Barbara F. Woods

Barbara F. Woods, age 77, of Troy, passed away Saturday, November 22 at Highland Healthcare Center in Highland. There will be no funeral services for 77 year old Barbara F. Woods. Memorials are suggested to the Washington University School of Medicine or a charity of the donor’s choice. The Spengel-Boulanger Funeral Home in Highland is in charge of arrangements.

She was born on Sunday, August 15, 1937, in Wickliffe, KY, the daughter of George Payne and Louvelia (nee Morgan) Mathis.

On Saturday, June 02, 1956, she married Joseph Franklin Woods who survives.

She was a member of Bethel Baptist Church.

Barbara was born at Wickliffe, KY; at age 16 moved to E. St. Louis, IL. After her marriage she and her husband lived in the metro east St. Louis. She has lived in Troy, IL, since the late 1960’s. She enjoyed reading “a real book worm.” She studied art and nursing classes in college. She was a Real Estate Broker in Collinsville for Woods Real Estate. She enjoyed traveling to other states by car on the side roads. She loved spending time with her family.

Survivors include:
Husband – Joseph F. Woods, Troy, IL
Daughter – Cherryl L. (Rick) Wiesemeyer, Troy, IL
Daughter – Karen L. (Denny) Simmons, Highland, IL
Son – Curtis D. (Crystal) Woods, Forest Grove, OR
Daughter – Connie R. Hunt, Wood River, IL
Grandchild – Kyle J. (Mindy) Wiesemeyer
Grandchild – Casey E. (Tim) Marks
Grandchild – Morgan R. (Brent) Phelps
Grandchild – Dustin H. Simmons
Grandchild – Joshua T. (Shelisa) Woods
Grandchild – Hannah E. Woods
Grandchild – Joseph Keith McFarland
Grandchild – Shane P. Hunt
Great Grandchildren – Four
Sister – Shirlyn Mohrman, Saint Charles, MO
Brother – Robert (Carol) Mick, Klamath Falls, OR

She was preceded in death by:
Father – George Payne Mathis
Mother – Louvelia Mathis nee Morgan