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Martha Mays Woods, 87, of Holland, MO passed from this life Friday, January 17, 2014, at her home.
Born in Iuka, MS to Earnest and Thelma Hill Mays, she was a former member of Woodland Corner Baptist Church and was employed at Angio Manufacturing Company, where she worked as a presser.
Martha enjoyed sewing, needlework and working in her garden. She was a loving mother, grandmother and great grandmother who was devoted to her family.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husbands, Thurman Floyd Pate and M.L. Woods and her children, Travis Pate, Floyd Pate and Martha Y. Doyle.
Martha is survived by her children, Patricia C. Brown and husband, Billy and Marvin D. Pate and wife, Shirley, all of Birmingham, AL, Bernice Fikes of Blytheville, AR and Eugene Pate and wife, Cindy of Holland, MO and sisters, Virginia Scott and husband, Bobby of Phil Campbell, AL and Bretha Stokes of Birmingham, AL.
Funeral services will be held Monday, January 20, 2014 at 10:30 am in Cobb Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow in Dogwood Cemetery. The family will receive friends Sunday, January 19, 2014 from 3-5 pm at Cobb Funeral Home. Condolences to the family may be expressed at cobbfuneralhome.com.

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