Frances Nixon Woods

Frances Nixon Woods, 78, of Winona passed away at Winona Manor in Winona on Monday, Nov. 26.  

Visitation will be from 4 p.m. until 7 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 29 at Oliver Funeral Home and service will be at 10 a.m. on Friday, November 30, in the funeral home chapel with burial following in Scotland Cemetery near Winona. Rev. John Jacks will officiate the services.  

Mrs. Woods was born to L. T. and Nannie Miller Nixon on Feb. 28, 1940, in Vaiden. She was a former employee of Screw Conveyor and a longtime employee of the Winona Times.  Mrs. Woods was a member of Scotland Baptist Church near Winona.  

She was preceded in death by her parents; grandson, Randy Dell "R.D." Woods; and her brother, Danny Nixon.

Mrs. Woods is survived by her husband, James E. "J.E." Woods of Winona; two sons, Jerry Woods (Angela) of Winona and Randy Woods of Winona; three sisters, Pauline Forsythe of Tupelo, Judy Stanford of Poplar Creek, and Linda N. Hodges of Poplar Creek; two grandchildren, Laura B. Woods and Joseph H. Woods; and several nieces and nephews.