Monday, June 16th, 2014
Julia Swanson Woods, 67, St. Marys, formerly of Englewood, Fla., died at 12:05 p.m. June 13, 2014, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital, St. Marys.
She was born Sept. 6, 1946, in Toledo, to Henry and Barbara Stone Swanson. On Nov. 16, 1969, she married Edward Lee Woods in Huntington, W.Va., and he died Nov. 13, 2012.
Surviving are three sons, William Suchland, Englewood, Edward (Brenda) Woods, St. Marys, and Clinton (Sara) Woods, Port Charlotte, Fla.; siblings, Linda Harruff, St. Marys, Donna Finke, Ocala, Fla., and Judy (Bob) Zink, Henry (Jennifer) Swanson and Robert Swanson, all of St. Marys; and five grandchildren, Kyle, Rachel, Abby, Wesley and Olivia Woods.
A brother-in-law, Brent Finke, is deceased.
She was a 1964 graduate of St. Marys Memorial High School and Edison Community College, Piqua. She retired as a registered nurse from University of Florida Health Shands Hospital in Gainesville. She worked as a nursing supervisor and in the emergency department at Englewood Community Hospital and Bon Secours/St. Joseph's Hospital in Port Charlotte. She was a member of Wayne Street United Methodist Church, Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary Post 9289 and Eagles Lodge Aerie 767 Auxiliary, all of St. Marys. She was the family genealogist and a NASCAR fan and enjoyed making crafts, painting and spending time with family.
Private burial rites will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Elm Grove Cemetery, St. Marys, the Rev. Dr. David Williams officiating.
Calling is 5-8 p.m. today at Miller Funeral Home West Chapel, St. Marys.
Condolences may be left at Millerfuneralhomes.net.
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