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136. Cecil Albert WOOD156,173 was born on 27 September 1916 in Oklahoma.16 He died on 18 November 1969 at the age of 53 in Potosi, Washington County, Missouri.16 He was buried in Sunset Hill Cemetery, Potosi, Washington County, Missouri.174

Cecil is buried in Tahlequah, Cherokee Co, OK, with his family - at least there is a marker there. It is a military marker
Pvt Co F 43 Engineers
World Ward II

However, FindAGrave also lists him as buried Sunset Hill Cemetery in Potosi, Washington Co, MO which is where he died. There is no picture of the stone - I wonder if this entry is in error. His wife is buried in St. Francois Co Missouri along with son Larry.

Cecil Albert WOOD and Ethel Jane SMITH were married on 23 November 1949 in Fort Smith, Sebastian County, Arkansas.16,154 Ethel Jane SMITH was born on 19 March 1930 in Westville, Adair County, Oklahoma. She died on 26 September 1996 at the age of 66 in Farmington, St. Francois County, Missouri. She was buried in Knights of Pythias Cemetery, Park Hills, St. Francois County, Missouri.175

Jane, as she was called, was the daughter of Oscar Wayne and Bonnie Ethel (Bennett) Smith.

Cecil Albert WOOD and Ethel Jane SMITH had the following children:

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Larry Wayne WOOD was born on 4 September 1950 in Oklahoma.156 He died on 20 June 2012 at the age of 61 in Farmington, St. Francois County, Missouri. He was buried in Knights of Pythias Cemetery, Park Hills, St. Francois County, Missouri.

Larry Wayne Wood, 61 formerly of Overland, passed away on Wednesday, June 20, 2012. He was born September 4, 1950 at Tahlequah, Oklahoma, the son of the late Cecil A. and Ethel J. (Smith) Wood.
Larry was a faithful member of the Overland Baptist Church congregation and choir.
Larry is survived by two sisters, Debra (Roger) Skaggs and Betty (Mike) Tawfall, and a niece Ashley Tawfall, all of Farmington.
A graveside service will be held at the Knights of Pythias Cemetery in Farmington

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Debra Jane WOOD (private).156

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Betty Jean WOOD (private).