Helen Pauline Woods





Was born in Jackson Hole, Wyoming on July 6, 1938.

Departed this life on Monday, April 24, 2017 in Caruthersville, Missouri at the age of 78.

She was the daughter of the late Ira Frederick Storer & Ahlola Alice Crail Storer.

Attended schools in McCarty & R-3.

On November 16, 1959 in Kennett, Missouri she was united in marriage to Elmer Lee Woods, Jr.

Helen enjoyed reading, crocheting, hunting and cooking along with entertaining her family.

She was of the Baptist faith.


Her Husband  -  Elmer Lee Woods, Jr.          -  Ridgely, Tennessee

2 Daughters    -  Carol Daniel & her husband, Shad, of Caruthersville, Missouri

                             Karen Tyson     -  Barnhart, Missouri

3 Grandchildren             Robert “Bobby” Hoke & his wife, Christyn

                                          Barbara Hygail & her husband, John

                                          Justin Tyson & his wife, Kimmie

5 Great Grandchildren- Haylee, Tyler, Melody, Ariel & Brock

1 Brother                         Wayne Storer

& a number of other relatives and many friends.

Helen was also preceded in death by 1 Great Grandchild Robert Hoke, III,  along with 4 Brothers; Don Engle, Robert Engle, Larry Storer and Marvin Storer

Funeral services were held Friday, April 28 in the H.S. Smith Chapel with Rev. Kenny Lee officiating. Interment followed in Maple Cemetery.

Pall bearers:  Robert Hoke, Clarence Woods, Jr, Shad Daniels, Leon Woods, Justin Tyson, Donny Holt, III

H.S. Smith Funeral Home in charge of services.



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