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Originally published: 2012-12-24 08:49:56
Last modified: 2012-12-24 09:28:31

Bernice McCoury Woods

Bernice McCoury Woods, 86, of Newland, passed away on Dec. 20, 2012, at Johnson City Medical Center.

She was born Sept. 24, 1926, the daughter of Mackie Hughy McCoury and Maude McKinney McCoury of Powder Mill Creek Road. She was a member of McCoury Rock Freewill Baptist Church.

Woods was proceeded in death by her parents, Mackie and Maude McCoury; four brothers, Zellian McCoury, Lonnie McCoury, Frank McCoury and Carson McCoury; and one sister, Jennie McCoury.

She is survived by her loving husband, Hansel Woods of Newland; one dear sister, Winnie M. Jones of Newland; two dear brothers, Johnny McCoury of Canton, Ohio, and Henry G. and wife, Pearl, McCoury of Portsmouth, Va.; and one stepdaughter, Debbie Monreal of Colorado; grandson, Jonathan Monreal of Ohio.

Services for Woods will be held 2 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2012, in the Grandfather Chapel of Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home. Interment will follow in the McCoury's Rock Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 12 p.m. until the service hour.

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Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home of Newland is serving the Woods family.

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