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Kate Purity Birckhead

OCEAN PINES – Kate Purity Birckhead, 96, died on Tuesday Nov. 26, 2013 at her home in Ocean Pines. Born in Morgantown, W.Va., she was the daughter of the late Robert B. Wood and Nettie B. Walls Wood.
She is survived by her son Stanley A. Birckhead and his domestic partner Cynthia Leach. Kate was preceded in death by nine brothers and sisters.  
Services will be private for the family. Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at Arrangements are in the care of the Burbage Funeral Home in Berlin.