PARSONSBURG, Md. - Pauline Wood 84 of Parsonsburg, passed away Thursday, April 25, 2013 at her home. Born in Salisbury she was the daughter of the late Fred B. Adkins Sr. and Ruby Quillen Adkins. Mrs. Wood was a 1946 graduate of Wicomico High School, 1969 graduate of the University of Maryland with a BA and 1974 graduate of the University of Maryland with a MA. She taught high school chemistry in Montgomery County. After retirement she worked for A & W Farms at local farmers markets.
She is survived by her siblings: Fred Adkins Jr. and wife, Mary Ann, Gwen Adkins and Josephus Adkins and wife, Joan all of Parsonsburg; children and spouses: Gail Wood & Mike Swales, Frank Wood III & Charlotte, Paul A. Wood & Susan, Carol Reid & Joe and Peter Wood & Tom Dionne; grandchildren: Danny & Aubrey Reid, Katie Red & Josh Wiltse, Laurenn Reid, Amanda & Ryan Otey, Carolyn & Thomas Estes III and Alex Wood; great-grandchildren, Tommy Estes IV and Ella Otey. She was preceded in death by husband, Frank A. Wood Jr.
A private memorial service will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her memory to the Wicomico Public Library in Salisbury. Condolences may be sent in c/o Mr. Paul A. Wood, 31235 Morris Leonard Rd., Parsonsburg, MD 21849. Arrangements are in the care of Holloway Funeral Home, P.A., 501 Snow Hill Rd., Salisbury, MD 21804. Please visit Holloway Funeral Home's website to express condolences to the family.