On Monday, October 20, 2014, Betty Jo Williams Woods passed from this life to be with her Lord, Jesus.
Betty was born on August 31, 1923 in Okmulgee, OK to Laura Mae (Adams) Williams and Walter Everett Williams. She lived in College Station for the past 50 years. She was a 1940 graduate of Olney High School in Olney, TX and attended Draughon’s Business College in Wichita Falls, TX.
Betty is survived by her sons John C. Woods, Jr. of College Station, TX; Joe D. Woods and his wife Cathy of Houston, TX and their children Seth Woods of Albuquerque, NM and Erin Woods of Kingwood, TX; son Jim B. Woods of Austin, TX; and daughter Vicki A. (Woods) Green and her husband Larry Green of Bryan, TX and daughter Kerri Rasco of Conroe, TX along with her husband Scotty Rasco and their children Cameron, Jenson, Taylor and Miranda. She is also survived by her sister Peggy Bockhoff of Olney, TX and sister-in-law Joy Williams of Dallas, TX along with twelve nieces and nephews, numerous cousins and many, many friends.
She will be reunited in heaven with her infant son David W. Woods, her parents, her father- and mother-in-law Dr. David R. and Beulah Woods, her brother Terry M. Williams, her brother-in-law William F. Bockhoff, and her brother- and sister-in-law Dr. Howard and Mary Ritchey.
For 21 years Betty worked as an Accountant in the Biochemistry and Biophysics Department at Texas A&M University. She was the recipient of the Distinguished Performance Award for administrative personnel in 1984. She retired from A&M in 1985. Betty loved to work, at work and at home. She was a people person and loved her family and many friends. She was an exceptional mother and grandmother. She will be missed by all who knew her.
There will be a celebration of Betty’s life at 11 a.m. Monday, October 27 at the First Christian Church at 900 S. Ennis St., Bryan, TX. A reception in the fellowship hall will follow. There will be a private family interment at College Station Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, contributions to the First Christian Church of Bryan would be greatly appreciated.Print This Obituary