Verna Ellen  Woods
Verna Ellen Woods, 60, of Bessemer passed away at her residence on Feb. 13, 2020, from a chronic illness.
Verna was born in Youngstown, Ohio, on Jan. 15, 1960, a daughter of the late James and Ester Bunnell Gilbert.
She was the wife of John Woods, whom she married on February 5, 1977. He survives.
Besides her husband, Verna leaves her daughters, Mary Woods and Stephanie Woods, both of Bessemer, and Amanda (Brian) Kelley of Pulaski; her three grandchildren, Robert, Kaylee and Payton Kelley all of Pulaski; her sisters, Elizabeth (Paul) Gravatt, Tina Gilbert, Janine Sampias and Jamie Jo Gilbert (Sherry), all of New Castle; and several nieces and nephews
Verna was preceded in death by her mother, Ester; and her in-laws, Arthur and Mary Woods.
Verna will be remembered for her love of bingo, reading and spending her years with her family. She was of the kindness soul and will be deeply missed.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the family as requested.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the Terry A Cunningham Funeral Home of Bessemer.
Published on February 14, 2020


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Art& Denise Quear
Feb 15, 2020
John and Stephanie and family so sorry for your loss sending 🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻 .
Ms. Carol Jean Ianatto Gill
Feb 14, 2020
I didn't know Verna,, too well,, i knew The Woods Family,, because i dated the nephew in the family Ron Butera,,, but i wanted too say,, am soo sorry for your loss...May she rest,, in the arm's of Our Almighty Lord,, Jesus Christ....
Sansone family
Feb 14, 2020
Sympathies to John and the entire family over the passing of Verna...may she rest in peace.....