DODGE CITY - Emily “Grandma” Woods, 94, died Feb. 2, 2021 at her home in Dodge City, KS. She was born Jan. 6, 1927 at Alamota, KS, the daughter of Leslie and Prudence (Wagonseller) Thomas. She was a longtime Kalvesta, KS, resident where she was a rural mail carrier for over 25 years. She moved to Dodge City in 2009. On Jan. 20, 1948, she married Leonard Leon Woods.
Survivors include: her son, Darrell Woods of Kalvesta, KS; three daughters, Ruby Beatty of Dodge City, KS, Margie Cunningham of Dodge City, KS, and Darlene Dyson of Hydro, OK; 20 grandchildren, 49 great-grandchildren and three great-great -grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Leonard in 2024; her son, Doc Woods; her daughter, Judy Stand; a grandson; a great-granddaughter; four brothers and two sisters.
Memorial service will be at 10 a.m. Feb. 13, 2021 at the Cimarron Church of the Nazarene, Cimarron, KS. Private family inurnment will be at a later date. There will be no public viewing, cremation has taken place. The family suggests memorials to the Emily Woods Memorial Fund in care of Ziegler Funeral Chapel, 1901 N. 14th Ave., Dodge City, Kansas 67801. Condolences may be sent to www.zieglerfuneralchapel.com.
Published on February 05, 2021