Obituary of Emily Woods
Mrs. Emily Ann Woods age 82 of Kenton, Tennessee, passed away from this life on Thursday, December 19, 2019 at her home with her loving family around her. A Celebration of Life service will be held on Sunday, December 22, 2019 at 3:30 p.m. in the Chapel of Karnes and Son Funeral Home in Kenton with Kevin Ray officiating.
Mrs. Woods was born April 7, 1937 in Bells, Tennessee; to the late Doyle and Jessie Blackburn White. Mrs. Woods was a retired employee of Brown Shoe Company with over 40 years of service; along with being a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. Mrs. Woods was a faithful member of the Kenton Church of Christ, where she enjoyed serving her church and preparing the Lords Supper. Mrs. Woods loved her rose bushes; spending time with her family; most importantly watching her grandchildren at whatever activity they were in; shopping with her sister; and enjoying her faithful canine companion of 16 years, " Little Bit", who followed her every step.
Mrs. Woods is survived by two daughters, Jana Ray and husband Kevin, Darlene Horton and husband Michael; four grandchildren, Meagan Gonzales and husband Matthew, Lance Ray and wife Kathrine, Skyler Bowlin and wife Camilla, and Lydia Taylor and husband Robert; five great-grandchildren, Tanner Taylor, Callie Ray, Katey Taylor, McKenzie Gonzales, and Luka Bowlin; one sister, Bettye Barton; and canine companion, "Little Bit". She was preceded in death by her husband Dairl Woods; and her parents.
Mrs. Woods family will receive friends on Sunday, December 22, 2019 from 2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. in the Chapel of Karnes and Son Funeral Home in Kenton.
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