Eloise Woods was known for her devotion to God, love of family, and joy found from being outside in her garden. Mrs. Woods, 89, passed away Thursday February 21, 2019. Eloise had just celebrated her 89th birthday with her family by her side, the day before her death. Eloise was born on February 20, 1930 in Hushpuckena, MS. She studied Horticulture at Mississippi State, while also playing the saxophone in the Maroon Band. Eloise was married to WD Woods and had four children. She resided in Tulsa, Oklahoma until 1998 when she moved to Gonzales, LA.
Eloise is survived by two children, eight grandchildren, and five great grandchildren. Her surviving children, their spouses, and grandchildren are: Marilyn Breaux, her husband, Dr. Joseph Breaux, their son, Peter Breaux, and their daughter, Christine Husni; Peggy Pearman, her son, Cole Pearman, and her daughter, Shelby Pearman; Grandchildren Jake Woods, Megan Woods, Rachel Woods, and Grace Woods.
Eloise was preceded in death by her parents, James Albert Sharp and Fannie Mae Sharp; her sons, Eddie Woods and Raymond Woods; and her siblings, Kathleen Jones, Mabel Evick, James Albert "Jimmy" Sharp II, and David Sharp.
A funeral service is scheduled for 10am, Wednesday, February 27, 2019 in the Heath-Griffith Funeral Chapel. Burial will follow in Meadowbrook Cemetery under the direction of Heath-Griffith Funeral Home. www.heathgriffithfuneralhome.com.
I will always have fond memories of Eloise. Sorry we could not be at the services.
Christopher BurrusEdgewood, NM