Mary Emma Woods – January 9, 2015

Woods Obit PicMary Emma Woods, 97, of McLean, died Friday, Jan. 9, 2015.

Services will be at 2 p.m., Monday, Jan. 12, 2015, in McLean Church of Christ.  Burial will follow at Hillcrest Cemetery in McLean.  Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, 2800 Paramount Blvd.

Mary was born Dec. 7, 1917, in McLean to Jim and Vera Back.  She was valedictorian of McLean High School in 1935.  She married A.J. Woods on Sept. 7, 1935, in McLean.  He preceded her in death in 1994.

She also was preceded in death by a son, Wesley Wayne Woods in 2006; a brother, James David Back; and a sister, Mabel Rives.

Survivors include two sons, Dr. David L. Woods and wife Fern of McLean and Lt. Col. Ret. Donald E. Woods and wife Pia of Amarillo; five grandchildren, Rhonda Thornton, Teresa Eubank, Kyle Woods, Nopadon Woods and Noparat Woods.

The family suggests memorials be made to McLean-Alanreed Historical Museum, 116 N. Main St., McLean, TX 79057.

0 Replies to “Mary Emma Woods – January 9, 2015”

  1. My thoughts and Prayers are with you Dr. David and Mrs. Fern Woods at this time! She was surely loved and cared for in the very best way! Many good memories of times in McLean stir at the mention of her name and both of yours.

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