Kathyrn M. “Girlie” Woods (nee Holloway), 80, of Elyria, passed away peacefully, Wednesday, September 18, 2013 at the New Life Hospice Center, with her family at her side. She was born May 1, 1933 in Elyria and had been a lifelong resident.
She attended Elyria High School and was employed by General Motors of Elyria, retiring after 25 years of service. She was an active member of Second Baptist Church, Elyria.
She enjoyed traveling, gardening, cooking and was a doting caregiver to family and friends.
Kathryn leaves to cherish her memories, daughter, Monica Jones; a grandson, Christopher McKinney; and a host of cousins, nieces, nephews and friends.
She was preceded in death by her loving husband, Dennie Woods in 2005; parents, Arthur C., Sr. and Hannah (nee Whitfield) Holloway; sister, Ophelia “Bae-Bae” Key; brothers, Arthur Jr. “Boy”, Willie “Redman”, Hardy “Lucky”, and Glen “Fella” Holloway.
Friends may call Friday, September 27, 2013 from 11 A.M. until time of service at 1 P.M., at Second Baptist Church, 427 Chapman Lane, Elyria. The Rev. Carl P. Small will officiate. Burial will be in Brookdale Cemetery, Elyria.