Obituary for Helen Louise (Walker) Woods

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Helen Louise (Walker) Woods

January 25, 1928 - June 11, 2011

Helen Louise (Walker) Woods, age 83 passed away Saturday evening, June 11, 2011 at the Franklin United Methodist Community. She was a resident of Trafalgar. Helen was born January 25, 1928 in Morgan County to the late Lawrence E. & Helen R. (Henry) Walker. She married William P. "Bill" Woods Jr. on September 30, 1950 at the First Christian Church in Morgantown. He preceded her in death on November 15, 2009 after 58 loving years. Helen will be remembered by three sisters: Marjorie Ross of Paragon, Carolyn Roush of Franklin & Catherine (husband, Maurice) Barnes of Brown County; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her only child: Patrick L. Woods on February 16, 1995; and two brothers: Herman & Earl Walker. Helen was a 1945 Graduate of Paragon High School and received her Bachelor of Science Degree from Ball State in 1948. She went on to earn her Masters in Education from Indiana University. Helen began her teaching career by teaching music and business at Center Grove, Morgantown & Trafalgar High Schools. She retired as a Business Teacher from Indian Creek High School in 1984. Helen was a 62 year member of the First Christian Church of Morgantown where she taught Sunday School and was the choir director for over 30 years. Helen loved traveling & camping with her husband, and was also a member of the Indiana Chapter of the Good Sam Club #14 since 1972 where she was the past Treasurer and Historian. Other memberships include Kappa Kappa Sigma Sorority XI Chapter of Morgantown where she was the Past President, Secretary and Treasurer. She also was a member of the Indiana State Retired Teachers Association. Helen enjoyed knitting and embroidery and was a fan of Indiana University Basketball & the Indianapolis Colts. The Rev. Burt Brock will conduct a funeral service at 1:00 PM on Wednesday at Meredith – Clark Funeral Home Cremation & Personalization Center, 179 E. Mulberry Street in Morgantown. Friends may call from 4:00 – 8:00 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Kappa Kappa Sigma Soroity will conduct a memorial service at 7:30 PM on Tuesday evening at the funeral home. She will be laid to rest next to her husband at Forest Lawn Memory Gardens in Greenwood. Memorial contributions may be made in honor of Helen to the First Christian Church of Morgantown "Memorial Fund" PO Box 306 Morgantown, IN 46160.

 

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Born: January 25, 1928
Died: June 11, 2011

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