Billy Woods

February 17, 1955 ~ October 9, 2021 (age 66)


With heartfelt sympathy we announce the passing of Mr. Billy Woods of Centre, who transitioned Saturday, October 9, 2021 at the age of 66.

Billy Woods was born February 17, 1955 in Centre, Cherokee County, Alabama to the union of the late Ed and Mary Bessie Dupree Woods. He accepted Christ at a young age and united with Shiloh Baptist Church, where he served as a deacon.

Billy received his education in the Cherokee County School System and graduated from Cherokee County High School. He went on the graduate from the University of Georgia, where he also excelled in football.
In 1997, Billy united in holy matrimony to Earline Shooks. This union was blessed with five children, Jeannen, Earlinea, Joshua, Celeste and Precious.

Billy traded time for eternity on Saturday, October 9, 2021. He was preceded in death by his son, Joshua Woods; brothers, James and Robert Woods.

Those left to cherish his memories are his children, Jeannen Whatley-Hill, Billy Woods, Earlinea Woods, Celeste Woods, Precious (Nelson) Cole; grandchildren, Tyler Hill-Whatley, Jordin Hill, Jacob Hill, Ja’Niayh Green, Ja’Kavyoun Hicklen, Josh Cole, Sophia Cole; sister, Mary Gholston; a host of other relatives and many friends too numerous to name. 


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Graveside Service
October 16, 2021

3:00 PM
Providence Baptist Church
1095 County Road 23
Leesburg, Alabama 35983

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