Fred L. Woods, 100, of Jasper, Indiana, formerly of Shoals, died September 2, 2021
Fred, son of Charles Nelson and Aurelia Wilson Woods, husband of Florence Baker Woods, passed away at St. Charles Health Campus. He was born February 26, 1921, in Orange County, North Carolina. He is survived by wife Florence and one son, Greg (Joan) and two daughters, Sylvia (Andrew) and Ina (Rick). He is survived by many grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. Fred is also survived by one sister, Frances, and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, ten siblings, wife, Dora, and daughter, Diana.
Fred, a WWII Veteran, worked in Martin County as a Soil Conservation Technician until his retirement. He was known statewide as a public speaker and advocate for natural resource conservation and received many awards for his work in service and contribution to natural resources. After retirement, he became a tree planter, planting numerous trees in Martin County.
He was of the Christian faith.
Due to the pandemic, it was Fred’s wishes that no service be planned at this time. A memorial service will be considered at a later date.
The Queen-Lee Chapel of Thorne-George Family Funeral Homes has been entrusted with the arrangements.