DONALD E. WOODS Thursday, August 11, 2005 © Enid, OK. News (with picture) Submitted by: Sylva Rhodes
DONALD E. WOODS
Donald E. Woods, beloved husband, father, grandfather and friend, died August 7, 2005 at the age of 73 surrounded by those who loved him dearly. He was born April 1, 1932 to A. Jay and Millie (Barrows) Woods in Aline, OK.
Donald graduated from Aline High School and continued his education until his graduation in 1956 from the University of Oklahoma where his love of Sooner football began. He married Jessie Marie Elliott March 17, 1956 in Aline, OK. To this marriage were born five children, Ron, Marla, Paul, Cynthia and Lisa.
He is survived by two sons, Ron and wife Belinda and Paul and wife Cindy, all of Yukon, OK.; three daughters, Marla Fisher and husband Tom of Oklahoma City, OK., Cynthia Woods of Wichita Falls, TX., and Lisa Culliton and husband Edward of Overland Park, KS.; a brother Jay Woods and wife Dena of Arlington, TX.; a sister, Almeda Smith of Norman, OK.; thirteen grandchildren - Danny, Joshua, Justin, Erin, Kimberly, Tisha, Brooke, Jessica, Tyler, Brett, Cale, Christopher, and Beatrice; and three great-grandchildren - Blake, Joseph, and Daniel.
He was preceded in death by his wife of 34 years, Jessie; his mother, Millie; his father, A.J.; a brother Jimmy; and two sisters, Edith and Rose Mary.
Donald served 34 years as a civilian employee at Tinker Air Force Base, Midwest City, OK., where he gained much respect and many friends. His unforgettable smile, encompassing hugs and sense of humor made a multitude of fond memories for those who knew him. His love for his family and unending generosity will leave a large void in the lives of many. We will miss you Daddy !
The funeral service will be at 10 a.m., Friday, August 12, 2005 at the Aline United Methodist Church, Aline, OK. with burial in Aline Star Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial donations in Donald's memory be made to the charity of your choice.
Bill Eisenhour Southeast Signature.
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