ATWOOD, Elsie E.: 1921 – 2012

Elsie E. Atwood, 90, of Quanah, died Friday, March 2, 2012, in Quanah.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Monday, March 5, in Smith Funeral Home Chapel with Larry DeLong, minister of the Quanah Church of Christ, officiating. Burial will follow in Quanah Memorial Park under the direction of Smith Funeral Home of Quanah.

She was born on April 20, 1921, in Lakota, N.D., a daughter of the late Matthew H. and Mary Josephine (Holmes) Roman. During World War II she was a ship welder in Seattle, Wash. She was a longtime resident of Quanah and a retired nurse’s aide. She was a member of the Church of Christ.

Survivors include three daughters, Phyllis Maxwell of Wasilla, Alaska, Carol Lee of Quanah, and Mary Jane Stokes of Collinsville, Miss.; one son, Michael Atwood of Quanah; seven grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.

Family visitation will be from 7 to 8 p.m. Sunday, March 4, at the funeral home.