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William Woods

Services for William Woods of Grass Valley will be conducted at 3 p.m. Friday at the Nevada City chapel of Hooper and Weaver Mortuary. Burial will take place at Sierra Memorial Lawn Cemetery in Nevada City.

Mr. Woods died Saturday, Feb. 28, at Kaiser Hospital in Roseville. He was 87.

He was born Sept. 20, 1916, in Oakland to Ulysis S. and Anna May (Smith) Woods. He graduated from Castlemont High School in Oakland in 1935. He married Elna Mae Chapman Sept. 21, 1946. He worked for over 30 years at the Alameda Naval Airbase. He enjoyed antique cards.

He is survived by his wife, Elna Mae Woods of Grass Valley; daughter-in-law, Kathy Woods-Collins of Grass Valley; grandson, Matthew Dale Woods of Las Vegas; granddaughter, Kristina Woods of Las Vegas; and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his sons Roy Eugene Woods in 1965 and Dale Edward Woods in 1999.

Arrangements are under the direction of Hooper and Weaver Mortuary.

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