Funeral service for Minnie Jane Woody, 91, Lawrence, KS will be held 10:30 a.m. Saturday, April 19, 2014 at St. Luke A.M.E. Burial will follow at Memorial Park Cemetery. She died April 13, 2014 at the Cooper Care Home.
Minnie Jane was born on September 3, 1923 in Lawrence, KS the daughter of Edward and Thelma (Dickerson) Hughes.
She worked at Hallmark Cards until her retirement in 1981. Minnie Jane was a member of St. Luke A.M.E.
She married Hobart Ogden Woody, Sr. on July 27, 1944 in Lawrence, KS. He preceded her in death on March 31, 2004.
Survivors include two sons, Hobart Ogden Woody, Jr, Kansas City, KS, Gordon E. Woody, Seattle, Washington; daughter, Beth Ann Woody, Lawrence, KS; one goddaughter, Monica Davis, Lewisville, TX; 5 grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her brother, William E. Hughes; and sister, Annabell Russell.
The family will greet friends 7 – 8 p.m. Friday at Warren-McElwain Mortuary in Lawrence.