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Services for Frances Lorene Woods, 81, of Tupelo are at 2 p.m. Monday at the Tupelo Church of Christ. Wendell Ingram will officiate. Burial will follow at Wilson Cemetery near Clarita.
Mrs. Woods passed away Thursday, June 8, 2017, at a Coalgate nursing home.
She was born Dec. 3, 1935, in Coal County to W. M. (Madison) and Fannie Sanders Foreman. She attended Pleasant Hill and Clarita schools.
She married Billy Joe Woods Dec. 22, 1951. He preceded her in death March 15, 2014. Mrs. Woods was a homemaker and a rancher.
Survivors include a daughter, Marie Shoemaker of Tupelo; a son, Larry Woods and wife, Kathy, of Tupelo; four grandchildren, Charity Eidson and husband, Terry, of Tupelo, Chris Woods and wife, Taylor, of Latta, Chad Woods and wife, Cierra, of Latta and Lisa Shoemaker of Tupelo; her great-grandchildren, Kamryn Choate, Karsyn Woods, Hudson Woods, Jace Eidson and Jayce Eddings, and expecting a great-grandson, Tripp Woods.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Madison and Fannie Foreman; her husband, Billy Joe Woods; a daughter, Joy Arlene Woods; a sister, Margie Virginia Stone; a son-in-law, Ted Shoemaker; and a grandson, Timothy Woods.
Bearers will be the men of the Tupelo Church of Christ.
Published on June 9, 2017
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