O. G. "Woody"


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O. G. "Woody" Wood

Dec 14 1928 - Mar 02 2008

On April 2, 2008 O.G. Wood, known as "Woody" to his friends and family joined his Lord and Savior in Heaven. Woody was born on December 14, 1928 in Sherman, Texas. Woody was born to H.O. and Goldie Mae (Goodman) Wood. On December 16, 1966 he married Helen Ruth Wilson of Trenton and together they had 3 children, Denise, Paul and Crystal. Woody served in the United States Army as a young man, upon finishing his tour in the armed forces Woody returned to Whitewright and started farming for a living. He then decided to go to work for General Motors in Arlington, Texas where he worked for 33 years. Woody was a long time member of the First United Methodist Church of Whitewright. Woody is survived by his wife, Helen of Whitewright, daughter Denise and husband John Brians of Whitewright, son Paul and wife Coline of Melissa, Texas, daughter Crystal of Whitewright along with 6 wonderful grandchildren Tiffany, Crystal, Craig, Michelle, TJ and Cydney. He is also survived by sister Mary Clem and husband Harold from McKinney, brother-in-law Gene and wife Barbara Wilson from Honey Grove, brother-in-law Odell from Trenton and brother-in-law Tommy and wife Patsy Wilson from Leonard . He is also survived by numerous cousins, nieces and nephews also special family friends, the Thompson family and the Norwood family. He was preceded in death by his parents, brother Archie; sisters Elizabeth, Ruby, Pauline, Lorene, Sylvia, and Gladys and sister-in-law Francis. Services will be held Sunday, April 6, 2008 at the First United Methodist Church in Whitewright at 2 p.m., burial will follow in Sherman at Friendship Cemetery. Pastor Doyle Henderson of the First United Methodist Church will officiate the service. A special eulogy will be given by Jim Whaley of Whitewright. Pallbearers will be Bill Woods, Don Werts, Jackie Howell, Larry Wreck, Kelly Norwood and Joe Norwood. Honorary Pallbearers will be “The Methodist Men”. The family will be at Earnheart Funeral Home on Saturday from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. with a supper at the fellowship hall of the First United Methodist Church following.

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