Funeral service for Jual Anthon Woods, age 93, of Lubbock, Texas, formerly of Tipton, Oklahoma, will be at 1:00 P.M. Saturday, November 17, 2012, at the First Baptist Church, Tipton, Oklahoma, with Rev. Margie VanOostrum, Altus, officiating.
Mr. Woods passed away November 13, 2012, in a Lubbock, Texas hospital. Burial will be at the Tipton Municipal Cemetery under the direction of Tipton Funeral Home. Visitation will be held from 11:30 A.M. – 1:00 P.M. Saturday at the church.
He was born on December 20, 1918, to William Floyd and Texie Euelle (Hayes) Woods, in Frederick, Oklahoma. He married Emma Jean Vernon on June 17, 1947, at Bethel Baptist Church near Frederick, Oklahoma. He was a farmer in Tillman County, Oklahoma and then in Pecos, Texas for many years before his retirement.
He was preceded in death by his parents, his loving wife Emma Jean, one brother: Aldon Woods, and one sister: Cleta Merle Landes.
He is survived by one sister: Claudine Duncan, of Frederick, Oklahoma, and five children: Jeanne Stephenson, of Amarillo, Texas, Joyce and husband Joe Merrell of Lubbock, Texas, Donald of Lubbock, Texas, Vickie Fergerson, of Berschweiler, Germany, and David and wife Toya, of Fort Stockton, Texas. He was honored to be Grandpa to 13 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren.
An on-line guest book and sympathy cards are available at:
www.Tiptonfuneralhome.com or www.OrrGrayGishfuneralhome.com