Buren Aubrey Woods, 92, of Fork Mountain Adult Rest Home, Rocky Mount, VA and formerly of Daniels Creek Road, Collinsville, VA died Sunday, March 31, 2013 at Carilion Franklin Memorial Hospital, Rocky Mount, VA. He was born on October 8, 1920 in Franklin County, VA to the late Jesse Woods and Lura Stanley Woods. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Rita Prillaman Woods; sisters, Dorothy Blankenship and Lottie Cooper and brothers, Wilsie Woods, Roy Woods and Earnest Woods.
Mr. Woods was a member of Smith Memorial United Methodist Church, Collinsville, VA and retired from E. I. DuPont, Inc. He served in the U. S. Navy during World War II.
Surviving are his daughters and sons-in-law, Carolyn Shively and husband, Coy of Ferrum, VA, Sandra Miller and husband, David of Wilmington, NC and Susan Brannock and husband, Dean of Ridgeway, VA; sons and daughters-in-law, Tommy Woods and wife, Dana of Collinsville, VA and Rick Woods and wife, Marilyn of Atlanta, GA; sisters, Phyllis Holley of Rocky Mount, VA and Janet Stanaland of Ferrum, VA; brothers, Harold Woods and J. A. Woods both of Ferrum, VA; five grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
The funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, April 2, 2013 at Norris Funeral Services Martinsville Chapel with Reverend Adam Woods officiating. The burial will be at Franklin Memorial Park, Rocky Mount, VA. The family will receive friends prior to the service, from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m., at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made at Parkinson’s Foundation, 710 West 168th Street, New York, NY 10032.
Norris Funeral Services, Inc. and Crematory, Martinsville, VA is serving the Woods family.
Online condolences may be made at www.NorrisFuneral.com