James Eugene Woods, 66, Nevada, Mo., passed away on Sunday, March 4, 2007, at Nevada Regional Medical Center, Nevada, following a lengthy illness. He was born Aug. 22, 1940, in Orange County, Calif., to Eugene Millard Woods and Esther Marie Roe Woods. He married Mary Ann Wolf on Oct. 17, 1981, in Nevada, and she survives of the home.
James grew up in El Dorado Springs and was a 1958 graduate of El Dorado Springs High School. He worked for 23 years for Farm & Home Savings and US Bank until his retirement in 2002.
Survivors in addition to his wife Mary include four children, Leslie Woods-Hernandez, Nevada, Kellie Bliss, St. Louis, Mo., Jason Woods, Nevada, and James Paul Woods, of the home; five grandchildren, Dorian Bliss, Chloe Bliss, Mabri Bliss, Blake Woods, and Lily Hernandez; one brother, Edward Woods, Renton, Wash.; one sister, Mary McMichael, Tampa, Fla.; and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother, Lester Woods.
Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m., on Wednesday, March 7, at Ferry Funeral Home, Nevada, with John Nichols officiating. Interment will follow in El Dorado Springs City Cemetery. Friends may call now and until the hour of service at the funeral home.
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