The Joplin Globe, Joplin, MO


January 24, 2013

Dorene Woods


Dorene Schooley Woods, passed away peacefully,  Friday, Jan. 11, 2013, at the age of 91, in Huntington Beach, Calif., with her son by her side.

Dorene was born to Faye and Floyd Schooley in Pittsburg, Kan., Sept. 2, 1921.

She was united in marriage to Robert (Bob) William Woods and they were married until Bob passed away in December 1982. They had two sons, Douglas William Woods and Robert Clayton Woods.

Dorene worked for the Social Security Administration for many years before retiring. Dorene was a lively witty spirit who enjoyed playing Bridge with friends and many an hour of card games with her grandchildren. She was an avid reader, golf and football fan.

Dorene is survived by her son, Rob Woods, of Huntington Beach; five grand children; five great-grandchildren; a sister, Dorothy Taylor, of Carthage; and three nieces. Her son, Douglas W. Woods, also preceded her in death, December 2009.

She was a faithful member of Grace Episcopal Church.

She will be missed by numerous friends and family; however, will joyously reunite with her loved ones in heaven.

Memorial services will be announced at a later date

Text Only
  • Etta Toney

    Etta Ionie Toney, age 87, formerly of Joplin, passed away at 9:05 a.m. Saturday, July 26, 2014, at Choctaw Memorial Hospital, Hugo.

    July 30, 2014

  • Jim Gilliam

    Jan. 28, 1937 - July 30, 2011

    July 30, 2014

  • Military Jay Samuel Rodney

    Jay Samuel Rodney, 91, died Saturday, July 26, 2014.

    July 30, 2014 1 Photo

  • Burgis Taber Burgis Taber

    Burgis Maynard Taber, 94, born March 14, 1920, entered Glory on July 27, 2014.

    July 29, 2014 3 Photos

  • Elizabeth A. Ford Elizabeth Ann Ford

    Elizabeth Ann Ford, age 59, of Joplin, passed away on Sunday, July 27, 2014, at her home, following an illness.

    July 29, 2014 2 Photos

  • Don Pargen

    Donald Ray Pargen, 76, of Joplin, Mo., died at the Spring River Christian Village, Saturday morning, July 26, 2014.

    July 29, 2014

  • Joe A. Turney Joe A. Turney

    Joe A Turney passed away July 27, 2014, following a short illness.

    July 29, 2014 3 Photos

  • Darrell "Doc" Carnagey Darrell L. "Doc" Carnagey

    Doc  Carnagey, age 47, of Carl Junction, Mo., passed away Tuesday, July 22, 2014.

    July 28, 2014 2 Photos

  • Derfelt Funeral Home Charles Fredrick Brand Jr.

    Charles Fredrick Brand Jr., age 82, passed away at 5:30 a.m., Thursday, July 23, 2014 at Landmark Hospital, Joplin, Mo., following an illness.

    July 27, 2014 2 Photos

  • Mason-Woodard Mortuary Nancy Mae McCrillis

    Nancy Mae McCrillis, age 80, of Joplin, Mo., passed away July 24, 2014, following a short illness.

    July 27, 2014 1 Photo