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Minnie Jane Woody

Woody, Minnie

Funeral service for Minnie Jane Woody, 91, Lawrence, KS will be held 10:30 a.m. Saturday, April 19, 2014 at St. Luke A.M.E. Burial will follow at Memorial Park Cemetery. She died April 13, 2014 at the Cooper Care Home.

Minnie Jane was born on September 3, 1923 in Lawrence, KS the daughter of Edward and Thelma (Dickerson) Hughes.

She worked at Hallmark Cards until her retirement in 1981. Minnie Jane was a member of St. Luke A.M.E.

She married Hobart Ogden Woody, Sr. on July 27, 1944 in Lawrence, KS. He preceded her in death on March 31, 2004.

Survivors include two sons, Hobart Ogden Woody, Jr, Kansas City, KS, Gordon E. Woody, Seattle, Washington; daughter, Beth Ann Woody, Lawrence, KS; one goddaughter, Monica Davis, Lewisville, TX; 5 grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her brother, William E. Hughes; and sister, Annabell Russell.

The family will greet friends 7 – 8 p.m. Friday at Warren-McElwain Mortuary in Lawrence.


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  • Willene Turner says:

    To The Woody Family

    My thoughts and prayers I send to you in this time of sorrow.

  • Sarah Stoffer Campbell says:

    I was sorry to read of your Mother’s passing. I remember growing up on Alabama and the nice things that your Mother would do for us. I feel sure you all have wonderful memories a well.

  • Barbara Chieks Scott says:

    To the family of Minnie Jane Woody:
    My heartfelt condolences to each of you……She was a beautiful, kindhearted person, and will be long remembered……..God bless you and yours.

    Barbara C. Scott

  • Jim Sneegas says:

    My heart goes out to the entire Woody family for your loss, but to Gordy and Hobart especially. Your mother always seemed to be the quiet soft spoken and wise parent in your family. I will always remember the years I lived across the street from you on Alabama st. May the Lord now reunite Minnie with Hobart Senior for all eternity.

  • Renee Howard candies says:

    Sorry for your loss. Praying for your family.

  • Beverly Smith (Betty) says:

    My thoughts and prayers go out to you all.

  • Linda Folsom Tolbert says:

    So sorry for your loss. Mrs. Woody will be greatly missed.

  • Linda Gamble says:

    I am so sorry to hear about “Miss Minnie”, she was a good friend to Brian and I, I am so glad that I had a chance to have known her.
    God bless your family.