Farewell Bro. Benny Woods

MWBro. Ken Lawson

Benny Denzil "Woody" Woods, 71, of Shepherdsville, KY, returned to his Heavenly Father Tuesday, September 6, 2011.

Brother Woods was born March 9, 1940 in Cody, KY to the late Clarence and Eva Fannin Woods. He was a United States Army veteran who served during Vietnam and retired from Ford Motor Company in 2004 after 37 years of service.

He was a member of Little Flock Baptist Church, the UAW, and Zoneton Lodge # 964 and was a 32 degree Scottish Rite Mason.

Among those who preceded him in death include, his parents; brother, Bill Woods and sister, Olene Bailey.

He leaves to cherish his memory, his wife of 49 years, Lucy Fern Woods; daughter, Kim Sturgeon (Mark); sisters, Omeda Holbrook, Oleta Morgan, Kathleen Potts and Opalene Roark; brothers, Clarence Woods (Barbara), Darrell Woods (Lola) and Harold Dean Woods and many nieces and nephews.

Funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Friday at Schoppenhorst Underwood and Brooks Funeral Home (Preston Highway at Brooks Road) conducted by Brother Rodney Alexander. Burial will follow in the Hebron Cemetery. Friends may pay their respects on Thursday 9/8 from 1-8 p.m. and again after 9 a.m. Friday 9/10 at Schoppenhorst. A masonic funeral service will be held at 7:00pm on Thursday 9/8.