Zelma Woods

Tuesday, November 16, 2004

SIKESTON, Mo. -- Zelma Louise Woods, 86, of Sikeston died Friday, Nov. 12, 2004, at Greenview Hospital in Bowling Green, Ky.

She was born Aug. 8, 1918, in Bell City, Mo., daughter of Harry and Maggie Penrose. She and Floyd Woods were married Feb. 19, 1941. He died March 17, 1987.

Survivors include three sons, Woody Woods of Sikeston, Wayne Woods of Middleton, Pa., Rick Woods of Russellville, Ky.; a daughter, Peggy Woods of San Francisco, Calif.; a sister, Zella Coeruer of St. Louis; nine grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by three brothers.

The funeral will be at 2 p.m. today at Miner Baptist Church. The Revs. Jim Matthews and Mitchell Jackson will officiate. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery in Sikeston.

Ponder Funeral Home in Sikeston is in charge of arrangements.