Frances "Tootie" Wood


Frances "Tootie" McIntyre Wood, 83, died Feb. 4, 2008 in Prescott.

She was born on March 22, 1924 in Phoenix, Ariz., the youngest child of Dr. Arthur J. and Leolin Eubanks McIntyre.

She graduated from North Phoenix High School in 1942 and the University of Arizona in 1946.

She married Dr. Joshua Powell Wood, Jr. in 1948 and has three surviving children, John McIntyre Wood of San Bernardino, Calif., Lynn Irene Wood of Prescott, Ariz. and Jean Ann Bossert of Ridgecrest, Calif.

She was a member of Phi Beta Phi Sorority at the University of Arizona and the Assistance League and Arrowhead Country Club, both in San Bernardino, Calif., where her husband practiced medicine for 32 years.

After retiring, the couple lived in Payson, Ariz. for 13 years. Upon her husband's death, Mrs. Wood moved to Prescott, Ariz., where she lived until the time of her own death.

A private memorial service will be held in Prescott, Ariz. at a later date. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that anyone wishing to do so make a donation to the Yavapai Humane Society, 1625 Sundog Ranch Road, Prescott, AZ 86301.

Services entrusted to Hampton Funeral Home.

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