The funeral service will be held at 12:00 P.M., Tuesday, March 15, 2016, at St. Paul C.M.E. Church, GA Hwy 26 East, Buena Vista, Georgia. Reverend Andrew Thomas will officiate. Burial will follow in the Church cemetery.
James Alexander Woods was born February 6, 1940 in Buena Vista, Georgia to the parentage of the late Mr. Alexander Woods and the late Ms. Mary Ferguson Woods. He was educated in the schools of Marion County, Georgia.
He confessed his hope of a living and Holy Savior and joined the band of Christian believers at Saint Paul Christian Methodist Episcopal Church.
Being an obedient child of God, James served in many facets of life. First, James worked on his father’s farm, which provided him with a firm foundation of work ethics and values. Secondly, James enlisted in the United States Army and served his country with honor and valor. He received his honorable discharge. James was employed by General Motors until his retirement.
Mr. James Alexander Woods departed this busy life on Wednesday, March 9, 2016, after a brief illness. He will be sadly missed by his loving family, church members and friends.
Mr. James Alexander Woods is preceded in death by his parents; one brother, Mr. Chester Woods; one sister-in-law, Mrs. Eleanor Russell-Woods; and one beloved niece, Ms. Eleanor “Peanut” Irving.
Left with a legacy of love and many loving memories are brothers and sisters-in-law, Andrew Woods (Johnnie), Detroit, MI, Eddie Woods, Buena Vista, Georgia, Felton Woods (Grussearl), Decatur, GA, Willie C. Woods (Mary A), Atlanta, GA, Daniel Woods (Joyce), Stone Mountain, GA, Roger Woods (Teya), Chesapeake, VA, Paul Woods (Sandra E.), Atlanta, GA; sisters, Azzietta W. Irving, Atlanta, GA, Martha W. Flournoy and Joyce Woods, both of Detroit, MI, Mary E. Woods, Stone Mountain, GA, Beverly V. Woods, Buena Vista, GA and Dianne W. Patterson, Macon GA; a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.