EAST PRAIRIE -- Jewell D. Woods Sr., 68, died at 1:45 p.m. July 24, 2012, at his home.
Born Nov. 8, 1943, in Mississippi County, to the late Eugene Ray and Elizabeth May Rhodes Woods, he had lived most of his life in Mississippi County where he was a retired farmer and member of the Victory Baptist Church in East Prairie.
On Jan. 4, 1993, in Kentucky, he married Evelyn Maxine Holmes who survives of the home.
Other survivors include: two sons, Jewell Dean Woods Jr. and Billy Ray Hatton Jr. of East Prairie; three daughters, Charity Marvin and Angela Dawn Russell of East Prairie and Georgia Cachet Duncan of Wyatt; seven brothers, Ronnie Eugene Woods, Darrell Woods and Todd Woods of East Prairie, Vernon Woods of Marble Hill, Jimmy Woods of Doniphan, Bruce Woods of Bernie and Wayne Woods of Chaffee; two sisters, Shirley Hutson and Brenda Bolden of East Prairie; and 21 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by one son, James Eric Hatton, and four brothers, Ray Woods, Gary Wayne Woods and twin infant brothers.
Visitation is scheduled from 5 p.m. until time of memorial services at 7 p.m. Friday at the Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie. Steve Johnson will officiate.
Online condolences may be made at www.shelbyfuneral.com.