Carolyn Monson

Carolyn Woods Monson - PORT ROYAL, SC - Carolyn Woods Monson, 77, widow of Eric Bill Monson, Jr., died peacefully surrounded by her family, Saturday, December 15, 2012 at her residence in Port Royal, SC. The family will receive friends on Monday, December 17, 2012 from 5-7pm at AndersonFuneral Home. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, December 18, 2012 at 11:00am at Tidal Creek Fellowship with interment in Beaufort National Cemetery. Mrs. Monson was born on October 14, 1935 in Savannah, GA. She is the daughter of the late Paul Fred Woods and Margaret Odum Woods. Mrs. Monson enjoyed traveling, cruising, playing cards and especially time spent with her family and friends. She was married to Eric for 53 years. After their marriage they lived in various duty stations while Eric served in the U S Navy, eventually settling in Beaufort in 1960. She worked alongside her husband building their successful family business. She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, and excellent homemaker. She was well known for her compassion, kindness and giving spirit. She was a member of Grays Hill Baptist Church. Surviving are three sons, Eric (Kathy) Monson and Tracy Monson both of Beaufort, SC, Scott (Vivian) Monson of Gainesville, GA; two daughters, Cathy (Jack) McGill and Carol (Eddie) Thames both of Beaufort, SC; two brothers, Freddy (Patsy) Woods and Johnny (Pat) Woods all of Savannah, GA; brother in law, Richard Ellis; 14 grandchildren and nine great grandchildren, numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband and one sister, Ouida Ellis. Memorials may be made to the . Anderson Funeral Home Savannah Morning News December 17, 2012 Please sign our Obituary Guest Book at savannahnow.com/obituaries.

Published in Savannah Morning News on Dec. 17, 2012