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 Gwendolyn Geraldine <I>Stewart</I> Wooding

Gwendolyn Geraldine Stewart Wooding

Montgomery, Montgomery County, Alabama, USA
Death 8 Jul 1953 (aged 39)
Akron, Summit County, Ohio, USA
Burial Akron, Summit County, Ohio, USA
Plot Sec. S, lot 17, #59
Memorial ID 35602390 · View Source
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Daughter of Richard Stewart and Elizabeth (Evans) Nelson. Stepdaughter of Lewis Nelson. Wife of David Wooding.

Akron Beacon Journal, Sunday, July 11, 1953:

"Joint Rites for Slain Akron Couple

Joint services will be held Sunday for David and Gwendolyn Wooding, estranged husband and wife, who died Wednesday in a murder-suicide at 440 Locust st.

The funeral will be at 2 p.m. in the Westley Temple Church with the Rev. James Dunn officiating. Mrs. Wooding will be buried in Glendale Cemetery; Mr. Wooding in a Garrison, W.Va. cemetery.

Coroner William J. Pittinger ruled that Mr. Wooding killed his wife and then himself in the bedroom of his wife's home. They had been separated for several weeks prior to the incident.

Mrs. Wooding, a member of the Mary Exalted Temple 95 of the Elks, leaves her mother, Mrs. Elizabeth Nelson, with whom she made her home."

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