February 2, 1926 - February 3, 2022
Venita Ruth (Watson) Woods, 96, of Enville, Tennessee, peacefully departed this world, Thursday, February 3, 2022 at her home in Enville, Tennessee. Born February 2, 1926 in Octa, Missouri, daughter to the late Willaim Edwin Watson and Willie Pratt (Oliver) Watson. On March 16, 1946, she was united in marriage to R.D. Woods in Piggott, Arkansas. Together they formed and raised a family in Southeast, Missouri until 1964, where they relocated to St. Louis, Missouri. There, she worked at Lutheran Hospital until retiring in 1985. After retiring, Venita and R.D. moved to Malden, Missouri, where they lived together until R.D. passed in July of 2002. In 2009, she moved to Clio, Michigan and resided there until 2018 where she then moved to Enville, Tennessee with daughter, Vickie, for the remainder of her life. While living in Clio, she was a member of the Mt. Morris Church of Christ. She was also a member of the Estes Church of Christ in Henderson, Tennessee. Her greatest enjoyment was spending time and making memories with whom she loved the most. She also loved spending time gardening and growing beautiful flowers. Survivors include one daughter, Vickie Parker and husband, Dan of Enville, Tennessee; one son, Gary Woods and wife, Sherri of St. Louis, Missouri; four grandchildren, Rick (Kim) Parker, Jason Woods, Kelly (Dave) Cover and Michelle (Kent) Jensen. Also surviving, seven great-grandchildren, Craig, Courtney, Makon, Justin, Lauren, Colton, and Ethan; one brother, Paul (Ann) Watson; one sister-in-law, Ruth Ann Watson; one brother-in-law, Tom Yates and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband of 56 years, R.D. Woods; one son, Robert D. (Jackie) Woods; one brother Curt Watson; and four sisters, Dorothy (M.J.) Reaves, Dean (Lindy) Belew, Jo Ann Yates and Terry (Ken) Hudgens. Visitation will be held 6 - 8 p.m., Friday, February 11, 2022 at Landess Funeral Chapel in Malden. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m., Saturday, February 12, 2022 at Landess Funeral Chapel in Malden with Minister Jim Watson officiating. Burial will follow in the Memorial Park Cemetery in Malden. Pallbearers are Rick Parker, Jason Woods, Kent Jenson, Chris Stoverink, Ed Oliver and Brian Watson. Honorary pallbearers are Craig Dixon, Brandon Pope, Justin Woods, Andrew Spence, Colton Woods, and Ethan Jenson. In lieu of flowers, please donate to Dr. Moses, African Missionary Care of Alvaton Church of Christ, P.O. Box 503290, Bowling Green, KY 42102 Landess Funeral Home of Malden will be in charge of the arrangements.
Venita Ruth (Watson) Woods, 96, of Enville, Tennessee, peacefully departed this world, Thursday, February 3, 2022 at her home in Enville, Tennessee. Born February 2, 1926 in Octa, Missouri, daughter to the late Willaim Edwin Watson and Willie... View Obituary & Service Information
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