Wynona Mae Woods, 85, of Corydon, Iowa, formerly of Washington, Iowa, passed away Sept. 11, 2018, at Mercy Hospital in Des Moines following a sudden illness.

Wynona was born Sept. 28, 1932, in Trenton, Iowa, the daughter of Jesse and Dorcus Marie (Ball) Barr. She graduated from Washington High School. Wynona was united in marriage to Rodney Benn Woods on Oct. 7, 1955, in Washington.

Wynona spent most of her life in Washington but also lived in Trenton, Osceola, Grinnell and Corydon. She worked for the City of Washington as a meter reader until her retirement in 1991. She was a member of the First Assembly of God Church in Washington and later attended Faith Baptist Church and First Christian Church in Washington. She enjoyed crocheting and doing crafts.

She is survived by her daughter, Cynthia Jo Woods of Ainsworth; son, Michael Dean Woods of Bayreuth, Germany; daughter, Victoria Lynn Sharp and husband Randy of Corydon; son, Jeffrey Dean Woods and wife Tammy of Crawfordsville; 14 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren and sisters: Veda Secrest, Alice Hesser and Hazel Sinn, all of Washington.

Wynona was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Rodney in 1993; brothers, William Barr; and Roger Barr and three brothers-in-law: Gordon Secrest, James Hesser and Jim Sinn.

Celebration of life services were held Sept. 17 at the Jones and Eden Funeral Home in Washington with Pastor Mike Johnson officiating.

Interment took place at the Elm Grove Cemetery in Washington.

A memorial has been established for the Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) Association. Online condolences may be sent for Wynona’s family through the web at www.jonesfh.com.

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