Morris Edward Woods

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Morris Edward Woods, 93, of Ladoga, passed away Monday, April 28, 2014 at Putnam County Hospital in Greencastle.

He was born on June 21, 1920 at Fillmore. He was the son of Frank and Hazel Woods.

He was a 1938 graduate of Fillmore High School.

He is survived by three children, Patricia Jeffries of Rockville, Pamela (Chuck) Schaefer of Okeechobee, Fla., and Mike (Kathi) Woods of Walnut Grove, Calif.

He is also survived by seven grandchildren, Carol Wilson, Joe (Tammy) Faulkinbury, Susan Jeffries, Mike Schaefer, Mark Schaefer, Susan (Brad) Toney, Chris (Michelle) Woods; 14 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; a sister, Thelma Lisby; and three sisters-in-law, Crystal Woods, Blanche Stubblefield and Emma Kay Gorham.

He was preceded in death by his wife of 64 years, Ruth Buis Woods, in 2004.

He was also preceded in death by sister Wilma Cash, brothers Waldo Woods and William (Billy) Woods and son-in-laws Joe Faulkinbury and Jerry Jeffries.

He was a farmer and previously owned an International Harvester dealership in Kingman. Since retirement he had spent his winters in Okeechobee, Fla., where he loved to fish.

His memberships included the Ladoga Christian Church and the Larrabee Masonic Lodge 131, Stilesville.

Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Thursday, May 1 at Servies and Morgan Funeral Home, Ladoga.

Visitation will be on Wednesday from 5-8 p.m. at the Funeral Home. Joe Faulkinbury will officiate. Burial will be in Ladoga Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Montgomery County Community Foundation or the Putnam County Community Foundation.