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Woodson, Emmett Born on June 7, 1926 in Centralia, MO and passed away on February 12, 2014 in Dallas, TX. He was preceded in death by his parents, Emmett and Lottie Woodson; and daughter, Vanessa Jo Burris. He is survived by his wife of 65 years, Patsy Winger Woodson; daughter, Laurisa Hobbs and husband, Don; son, Bradley Woodson and wife, Sara; grandsons, Brandon Burris, Clayton Burris and wife, Lindsay, Austin Copeland, Baron Copeland and wife McKinsey, Taylor Woodson, Blake Woodson; and son in law, Jim Burris. Woody served in the armed forces during WWII. Upon his return, he began working for Verson International Press Company where he was vice president of sales for 50 years. In this position he traveled to South America, Mexico and Europe. Emmett enjoyed boating and golfing, but most of all watching his grandsons play lacrosse, football, soccer and baseball, rarely missing a game. Visitation will be from 6:00-8:00 PM, Tuesday, February 18, 2014 at Restland Funeral Home. Service will be held at 2:30 PM, Wednesday, February 19, 2014 at Restland Memorial Chapel. In lieu of flowers, please consider donating to team Vanessa & Louise through the Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation/Dallas 5K or email Clayton Burris at: claydogg24@aol.com


Published in Dallas Morning News on Feb. 16, 2014
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