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Shirley Grooms Woods

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“Dear Howard and Family,I am truly sorry for your great loss, Shirley will be sorely missed by us all. We have the Eternal Hope of seeing her again,...Read More »
1 of 10 | Posted by: John Waite - Charleston, SC

“Dear Howard, Scott & family...We were so sorry to read that you lost Shirley. It has been many years, but we remember our years as neighbors and...Read More »
2 of 10 | Posted by: Bob and Carol Linville - SC

“Dear Tina and Family,We are so sorry to hear of your loss. Wishing you comfort among friends and family during this time of mourning. With sympathy...Read More »
3 of 10 | Posted by: A friend

“Thinking about you all for the loss of you dear wife and mother. I always remember Shirley for her bright at the day smile and sweet disposition...Read More »
4 of 10 | Posted by: Shirley Pilcher - Family Friend

“Tim my heart and prayers go out to you and your family. I am so sorry for you loss. Pat Wand ”
5 of 10 | Posted by: Pat Wand - Charlestion, SC


6 of 10 | Posted by: Pat Wand - Charleston

“My sympathy to the family.Sorry for your loss.Phillipians 4:6Elizabeth ”
7 of 10 | Posted by: A friend

“Scott, you and your family are in our thoughts and prayers.Michael and Penny Dixon ”
8 of 10 | Posted by: Michael Dixon - RAVENEL, SC

“So sorry to hear about Shirley. Our love, thoughts and prayers are with your family. ”
9 of 10 | Posted by: Brenda and Mike Wells - SC

“Scott, you and your family are in my prayers. May you find comfort and strength in this sad time. ”
10 of 10 | Posted by: T Mack - Charleston, SC


Shirley Grooms Woods, 83, of Charleston, South Carolina, wife of Howard Hilton Woods entered into eternal rest Friday, October 12, 2018. The family will receive friends Saturday, October 13, 2018 in J. HENRY STUHR INC., DOWNTOWN CHAPEL, 232 Calhoun Street from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Her Funeral Service will be held Sunday, October 14, 2018 in Stuhr's Downtown Chapel at 1:00 p.m. Interment will follow in Carolina Memorial Park.

Shirley was born June 23, 1935 in Baltimore, Maryland, daughter of the late Morgan Nelson Grooms and Ida Eadie Grooms. She graduated from Rice Business College. Shirley was a cafeteria worker with James Island Middle School, Telephone Operator with Southern Bell and manager of Anne's Dress Shop. Shirley's favorite job was raising her family and creating a home filled with love.

She is survived by her husband of 59 years, Howard Hilton Woods; three sons, Michael D. Woods (Sarah), Scott Woods (Sandi) and Timothy A.S. Woods (Lily) all of James Island, SC; daughter, Valentina "Tina" Woods Bair (Thomas) of Meggett, SC; seven grandchildren, Laura, Ashley, Shannon, Paige, Olivia, Jason, and Alaina. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her two sisters, Jessie Mae Galster and Clesie J. Halligan.

Today, the world is a little darker place, and Heaven a little brighter!

Flowers will be accepted.