Sue Ann Woods was born July 21, 1947, in Tulsa, Oklahoma, to S.I. and Barcie (Merritt) Denton. She died Friday, November 6, 2015, in Owasso, Oklahoma, at the age of 68 years. Sue Graduated in 1965 from Stillwater High School in Stillwater, Oklahoma. After high school she attended Oklahoma State University for two years. On August 3, 1968 she married her husband Barry J Woods. She retired from the University of Oklahoma, where she was an administrative assistant in the Office of Prospective Student Services in Tulsa. Sue was a member of Central Baptist Church in Owasso, Ok where she enjoyed; singing in the choir, working with the children’s choir, and playing keyboard in the praise band. She was also an avid quilter and active member of the Pryor Patchers Quilt Guild and Green Country Quilt Guild. In addition to quilting Sue loved spending time with her grandkids, family gatherings, and reading.
Sue is survived by her husband of 47 years: Barry J Woods
Andy Woods and wife Lauren, of Colorado Springs, CO
Mike Woods and wife Jenny, of Owasso, OK
Noah, Emma, and Seth Woods, of Owasso, OK
Brothers and Sisters-in-law;
Noel and Lana Woods, of Robinson, TX
Bobby and Cheryl Upton, of Hennessey, OK
Mark and Beverly Woods, of Choctaw, OK
Many Nieces and Nephews
She was preceded in death by her parents, and her brother, John Denton.
Memorial service will be held 10:30 a.m. Thursday, November 12, 2015, at Central Baptist Church in Owasso with Pastor Scott Carlson officiating. The family requests that in lieu of flowers memorial contributions be made to American Cancer Society, 4110 S 100th E Ave, Tulsa, OK 74146 or Central Baptist Music Ministry, 9001 N 145th E Ave, Owasso, OK 74055. Arrangements and services were entrusted to Mowery Funeral Service of Owasso.
We just heard. So very sorry for you and your family’s loss. Praying for peace and comfort at this very sad tone
— Beverly Mundorff, Monday – November 9, 2015
I am truly saddened to hear of Sue’s passing. I can’t think of Sue without thinking of her beautiful smile. I do not remember a time seeing her that she was not smiling. She was a very sweet person and I am blessed to have known her. I am praying for you all during this time.
— Phyllis Holmes, Monday – November 9, 2015
A wonderful, funny, caring lady has left us for no pain in heaven. A privilege to be her friend.
— Cathy & richard Casida , Tuesday – November 10, 2015
Sue was a wonderful lady with a great smile and laughter. I will remember her fondly. I was truly blessed to spend time getting to know her better during our Tuesday Bible studies. Alan and I send our deepest sympathy to Barry and family. May God comfort, as only He can!
— Kim Spencer, Tuesday – November 10, 2015
Andy and Mike
I am so sorry for your loss. Praying for you all.
— Jessica Hallett , Tuesday – November 10, 2015
Sue and I had lunch together many many times during our employment with OU in Tulsa. She was so fun and really knew how to be a good friend. She delighted in her grandchildren. She always had funny and sweet stories about Noah, Seth, and Emma. She was very special.
— Darla Puckett, Tuesday – November 10, 2015
Condolences from the Nagasawa family. Your family is in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.
— Kevin Nagasawa, Tuesday – November 10, 2015
Message When I was growing up, Sue was one of my cousins favorite fiends. My cousin was Linda Cacy Scott from Stillwater, OK. So I saw Sue lots–we played together and went to church together, went to OSU together. My cousin Linda also had cancer and died at the age of 54. Sue and I were with Linda just days before she died. Sue later moved to the Tulsa area and joined the quilt guild and my stitch group. It was so nice to be in touch with her again. One time when I was teaching a class at the Cotton Patch, Sue arranged for my cousin to be there to surprise me. Sue was so thoughtful. Sue was also a hoot. She did always have a smile on her face, always cracking people up, and was always upbeat and positive. I had just learned recently that Sue had cancer. It was such a shock because I was diagnosed myself last year. I couldn’t believe it. I wanted so much to talk to Sue before she passed because I know what she is going through. But I am comforted by knowing that she and L
— Gail Slawson, Tuesday – November 10, 2015
Sue was a pleasure to work with every day at OU-Tulsa. She always had a smile on her face and beamed when talking about her family and grandchildren. You will be missed by many,Sue.
— Nikki Witt, Tuesday – November 10, 2015
God’s peace and comfort be with each of you through this challenging time. I am reminded of so many memories that I share with the Woods Family.
— Wanda and Bob Sakowski, Tuesday – November 10, 2015
We were so shocked to hear of Sue’s passing! Our thoughts and prayers are with you and the boys. Sue was such a wonderful person and I know you will miss her dearly. We have many good memories with you guys that sure go back many years! Much Love to you!
— Gil and Janet Fry, Wednesday – November 11, 2015
Enjoyed Sue so much , she was a very special person. Pryor Patchers quilt guild is where we met. Enjoyed many quilt camps together.
— Carolyn Gilmore, Wednesday – November 11, 2015
— , Thursday – November 19, 2015
So sorry to hear of your loss. Sue was a delightful person and so proud of her grandchildren.
My condolences are with you at this very sad time but be comforted by all the memories she left you with
— Janice Wilson, Thursday – November 19, 2015
Central Baptist Church
9001 North 145th East Avenue
Owasso, OK 74055
Thursday – November 12, 2015
Memorial donations may be made in memory of Sue to:
American Cancer Society
4110 South 100th East Ave., Suite 101
Tulsa , OK 74146
Central Baptist Church Music Ministry
9001 North 145th East Avenue
Owasso, OK 74055