Stillwater News Press

January 13, 2014

Mildred Wood


Stillwater NewsPress

— Mildred J. Wood passed away on Saturday.  Jan.  11, 2014 at her residence in Harrah. Mildred was born Dec. 10, 1921, to Ruth and Frank Thomas in Alma, Ark. Mildred grew up in Caney, Kan. While living in Kansas, she was a teacher then worked for Boeing Aircraft during World War II. In 1943, she married Leland L. Peters and moved to Oklahoma. She worked for the Department of Horticulture at Oklahoma State University for 20 years. In 1971, Mildred married Ben L. Wood of Stillwater. She is survived by her son, Kenneth Peters and wife Sharron of Harrah; grandchildren, Brent Peters and wife Michele of Choctaw, Stacey Peters Albright and husband Chris of Marietta, Ga.; great-grandchildren, Christian and Cory Peters and Haley and Abby Albright and her sister Velda Olson of Escondido, Calif.

Graveside services will be held 1 p.m. Tuesday at Sunset Memorial Gardens. Contributions may be made to Hospice or Diabetes Associations.