Geraldine “Jerri” Woods 97 of Oak Grove, MO passed away December 24, 2013 at her home in Oak Grove.
Visitation will be 10-11 a.m. Monday, December 30, 2013 at First Baptist Church of Oak Grove, Oak Grove, MO. Funeral Service will follow at 11:00 a.m. at the church.
Burial will be in El Dorado Springs City Cemetery, El Dorado Springs, MO.
Memorial contributions may be made to American Heart Assoc. or Cancer Assoc., First Baptist Church of Oak Grove, Baptist Home for the Aged.
Jerri as her friends knew her was born in Sedalia, MO to William H. & Ida (Mueller Weikal December 13, 1916. Her mother passed away when she was 1 month old. Her older sister cared for her until a loving step-mother Edith Morris Weikal joined the family. In 1931 the family moved to El Dorado Springs, MO where she met her High School sweetheart Kenneth. They were married and moved to the Kansas City area in 1939. She was a church Secretary for 31 years, 22 at Rockwood Baptist and 9 at Broadway Baptist Oak Grove. She served 7 years as Secretary of the Meals on Wheels program when it was started.
Jerri was preceded in death by her husband Kenneth in 2010; infant Sondra Sue Woods.
Jerri is survived by her son: Michael D. Woods & wife Dr. Emily of Ft. Collins, CO; daughter: Barbara J. Durnin & husband Thomas of Wentzville, MO; 3 grandsons: Brad Durnin & wife Renee`, Bryan Durnin & wife Dina, Bryce Durnin & wife Jill; 2 granddaughters: Janet Maza & husband Alfonzo, Dr. Carol Woods; 10 great-grandchildren (5 girls & 5 boys); 3 nieces: Nancy Weikal, Linda Fox, Linda Ward; 1 nephew: Alan Weikal.