Betty C. Woods

  • BORN: July 20, 1951
  • DIED: November 29, 2016
  • LOCATION: Higginsville, Missouri

Betty C. Woods, 65 of Higginsville, Missouri died on Tuesday, November 29, 2016, at St. Luke's Hospital in Kansas City, Missouri.

Born Friday, July 20, 1951 in Higginsville, Missouri, she was the daughter of the late Wilburn Woods, Sr. and the late Ruth Fields Woods.

She was a lifelong resident of Higginsville and a graduate of the Lafayette County C-1 school district, class of 1969. She was of the Methodist faith. She worked as a packer at ATK ammo plant in Kansas City, MO retiring in 2015.

Surviving are one daughter, Lucreasha Riddlespriger of Lees Summit, MO; one brother, Wilburn R. (Annerose) Woods, Jr. of Higginsville; two sisters, Darlene Woods of Higginsville and Deborah A. Woods of Overland Park, KS; one grandson, Cohl Riddlespriger

A memorial service will be held at 1:00 PM on Saturday, December 10, 2016 at Salem United Church of Christ with Pastor Darrin Edwards, officiating and Selma Terry, vocalist. Memorial contributions may be sent to American Cancer Society.

Online condolences may be made to the family at

Memorial Service
  • December 10, 2016
    1:00 PM
  • Salem United Church of Christ
  • 1500 Main St.
  • Higginsville, MO 64037
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  • Saturday December 10 2016
  • City Cemetery
  • Higginsville, MO 64037
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“ Floyd,Sherry,and family send our condolences. Lucreasha(Cole),Darlene,Debra,and Wilburn you are in our prayers. Love You! ”

Posted by: Floyd and Sherry Elmore - MO

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