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Julia Rhea Woods

May 11, 2018
Julia Rhea Woods
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Julia Rhea (Sherrell) Woods, 45 of McAlester died Thursday May 10, 2018 in McAlester.
The family will greet friends 4:00 pm to 6:00 p.m. Sunday May 13, 2018 at Bishop Funeral Service.
Funeral services will be 10:00 a.m. Monday May 14, 2018 at North Town Church of Christ officiated by Mr. Randy Hughes.
Pallbearers will be: Harrison Emory, Kyle Wise, Mike Miranda, Daniel Walker, Luke Woods and Shelton Brooks.
Honorary pallbearers will be: Richard Peckio, Doy Adams, Don Brewer, Ethan Woods, Christian Carter and Brandon Beck.
Memorial contributions may be made to the North Town Church of Christ or Wilburton Church of Christ.
Julia was born to George Ray and Juanita Carol (Walker) Sherrell September 3, 1972 in McAlester. She grew up in McAlester and graduated from McAlester High School in 1990. She obtained a Bachelor’s of Science degree from Southeastern Oklahoma State University and a Master’s degree from East Central University. Julia married her high school sweet-heart Bryan Woods October 27, 1990 in McAlester. She was a teacher for Frink-Chambers School for twenty-four years and an instructor for Great Expectations.
Julia enjoyed teaching, shopping, fishing, yard work, working out, loving on her animals and being with her daughter, Shelby and husband, Bryan.
She was a member of the North Town Church of Christ and had been attending the Wilburton Church of Christ.
Survivors include: husband, Bryan Woods of the home; daughter, Shelby Woods of the home; parents, George and Juanita Sherrell of Krebs; brother, Trenton Sherrell and wife, Gretchen of Hanover Park, Illinois; uncles, Jimmy Walker and wife, Lorene of Red Oak, Leland Walker and wife, Sally of Red Oak; aunt, Donna Barber and husband, James of Hayworth; uncle, Kenneth Sherrell and wife, Ginger of Rosston, Texas; father-in-law and mother-in-law, John and Jane Woods of McAlester; sister-in-law, Chandra Hensley and husband, Kyle of McAlester; brother-in-law, Brent Woods and wife, Corie of McAlester; other aunts, uncles, numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and other family members and friends.
Julia was preceded in death by her grandparents; J.D. and Nadine Walker; O.E. and Helon Sherrell; John S. Woods and Leo and Anna Jordan.
Arrangements entrusted to Bishop Funeral Service and Crematory, McAlester, OK.

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4:00 PM 5/13/2018 4:00:00 PM - 6:00 PM 5/13/2018 6:00:00 PM
Bishop Funeral Service

110 S 3rd
McAlester, OK 74501

Bishop Funeral Service
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North Town Church of Christ

2400 N.Main
McAlester, OK 74501

North Town Church of Christ
2400 N.Main McAlester 74501 OK

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