Posted: Friday, August 27, 2010 4:02 pm
Paul Woods, 92, of Henderson, died Sunday, Aug. 22, 2010 at the Volunteer General Hospital, Martin.
Services were held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Shackelford-Johnson Funeral Home Chapel in Henderson with burial in Unity Cemetery.
Clark Ramsey, Chris Moerman, Mitch Graves, Bryce Ashby, Mike Lacy and Miles Rhodes served as pallbearers.
Woods was born March 16, 1918 in Chester County, son of the late Lonnie and Martha Rhodes Woods. He was married to Mary Rebecca Jones Woods on Oct. 10, 1943. She preceded him in death on Oct. 31, 2002. He was a veteran of WWII, serving with the Army’s 6th Calvary. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge, Shriner’s Civitan Club and V.F.W. of Henderson. He worked for many years at Bolton Ford, and for 30 years owned and operated the Paul Woods Insurance Agency.
Survivors include one daughter and son-in-law, Martha Lee and Jerry Lacy of Martin; one son and daughter-in-law, Donald R. and Karen Woods of Maryville; one brother and sister-in-law, Joe and Jean Woods of Pigeon Forge; six grandchildren, Mike Lacy and Julie Lacy Ashby, both of Memphis, Jenny Lacy Graves of Jackson, Tracy Woods Ramsey of Radford, VA., Jessica Woods Moerman of Atlanta, and Amy Woods of Maryville; and eight great-grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the Shriner’s Burn Hospital, 5770 Shelby Dr., Memphis, TN 38136.wcp 8-26-10