Stanley Lee Woods, 88, of Newport (Craig County), went to be with the Lord on Tuesday afternoon, November 3, 2009 in the care of Heritage Hall Nursing home in Blacksburg.
Born in Craig County on October 1, 1921, he was the son of the late John R. and Allie Huffman Woods. He worked for Celanese in Narrows and retired from the Hercules in 1974. He was a member and Deacon of the Level Green Christian Church.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his wife of 58 years Louise H. Woods. One Brother, Wesley Woods and three nieces Bonnie Sowers, Debbie Link and Connie Athey.
He leaves to cherish his memory a son and daughter-in-law, Rickey and Debbie Woods of Sinking Creek, Craig County; a daughter and son-in-law, Florence and Dennis Huffman of Sinking Creek, Craig County, daughter and son-in-law Linda and John Lee of New Castle; grandson Jonathan Lee and one granddaughter Tanya Ingram and her husband Tommy; Great Granddaughter Laurana Ingram. Brother Carl S. Woods of Newport and one sister Edith W. Smith and her husband Albert. Several Nieces and Nephews.
The family would like to express their sincere gratitude to the all the staff at Heritage Hall for the love and care given to our Dad, you always knew how to make him grin. Also a special thanks to Southern Care Hospice.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Level Green Christian Church, 3388 Cumberland Gap Road, Newport, VA 24128.
Funeral services will be conducted Thursday at 1:00 PM in the Level Green Christian Church with Pastor Mike Whittaker officiating. Burial will follow in the Level Green Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the Kendall Funeral Home at 605 Snidow Street, Pembroke from 6 to 8 PM on Wednesday.