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     Audrey Marie Woods passed away Wednesday, December 7, 2011 at her home in Lamar, Missouri at the age of 82.

     Audrey was born March 5, 1929 in Barton County to Arthur and Elma (Gonterman) Metcalf.  They preceded her in death along with her three brothers and their wives, Richard "Dick" and Betty Metcalf, Clarence and Joyce Metcalf, and Francis (Shorty) and Wilma Metcalf.

     Survivors include her husband of 58 years, Bill Woods of the home; two daughters and their husbands, Glenna & Brian Yike and Tina & Gene Dearing all of Liberal; a son, Bill Woods, Lamar; seven grandchildren, Tarrah & husband Chad Moore, Bo Dearing, Brock Dearing, Danielle Hukill, Brent Woods, Brooke Woods, and Drew Woods; seven great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.

     After graduating from Lamar High School in 1947, Audrey worked at a grocery store in Irwin, Missouri.  On October 4, 1953, at Lamar United Methodist Church she married Bill B. Woods.  When they had their children, she stayed home to care for them.  When the kids started school, Audrey began her career with the Lamar R1 School, working in the cafeteria until retirement.  She was an active member of Iantha United Methodist Church until ill heath made her unable to attend.  Audrey was a good wife, Mom and Granny and will be greatly missed.

     Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Sunday, December 11th at Daniel Funeral Home with burial in Nashville Cemetery.

     Memorial contributions are suggested to Iantha United Methodist Church in care of the funeral home.

Comments  

#13 KC, MOJohn & Ron Mabrey 2012-01-08 08:48
Bill and Audrey were our parents best friends in the world. Since our parents passing, its been difficult to keep up with Lamar, and unfortunately found out much to late about Audrey's passing. She was a wonderful lady, and along with Bill Sr, made a great extended family and friends. Our condolences to Bill Sr, Bill, Tina and Glenda. Pat and Lee will be waiting for Audrey !

Ron and John Mabrey
#12 Independence,MoPaul Jungmann 2011-12-14 12:13
Bill & Family so sorry to hear of your loss, I will always remenber her smiling face in the lunch room & all the visits at the fair, Audrey will be missed. Marilynn & I are praying for you all. Hang on to the memories.
#11 Bonner Springs, KSCarleen Seaborn 2011-12-11 16:06
My heart is saddened by the loss of yet another cousin this year. My condolences to the immediate family. Sorry I couldn't make it to the services.
#10 Webb City MOCalvin Gonterman and family 2011-12-10 15:27
So sorry for the loss of Audrey. She said at Dad's funeral how much we needed to organize a family reunion. Wish we had, now for sure.
#9 Nashvill, MOMurray Stockton 2011-12-09 14:11
Will miss you Audrey, as you were a true frind and a great sister in law to my Aunt Julia. Hope your family can understand that you are no longer in pain and at rest. We will miss you.
#8 Lamar, MOClass of 1976 2011-12-09 13:31
Bill and Family, You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers at this time of the loss of your mother. Your mother was a part of our education in the Lamar schools as she was one of the ladies who cooked our good school lunches.
#7 Lamar, MODr. and Mrs. Thomas W. Carroll 2011-12-09 13:23
Woods Family, You are in our thoughts and prayers at this time of loss and sorrow. We will miss seeing Audrey at the fair but will remember many good times seeing her enjoying visiting with people.
#6 Gladstone, Mo.Jack and Glenda Metcalf 2011-12-09 10:10
Goodbye to a dear cousin, sorry but we will be unable to attend the services. We will be thinking of all of you. Jack and family.
#5 Pembroke, MEDeb & Gene Shields 2011-12-09 08:53
We regret that we can not be with you but you have our deepest sympathy.
#4 Sandra Dickey 2011-12-09 04:42
I will miss Audrey's smile. She will be greatly missed at the class of 1947 claa reunions. Will miss her at the lamar fairb. But I know she is having a great reunion with in heaven with her other class mates but mostly to see Jesus. Love and prayers to Bill and the family

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