Ms. Shirley Woods the daughter of the late Deacon Sam Woods and Mrs. Alice Lemora Williams Woods was born February 18, 1954 in Burlington, North Carolina.
At an early age she joined the Maple Grove Baptist Church and alter in life she joined Church of God Independent. She was a Western High School alumna.
Quietly, on the evening of Thursday, September 25, 2104 at 11:05pm, God whispered, “weary servant, come home” and she was welcomed into the loving embrace of the Master. She now joins her father, and her siblings: James Louis Woods, Sam Edward Woods and Alice Elaine Woods Thrasher.
Those left to cherish her memories are: her mother Mrs. Alice Lemora Williams Woods; her special friend: Kenneth Dark; her children: Elicia Lemora Torain and Perry Samuel Torain; 6 grandchildren: Kaquanna Shaymale Woods, Terrie Brianna Argele Woods, Terry Eugene Woods and Pryce Jahaim Torain, Johnathan Ray, Alexandria Willis; great-grandchildren: Malaiyah K. Jeffries and Keyson N. Jeffries; a sister: Nannie Elizabeth Woods-Holt “Nancy”; brothers: Nathaniel Woods, David Woods and his wife Deborah and Gordon Woods and his wife Mary; several nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.
Services are Tuesday, September 29, 2014 at 2 pm from the J.V. & Lessie I. Sharpe Memorial Chapel. The family will receive relatives and friends from 1 pm until 2 pm prior to the services. Burial will follow the services in North Lawn Cemetery.