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Wilma Jean Woods

Originally published: Nov. 7, 2012
Last modified: Nov. 7, 2012

Mrs. Wilma Jean Woods, 61, of Lansing, passed away Sunday morning, Nov. 4, 2012, at her mother's home.

Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2012, at Boone Family Funeral Home with the Rev. Larry Shepherd, the Rev. Gene Shepherd and the Rev. Bud Shepherd officiating. Burial will follow in the Wyatt Cemetery.

The family received friends 6 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012, at Boone Family Funeral Home.

Mrs. Woods was born in Ashe County on Sunday, Dec. 24, 1950, to the late Eugene "Gee" Woods and Thelma Wyatt Woods. She worked at Sara Lee Knit Products until the closing of the plant. She was a member of Harvest Time Ministries in North Wilkesboro.

Wilma had a love for life. She enjoyed being outdoors, deer hunting and fishing. She enjoyed being with people, especially the young children. She never met a stranger. She was a loving daughter, sister, mother and grandmother. She will be missed by all.

She is survived by a son, Gregory Lee Richardson of West Jefferson; a daughter, Cindy Richardson Shatley and husband, Kevin, of Jefferson; her mother, Thelma Woods of Lansing; three sisters, Bonnie Woods of Lansing, Nancy Miller and husband, Lloyd, of Fleetwood, and Robin Brown and husband, Jerry, of West Jefferson; two grandchildren, Chance Shatley and Alexa Shatley; several nieces and nephews also survive.

Flowers will be appreciated or memorials may be made to Wyatt Cemetery, P.O. Box 216, Lansing, N.C. 28643.

You may give the family your condolences at our website http://www.boonefuneralhome.com.

Boone Family Funeral Home of West Jefferson is in charge of these arrangements.

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