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Johnny M. Woods

March 16, 1936 ~ December 31, 2020 (age 84)


Word has been received of the death of Johnny M. Woods, 84 of Elgin, Oklahoma.

Mr. Woods passed away on Thursday, December 31, 2020 in Lawton.

A service will be held at a later date.

Arrangements are under the direction of Lawton Ritter Gray Funeral Home.

Johnny was born  and raised on the Wood's family farm east of Lawton on March 16, 1936 to Forest and Opal (Dees) Woods. He became an amazing carpenter. He loved horses, roping, and rodeos. Johnny met Greta Nelson through his brother, Joe  and they married  on August 17, 1956 and started their family. 

He is survived by his wife, Greta Woods, of Lawton; four children, Patsy Lynn Shoopman, of CA, Kimberly Ann Wade, of Houston, TX, Johnny E. Woods of Elgin, OK and Barbara Horton, Elgin, OK; his  grandchildren, Kyle Smith, of Lawton, OK, Tiffany Smith, of Lawton, OK, Scotty Carter, Houston, TX, McGyver Carter, of Houston, TX, Misty Murrah, of Lawton, OK, Jimmy Kris, of Lawton, OK,  C.J. Murrah, of Big Springs, TX, and Greta K. Murrah, of Tulsa, OK; his brothers and sisters, Ann and Reno Large, of Rush Springs, OK, Joe and Judy Woods, of Lawton, OK, Jarold and Dianne Woods, of Lawton, OK, Fern and Carl Brown, of Conroe, TX, Woody and Judy Woods, of Midland, TX, Sheryl June Parsons, of Midland, TX, Mike Woods, of Midland, TX, and Kevin and Paula Harrison, Midland, TX; and numerous great grandchildren and nieces and nephews and other loving relatives.  

He was preceded in death by his parents; his sister, Pasty Lynn Woods; and his brothers, Doyle Alvin Woods and Willie Harrison. 

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