Address: US Highway 19-E, Spruce Pine
Date of Death: Thursday, January 24, 2013
Arrangements: Webb Funeral Home
Details: Frank Gurney Woody died on Thursday, January 24th at Blue Ridge Regional Hospital in Spruce Pine.
Born on March 12, 1927 in Mitchell County, he was the son of the late Ibby Woody. In addition to his Mother, he was also preceded in death by his son; John Edward Woody; his brother; Fred B. Woody; and his sister; Jessie Mae England.
Mr. Woody was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II. He was an ordained deacon at age twenty-five. He was a member of the Bear Creek Baptist Church and was a fifty year member of the Wayfare Masonic Lodge.
Mr. Frank Woody is survived by his wife of sixty-five years; Elizabeth T. Woody of the home; his son; Jerry Woody and wife, Linda of Fernandina Beach, FL; his daughters; Mary Jane Khyatt of Spruce Pine and Deborah Conley of Las Vegas, NV; his daughter-in-law; Ruby Leetta Woody of Akron, OH; his sister; Hazel Soles of Black Mountain; nine grandchildren; and nine great grandchildren.
The funeral services for Mr. Frank Woody will be conducted on Wednesday, January 30, 2013 at 3:00 pm at the Bear Creek Baptist Church with the Rev’s. Chris Rathbone and Mark Hollar officiating. Interment will follow in the Bear Creek Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends Wednesday afternoon from 1:00 pm until 3:00 pm at Bear Creek Baptist Church.
In lieu of flowers the family requests that memorial donations be made to either: Hospice of Mitchell County, 236 Hospital Drive, Spruce Pine, NC 28777 or Hearing Comes by Faith Ministry, 327 Bear Creek Church Road, Bakersville, NC 28705
The family would like to say, ‘Thank You’ for their wonderful care of Frank during his final days with his family and friends.
Words of comfort may be e-mailed to the family by going to our website; www.webbfh.com., selecting Mr. Woody’s name and then you may sign his guestbook. Webb Funeral Home in Spruce Pine, NC is assisting the Woody family.