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Wood, Carol

In Loving Memory

Wood, Carol R. (nee Mannshardt)

April 2, 1939 - June 7, 2024

Wood, Carol R. (nee Mannshardt), 85, passed away peacefully at home on Friday, June 7, 2024.  Carol was born to the late John and Louise Mannshardt, April 2, 1939, in St. Louis, Missouri.  Beloved wife of Tarry Wood of 63 years; dearest mother of John (Erika) and Ted (Michele) Wood; dear grandma of Camden, Lauren, Carson, and Parker Wood; great grandma of Mia Wood; our dear sister-in-law, aunt, and friend of many.


Carol studied education at Maryville University.  She then went to work as a legal secretary for the Lewis, Rice, Tucker, Allen, and Chubb law firm.  When John was born, she left the law firm to be a dedicated mother.  After her boys were grown, she returned to work as a Special Education Substitute Teacher.

Carol enjoyed being outdoors, taking walks and working in her yard.  She was an avid Cardinals fan.  She loved dogs and had several throughout her life.  As a little girl, her first dog was a miniature schnauzer.  She was so fond of that dog, that after that she always had miniature schnauzers.

Memorial Visitation Saturday, June 29, 9:00 a.m. until Memorial Service 11:00 a.m. at KUTIS AFFTON CHAPEL, 10151 Gravois Rd.  Inurnment at St. Lucas Cemetery (Denny Rd.). Memorial contributions may be given to the Arthritis Foundation, PO BOX 96280, Washington, DC 20077.  https://info.arthritis.org/donate


2 thoughts on “Wood, Carol R. (nee Mannshardt)”

  1. Tarry and family. May God’s blessings be with you as you remember your wife, mother and grandma. Carol was a special neighbor to my family when my kids were growing up in Tealridge. What a kind and caring friend and neighbor.
    Linda Paul

  2. I offer my condolences to Carol’s family. She was a very nice person and I have
    many memories of our time as sorority sisters at Cleveland High School.

    We also had a ball cruising south St. Louis with Maggie.


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