Ethel Anne (Casey) Woods

May 16, 1941 ~ May 31, 2018 (age 77)


ETHEL ANNE WOODS, 77, of Benton passed away in the family home, Thursday afternoon, May 31, 2018 with her daughters at her bedside.

She was born in St. Louis, MO on May 16, 1941 the daughter of Oliver T. & Helen Anna Casey.

Mrs. Woods was an excellent seamstress and a fantastic cook. Her family was very proud of her talents. She was involved in Girl Scouts, PTA, and Pyramid Players.

Ethel married Gordon A. Woods on June 2, 1958 in Corinth, MS, and he preceded her in death on Dec. 2, 2011. She will be buried on their 60th wedding anniversary.

Mrs. Woods is survived by her 4 beloved daughters:

Crystal Slover & husband Tracy of Wayne City

Shelia Jones & husband Jerry of Dallas, TX

Carol Fleming of Benton

Amber Doty & husband David of Mt. Vernon, IN

7 Grandchildren:

Brittnie(Ainslie) Wells and her children Keegan & Hudson

Matthew Woods & his children Hendrix & Nyomi

Casey Ainslie

Rybka Sargent

Anthony Doty

Megan (Slover) Beaver & husband Mason

Caleb Doty


Helen Sue Evans

Lucille Bierbaum

Betty Bennett

Mrs. Woods was preceded in death by her Husband & Parents.

She will be missed by her faithful companion Duchess Pearle who stayed by her side.

GRAVESIDE services will be held at 2:00 P.M. SATURDAY, June 2nd at the Masonic & Oddfellows Cemetery in Benton. There will be No Visitation, Those attending the service are requested to meet at the cemetery.

For those who wish, Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association, the American Diabetes Association or to the Franklin County Animal Shelter.

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Graveside Service
June 2, 2018

2:00 PM
Masonic & Oddfellows Cemetery
12740 Oddfellow Lane
Benton, IL 62812

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