WAVERLY, IL - Janet Woods, 73, died early Friday evening, Feb. 21, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center in Springfield, Ill.
She was born March 6, 1940, in Decatur, Ill., daughter of the late Orville and Catherine Williamson Huddleston.
She married Kenneth E. Woods on July 31, 1958, in Waverly, Ill., and he preceded her in death on Aug. 12, 1987.
Surviving are one daughter, Lisa Katcher of Waverly, Ill.; three grandchildren: Kaleb Katcher, and Breanna and Brady Woods, all of Waverly, Ill.; one sister, Judy Crawford of Waverly, Ill.; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; two sons, Brad Woods and Kenny Woods who died in infancy; her stepfather, Randy Crawford; and two sisters, Jean Pitchford and Bonnie Underwood.
Janet was a graduate of Waverly High School and was a past employee of Dickey-john Corporation in Auburn, Ill., working for several years before her retirement. She enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren, cooking and loved the outdoors.
Funeral services will be held 11 a.m., Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2014, at Neece-Airsman-Hires Funeral Home in Waverly. Burial will be at Waverly East Cemetery. Friends may call one hour prior to services on Tuesday at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to the Waverly Rescue Squad or to the
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