March 14, 2009
SULLIGENT, Ala. — John Thomas Woods, 84, died March 12, 2009, at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. Services are Tuesday at 1 p.m. at Otts Funeral Home Chapel with Bud Glass officiating. Burial will follow at Gilmer Addition of the Sulligent City Cemetery. Visitation is Tuesday from 10 a.m. until service time at the funeral home. Mr. Woods was born May 19, 1924, in Lamar County, Ala., to the late Henry and Mary Wallace Woods. He was a member of the Rising Star Baptist Church. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his daughter, Mary Kay Wood; brothers, Clarence, Clyde, Otto and Norman Travis Woods; sisters, Bessie Wallace, Florence Smith, and Willie Harton. He is survived by his daughters, Mary Metcalfe and Katherine Sullivan, both of Huntsville, Ala.; stepdaughter, Peggy Sue Ramsey of Huntsville; sister, Ozie Woods of Vernon, Ala.; seven grandchildren and great-grandchildren.