For many years, she had prolific gardens and canned hundreds of jars of green beans and tomatoes.
She was preceded in death by her parents, baby brother David, and sister Jeanette Berry.
She is survived by Allen, her husband of 60 years; her brother William Berry of Bennington; her children Mark Wood ( Lucy) of Colby; David Wood (Becky) of Cody, Wyoming; Lori Witt of Junction City; and Amanda Fitzgeralds (Troy) of Abilene and her grandchildren Matthew and Emily Farrant, Andrew and Jenifer Wood, Colton and Danelle Wood, Thomas Mader, Elise and Sonya Ketcher, Bailey, Autumn, and Brady Fitzgeralds.
Memorial services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, August 10, 2019 at the Milford Congregational Church with Pastor Dirk Westerman officiating.
A memorial may be made to the Milford Congregational Church and left in care of the Anderes-Pfeifley Funeral Home.
Condolences may be left for the family at www.apfunerals.com.