Clarice Faye “Dee” (Kinder) Wood


Clarice Faye “Dee” (Kinder) Wood, 88 of Charlottesville, passed away Friday Feb. 13, 2015, at Kindred Health Care in Greenfield. She was the youngest of 10 children, born on July 9, 1926, in Charlottesville, the daughter of the late Raymond Earl and Nellie Pearl (Comstock) Kinder.

Clarice married Robert “Bob” William Wood on Aug. 2, 1945. He passed away June 8, 1965. She never remarried but had a companion Loren Edwin “Ed” Jester who passed away on Aug. 17, 2000.

She loved NASCR racing most of all, Indy Racing League, I.U. Basketball under Bob Knights coaching and the Pacers when Reggie Miller was a player for them.

She is survived by her daughter Robin Rene’ Wood – Cass (Leonard) of Fountaintown; grandson Robert Earl Cass of Greenfield; granddaughters Rachael Mae (Fannin)Cass, Heather Marie Cass- Smith (Jedidiah) both of Greenfield, 9 great-grandchildren; sister Violet Kinder- Walker of Greenfield; and several nieces and nephews who lovingly called her Aunt Diddy.

Clarice is preceded in death by her parents; daughter Linda Sue Wood-Pardee June 19, 1995; granddaughter Jennifer Lynn Wood-Hardy Aug. 23, 2014; brothers and sisters Marie Lucille ( Monta) Bailey, Herman (Marian) Kinder, Nina (Jim) Sitton, Pearl (Charlie) Brolick, Charles (Estella-Peggy) Kinder, Freida (David-Bud) Duffy, Clarence (Maxine) Kinder, and twin brother Ferris-Buddy (Ruby) Kinder.

No Services are planned at this time, Stillinger Family Funeral Home Pasco Chapel 1780 West Main Street Greenfield, IN 46140 is entrusted with arrangements.

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