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George W. Woods

February 22, 1929 February 6, 2017
George W. Woods
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Obituary for George W. Woods

A wonderful fight and unselfish life ended Monday morning, February 6, 2017, when Brother George W. Woods departed his earthly life and received his heavenly wings.

Brother George W. Woods was born February 22, 1929 to the late Reverend H.A. Woods and Louisana Williams Woods.


He was baptized at an early age and attended Ebenezer AME Church in Virginia.


He received his education at Rosenwald Elementary and later went to Wytheville Training School.


In 1950, he joined the Army and served during the Korean conflict. After serving in the military, he moved to New York where he met his future wife Greatell M. Bouie.

Brother Woods worked for many years in Import/Export Services and eventually retired.

Brother Woods leaves to cherish his memories a loving wife: Greatell Woods; daughter: Vanessa Woods-Headley of NY; son: Christopher Wright, GA; Sister: Frances Woods, Crockett, NY; Grandsons: Christopher M. Wright, GA; Michael Woods, Damian Woods, Alonzo Good and Christopher Wright Jr. , NY; great grandchildren: Kalea Wright, TX, Dasean Woods, Amora Woods, Saraji Good, Malcohm Woods, Anaiyah Woods, NY and Christopher M. Wright, Jr., GA; son-in-law: Ronald Headley, NY; a host of sorrowing nieces, nephews, cousins, family and friends.

Three brothers preceded him in death.

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Previous Events

Visitation

Friday

10

Feb

2:00 PM 2/10/2017 2:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 2/10/2017 8:00:00 PM
Bruton Mortuary

635 Bruton Street
Bainbridge, GA 39819

Bruton Mortuary
635 Bruton Street Bainbridge 39819 GA
United States

Service

Saturday

11

Feb

11:00 AM 2/11/2017 11:00:00 AM
Salem M.B. Church

451 Old Faceville Road
Bainbridge , GA 39819

Salem M.B. Church
451 Old Faceville Road Bainbridge 39819 GA
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Wilson-Bouie Cemetery Final Resting Place

0 Attapulgus-Faceville Road
Attapulgus , GA 39815

0 Attapulgus-Faceville Road Attapulgus 39815 GA
United States
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