David Gordon Woods, Junior
David Gordon Woods, Junior, 64, of Northport, passed away June 28, 2019 at DCH Regional Medical Center. Services were held 1 p.m. Monday, July 1, 2019, at Magnolia Chapel Funeral Home South with Rev. Jason Poole officiating. Burial will follow at Mt. Hebron Baptist Church Cemetery with Magnolia Chapel Funeral Home South directing. Visitation was Monday, July 1, 2019, at the funeral home.
He was preceded in death by grandparents, Dewey and Mamie Woods of Akron, and Aubrey and Fannie Bell Seale of Boligee; and daughter, Kimberly Woods of Birmingham,.
Survivors include his loving wife, Joycelene Cox Woods; son, Wesley Woods (Brittney) of Alabaster; parents, David Gordon Woods, Sr. and Betty S. Woods of Akron; sister, Betsy Arrington (Rick) of Greensboro; brother, Dr. Mark A. Woods of Tuscaloosa; granddaughter, Bo Blake Falgout; and is faithful dog Barley.
Pallbearers were Wayne Perry, David Moyer, Pete Braugton, Bob Hales, Lamar Holston, Tommy Croft, Carl Evans and Gary McCaleb.
Karen Denise Richards Hicks
Karen Denise Richards Hicks, 65, of Moundville, passed away July 6, 2019 at DCH, Tuscaloosa. No formal service will be held. The family will hold a private service at a later date.
She is preceded in death by her mother Nelda McGahey Richards of Millport, grandparents Lewis and Laudice McGahey and Imer and Icie Richards.
Survivors are husband Mark Hicks of Moundville, daughter Jayna Hicks of Greensboro, sons Joshua (Mary) Durden of Birmingham, sister Beth Kendrick of Millport, brother Hoyt Richards of Millport, father James W. Richards (J. W.) of Millport, grandchild Sophia Durden of Birmingham, and several nieces and nephews.
Mrs. Hicks graduated from Millport High School and obtained her B. S. in education from the University of Alabama in 1976. She worked at United Technologies in Columbus, Miss. from 1985-95. Denise taught from economics at Akron High School from 1996-99, then at Greensboro West High School from 1999 until retirement in 2016.