Janice Jo Wood, age 57, Prescott, Kansas died March 16, 2007 at Mercy Health Center in Fort Scott, Kansas. She was born November 18, 1949 in Walnut, Kansas the daughter of Edward and Georgetta Tobaben Thiesing. She graduated from Girard High School. She married Gary Wood on October 17, 1970. Jan worked at Great Western Insurance, Commercial Pipeline, Greeley Gas and finally Atmos Energy. She was a member of the Prescott United Methodist Church where she sang in the choir. She served on the Coal Center Days Committee and was a member of the gold Wing Road Riders Association Chapter M. She was preceded in death by her father and two sisters, Karen Reed and Margaret Mangette. She is survived by her mother, Georgetta Thiesing of Walnut; husband, Gary, of Prescott; son, Jeff Wood and Linda of Topeka, Kansas; daughter, Angie Williams and Jim of Des Moines, Iowa; sisters, Beverly Gorman of Prescott, Claudette Espinosa of Wagner, Oklahoma and Kay Louis of Walnut, Kansas; four grandchildren, Kelsi Wood and Sara, Lindsey and Ryon Williams; and six great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, March 20, 2007 at the Prescott United Methodist Church.
Burial will be in the Prescott Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Monday at the Coffel-Schneider Funeral Home in Pleasanton, Kansas. Contributions can be made to the Prescott United Methodist Church or the Hope House. Online condolences for the family can be left for the family at www.coffelschneider.com. Arrangements: Coffel-Schneider, Pleasanton, Kansas.