Wilma Jean Woody

Wilma Jean Woody, 84, of Foster Street, Buckhannon, died Sunday, Nov. 11, 2018, at her home.

She was born on July 16, 1934, a daughter of Gilsie Russell Tenney, who survives.

On May 6, 1951, she was united in marriage to Fred E. Woody, who survives.

In addition to her mother and husband, she is also survived by three sons:  Ronnie Woody and wife Shirley of French Creek, Kenneth Woody and wife Marie of Buckhannon, and Gary Woody and wife Suzanne of Buckhannon; 11 grandchildren; 11 great grandchildren; three sisters:  Patricia and husband Doyle Gillum of French Creek, Mary Ann and husband Larry Coe of Buckhannon, and Charlotte Peck of Alexander, W.Va.; and several nieces and nephews.

She was also preceded in death by her father Oral Simmons and three siblings:  George, Annabelle and Donnie.

Mrs. Woody was a member of the Light Chapel Church, and was a faithful and devoted Christian who loved the Lord.

She enjoyed fishing, feeding the birds, tending her flower gardens, reading, and working crossword puzzles.

The family would like to extend their heartfelt appreciation to the many hospice nurses that cared for Wilma over the past three years.

The family will receive friends on Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018, from 5-8 p.m., at the Heavner and Cutright Funeral Chapel.  The funeral will be held on Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018, at 10 a.m., at the funeral chapel with Pastor Brandon Kelley officiating.  Interment will follow in the Pleasant Dale Cemetery.

Online condolences may be extended to the Woody family at www.heavnerandcutright.com  The Woody family entrusted the Heavner and Cutright Funeral Chapel & Cremation Service with the arrangements.



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