Services set for former reporter, editor Sue Ann Wood

2 years 7 months 1 week ago Sunday, March 13 2016 Mar 13, 2016 Sunday, March 13, 2016 9:34:00 PM CDT March 13, 2016 in News
By: Associated Press

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Graveside services are planned for former St. Louis newspaper reporter and editor Sue Ann Wood.

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that Wood was 85 when she died Thursday at a Kirkwood nursing home, where she had residence since August because of advanced multiple sclerosis.

Wood joined the former St. Louis Globe-Democrat in 1955, rising through the ranks from reporter to managing editor. After 29 years with that newspaper, she joined the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, among other things service as reader's advocate in Sunday editions.

She retired in 1999.

Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Riverview Cemetery in Jefferson City.

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