COMANCHE — Funeral services for Loyce LaVerne (Morris) Woods, 83, will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday, June 27 at Comanche Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Oakwood Cemetery in Comanche. Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, June 26 at the funeral home.

She passed away on Wednesday, June 20, in Abilene.

She was born Feb. 8, 1935, in Cross Plains to Elmer and Alma (Hancock) Morris. On April 21, 1950, she married Ralph D. Woods Jr. in Munday.


Survivors include her sons, Dan Woods and wife Harriet of Comanche, Kenneth Woods and wife Brenda of Kentucky, and Steve Woods and wife Cheryle of Comanche; daughter, Lavon (Woods) Gore and husband Ty of Mineral Wells; 11 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; brothers, Byron Gene Tate and wife Donna of Redlands, California, and John Michael Tate and wife Wendy of Cisco; sister, Donna Lee Jones of Rising Star; and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death her husband; grandson, Bren Woods; brother, Joe Neil Tate; and sisters, Mary Louise Chambers and Letha Jeanette Morris.