Colleen (Caves) Woods

December 1, 1933 ~ May 31, 2021 (age 87)


Mrs. Colleen Woods, age 87, of Hazlehurst, died Monday, May 31, 2021 at her daughters residence.


Ms. Woods was born December 01, 1933 in Coffee County.

She is preceded in death by her parents, Alfred Theodore Caves and Beatrice Stone Caves,  husband, J.B. Woods, grandson, Travis Woods, sisters, Dorothy Shroulder, Bobby Jean McKinnon, Jeanette Horne and brother, J.T. Caves.

Ms. Woods was a Master Seamstress, loved beautiful flowers and bird watching, loved to put puzzles together and winning at card games. She had a very loving spirit, everyone that knew her, called her a “Sweetheart”.

She was a perfect Homemaker, loved cooking and taking care of her family, and she will be sadly missed by all that knew her. She attended Stone’s Chapel in Coffee County.


Survivors include her son, Roy Woods of Hazlehurst; two daughters, JoAnn Deas (Richard) of Hazlehurst and Debbie Powell (Alan) of Richmond Hill; sister, Geneva Mims of Hazlehurst; three grandchildren, Jason Lawson, Blake Lawson and Austin Powell; two great-grandchildren, Anna Belle Lawson and Brye Woods; several nieces and nephews also survive.


Visitation and Funeral Services will be held Wednesday, June 02, 2021 at Wainright-Parlor Funeral Home Chapel, visitation will begin at 1:00pm and funeral service at 2:00pm with Rev. Tim Mock and Rev. Thomas Colter officiating. Interment will follow in the Denton Cemetery.


Active pallbearers will be Don Mims, Teddy Horne, Randy McKinnon, Steve McKinnon, Austin Powell and John Owens.


The family may be contacted at the residence of daughter, JoAnne Deas, 77 Jimmy Boatright Drive, Hazlehurst.


The Woods family and Wainright Parlor Funeral Home respectfully ask all in attendance to continue to follow the social distancing guidelines set by our local health district and the CDC.


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Wainright-Parlor Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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Funeral Service
June 2, 2021

2:00 PM
Chapel of Wainright Parlor (Riverside Cemetery, Lumber City)

June 2, 2021

3:31 PM
Denton Cemetery

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