2016-10-22 / Obituaries

Monroe J. Woods


YANCEYVILLE — Mr. Monroe J. Woods, age 76, of Yanceyville, departed this life Friday, Oct. 21, 2016 in the Hospice Home of Alamance in Burlington. He was a native of Orange County and a member of True Worship Christian Church in Burlington.
He is survived by two daughters, Wendy Covington (C.L.) of Yanceyville, and Vicki Holt (Adrian) of Haw River; two sons, Darnell Woods (Charlotte) of Roxboro and Robert Woods of Yanceyville; two sisters, the Rev. Maye Riddick of Graham and Drucilla Woods of High Point; one brother, Ulysses Woods of Scotland Neck; one brother-in-law, Leroy Walker of Burlington; 14 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren  and nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
The funeral service will be held Tuesday, Oct. 25, at 12 p.m. in True Worship Christian Church, 1899 Wilkins Street, Burlington, NC 27217 with Pastor C.L. Covington officiating. Burial will follow in Lawson Chapel Baptist Church Cemetery, 200 Lawson Chapel Church Road, Roxboro, NC 27574.
Visitation will be Monday in the funeral home from 1 to 6 p.m.
At other times, the family will receive friends at the home, 1201 Marshall Graves Road, Yanceyville, NC 27378.
The body will lie in state in the church for one hour prior to the service.
Cunningham and Nelson Funeral Directors are in charge of the service of comfort for Mr. Monroe J. Woods.
Online condolences may be expressed at cunninghamnelsonfuneralhome.com.

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