Myrna Joyce Woods
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Myrna Joyce Woods ABILENE-Myrna Joyce Woods, age 83 of Abilene, Texas, passed away on Sept. 25, 2015, at Baylor Hospital in Dallas, Texas. She was born in Plainview, Texas on Feb. 6, 1932, to Jack and Mae Hendrix. She graduated from Plainview High School in 1949 with a love for music and musicians. In 1951, she married the love of her live, Bill Woods and together they marched to Anson, Seagraves, Levelland, and Abilene, Texas. Myrna worked for Seagraves ISD as secretary to the Superintendent and tax collector in Levelland for the CPA offices of Louise Hall and retired from Abilene ISD as secretary for the director of finance. She spent 15 summers as a dorm director for the Texas Tech band camp. After retirement, she and Bill got a great deal of enjoyment working for the Winter Park, Colorado Band Festival and traveling the country to attend Drum Corp International championships. Myrna was a talented pianist and enjoyed gardening. The most important thing in her world was taking care of her family. Myrna was preceded in death by her parents; and cousin, Billie Kadlachek. Survivors include her husband, Bill of Abilene; sons, Bruce and wife, Phyllis of Brownfield and Brad of Memphis, Texas; grandsons, Brian of Frisco, Brent of Lubbock and Brady of Garland; granddaughter, Brittny of Garland; great-grandson, Jackson Greenslade of Garland; cousins, Filmore Hendrix of Austin and Ola Mae Clemons of Boulder, Colo. She is further survived by her faithful canine companion, Scarlet. Memorial donations may be made to the Hardin Simmons Cowboy Band Foundation in care of Dr. Rob Tucker, HSU P.O. Box 16230, Abilene, TX 79698 or the charity of your choice. Memorial services are scheduled for 2 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2015, at the Logsdon Chapel on the campus of Hardin Simmons University directed by The Hamil Family Funeral Home, 6449 Buffalo Gap Road, Abilene. The song is ended but the melody lingers on by Irving Berlin. You may leave online condolences at

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Published in Lubbock Avalanche-Journal on Sep. 29, 2015.
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September 30, 2015
My thoughts and prayers are with you. She was a wonderful lady and will be missed.
Shannon Lacy-Edwards
September 30, 2015
In my thoughts and prayers
Dale Underwood
September 30, 2015
May God grant peace and hold the Woods family in his loving hands. We are sorry for your loss, you are in our prayers.
Rodney & Marilyn Bennett
September 30, 2015
You are all in my thoughts and prayers. Such a sweet, fun lady. God Bless y'all.
Debbie Holmes Ashley
September 30, 2015
Our prayers are with you.
Scott and Shelly Bolton
September 29, 2015
Your in our thoughts and prayers!
Mike & Cindy Hughes (Seagraves, TX)
September 29, 2015
Prayers for you and your family in this difficult time. May the Lord comfort you.
Jean Flores
September 29, 2015
Thoughts and prayers are with you Bill and family.
Carol Blain
September 29, 2015
Sorry for your loss. Hold on to God's word.
Hilda Turner Nichols
September 29, 2015
Bill our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family
Laura and Rich Gott
September 29, 2015
May prayers are with you all.
Laura Hagan Marshall
September 29, 2015
Bill: so sorry to hear of your loss. You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers.
Barry Johnson
September 29, 2015
Bill and family. Mary and I are thinking of you and yours in this difficult time. God bless you all! Love, Phil and Mary Pearce
Phil Pearce
September 29, 2015
May the Woods family find peace in the comfort of God and His holy promises.
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