Services for Mrs. Carol Woods were held Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2013, at 1 p.m. from John E. Stephens Chapel.

The Rev. Richard Burks officiated. Burial followed in MS State Veterans Cemetery in Newton. John E. Stephens Chapel Funeral Services is in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Woods, 70, died Saturday, Dec. 14, 2013, at Anderson Regional Medical Center in Meridian.

She was a homemaker. Mrs. Woods was a member of Pentecostal Apostolic Church.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Solon Warren Merritt and Margaret Carolyn Price Merritt; sister, Ann Woods; brothers, Thomas and Warren Merritt.

Survivors include husband, Lee Woods of Philadelphia; daughters, Michele Little of Virginia, Lisa Mason of Philadelphia and Monica Ward of Collinsville; sister, Ellen Bailey of Winona; and 7 grandchildren; and 4 great-grandchildren.