The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


January 25, 2014

Obituaries — Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014


May Marie Richmond Wood

MEADOW CREEK — May Marie Richmond Wood, 95, of Meadow Creek, died at 8:50 a.m. Thursday, January 23, 2014, at Main Street Care in Hinton following a short illness.

Born August 30, 1918, at Longbottom, Raleigh County, she was the daughter of the late Silas and Lottie Adkins.

Mrs. Wood was a homemaker and a member of Sandstone Baptist Church at Sandstone. She had lived all of her life in Summers and Raleigh Counties. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and sister.

She was preceded in death by her first husband, Webster Enfield Richmond, her second husband, Eugene Wood, and two sisters, Maycle Payne and Listine Harvey.

Survivors include seven sons, Hobert Richmond of Sandstone, John Richmond and wife Becky of Shady Spring, Jim Richmond of Ballard, Daniel Richmond and wife Tina of Hinton, William Richmond of Hinton, Jesse Richmond and wife Shelly of Hinton and Ray Richmond and wife Connie of Hinton; three daughters, Annie Richmond and companion Roy of Green Sulphur Springs, Kay Humphries and husband Marshall of Hilldale and Ethel Meadows and husband Ronald of Shady Spring; one brother, Rossy Adkins of Elkton, Md.; three sisters, Elva Boinozych of Elkton, Md., Lena Meadows of Shady Spring and Grace Meadows of Shady Spring; 20 grandchildren, 28 great-grandchildren and nine great-great-grandchildren also survive.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, January 25, 2014, at Pivont Funeral Home Chapel in Hinton, with Pastor Pete Cook officiating. Burial will follow in the Richmond Cemetery at New River Falls in Raleigh County.

Friends may call from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.

Grandsons will serve as pallbearers.

Online condolences and guest register at

Arrangements by Pivont Funeral Home, Hinton.

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