Kathryn Louise Mincey
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Kathryn Louise Mincey, age 92, passed away on January 4, 2014, at Omega Health and Rehabilitation Center in Greenville, SC.
Born in Anderson, SC, on April 13, 1921, she was a daughter of the late Nannie and Guy Elgin, and the firstborn of 12 children. Kathryn married John Paul Woody in 1940 and they raised three sons. She was a good wife and mother, a helpmate to her husbands. The sons and family remember how great she was at cooking flavorful meals and her skill at woodwork, knitting, crocheting, and drawing.
Kathryn was predeceased by her parents, Guy and Nannie Murphy Elgin, husbands John Paul Woody and DeWitt Mincey, and nine siblings.
She is survived by three sons, Charles Herman Woody, Carl William Woody, and Lawrence Ronald Woody; four grandchildren, Carl Nelson Woody, Sherry Woody Lanning, Jonathan Woody, and James Woody; eight great-grandchildren; two brothers, George Elgin and James Roger Elgin; and many nephews and nieces.
Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, January 7, 2014 at 2:00 PM at Cannon Funeral Home, with burial in Cannon Memorial Park.
The family will be at their respective homes.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the
of South Carolina, 4124 Clemson Blvd., Suite L, Anderson, SC 29621.
Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.cannonfunerals.com.
Cannon Funeral Home, Fountain Inn
Cannon Funerals and Cremations
1150 North Main Street
Fountain Inn, SC 29644
Published in The Greenville News on Jan. 5, 2014