Wilma Louise Woods, nee Williams, 94, of Troy, IL, born Friday, July 1, 1927, in East St. Louis, IL, passed away Tuesday, July 6, 2021; at her residence in Troy, IL.
Wilma was an avid sports fan and adored the St. Louis Blues, with whom she shared the love of the game with her great grandchildren Brennan and Reid. Wilma enjoyed playing in the dirt and gardening, in turn, producing the most beautiful roses that she shared with her family. She had a strong affection towards animals, specifically cats, with which she passed that trait to her son and her granddaughters. Wilma radiated dignity and pride all of her years and was respected by her immediate family as well as nephews, nieces, and even her neighbors.
She was proceeded in death by her:
- Husband, Richard J. Woods
- Parents, Jasper Mac and Nellie Rosina, nee Hueble, Williams
- Kenneth Williams
- Earl Williams
- LeRoy Williams
- Francis Williams
- Sister, Mary Stephens.
Surviving are her:
- Son, Rick (Donna) Windham of Waterloo, IL
- Marcia Renda of IL
- Cathy (Rick) Blackston of WA
- Blair (Joyce) Woods of WA
- Vicki Woods of AL
- Stephanie (Matthew) Koerber of Trenton, IL
- Erica Windham of Collinsville, IL
- Great Grandchildren:
- Reid Koerber
- 6 Step-Grandchildren
- 7 Step Great-Grandchildren
Memorials: Memorials may be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital or Partners for Pets in Troy, IL
Visitation: Visitation from 1:00 – 2:00 pm, Tuesday, July 13, 2021 at Kurrus Funeral Home in Belleville, IL.
Funeral: Graveside Service will be held at 2:15 pm, Tuesday, July 13, 2021 at Valhalla Gardens of Memory in Belleville, IL.