Mrs. Ruth Elaine Woods, of Farmington, passed away Friday, Dec. 26, 2008, in Bonne Terre, MO., at the age of 59 years, 7 months & 21 days. Ruth was born May 5, 1949, in St. Louis, to Otis Everett O'Neal & Otella E. 'Ray' O'Neal. Also, preceded-in-death by her husband, Ronnie C. Woods, Sr. (2000); 1 Sister, Cathryn Dispenziere; 1 Brother, Billie Wayne O'Neal & 2 Grandchildren: Brian Allen Godat & Danielle Nichole Woods.
Ruth was a member of the Fresh Annointed Pentecostal Church.
Survivors Include : 2 Daughters, Dawn 'Mrs. Dale' Blakeley, of Bonne Terre & Terri 'Mrs. Gary' Woods, of Bismarck. 1 Son, Ronnie (& Sherry) Woods, Jr., of Farmington. 2 Sisters: Diane 'Mrs. Gary' Jones, of Bowling Brook, IL & Sandra Powell, of Ste. Genevieve. 6 Brothers: Eric (& Ruth) O'Neal, of Farmington; Scott O'Neal, of Farmington; Bob (& Linda) O'Neal, of Alton, MO; Kenneth (& Rosie) O'Neal, of Farmington; Dennis (& Mary) O'Neal, of Farmington; Anthony O'Neal, of Farmington. 10 Grandchildren: Ashley Woods; Cassandra Woods; Alisha Woods; Ronni Woods; Toni Farmer; Angel Godat; Levi Godat; Cody Godat; Jayden Woods & Wyatt Woods. 4 Great-Grandchildren: Amyia Woods; Jada Tiggs; Allie Brasel & Zane Scales. Also surviving are numerous Nieces & Nephews.
Visitation : Tuesday, 5-8 p.m. Visitation resumes Wednesday @ 6:30 a.m.
Funeral : Wednesday, 1:00 p.m., Dec. 31, 2008
at : TAYLOR Funeral Service CHAPEL, with Brother Tim Stafford officiating.
Interment : Hillview Memorial Gardens Cemetery, Farmington.
Memorials to : The Family would be appreciated.