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William Leslie "Les" Woods
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Birth: Oct. 27, 1898
Rogersville
Hawkins County
Tennessee, USA
Death: Jun. 1, 1987
Rogersville
Hawkins County
Tennessee, USA

William Leslie Woods parents were John Richard Woods 1867 1943 and Mary Lintine Bell Johnson 1871 1946. his siblings were: Hazel Woods; Elizabeth Belle "Lizzie" Woods 1889; Alice Pearl Woods 1890 1936; Cora Woods 1891; Sarah Kate Woods 1897 1976.

On Dec 14, 1919, William Leslie Woods married Gracie Lee Cobb. From this union was born 9 children in 14 years: ; Nola Lee Woods 1921; Infant son 1921; Infant son 1922; Elie Velma Woods 1925; Waneta Woods 1927; Juanita Woods 1928; Bettye Mary Woods 1930; Adam H Woods 1932; William C Woods 1935

In the 1920 census, Les and Gracie were living on the farm next to his father, In the Saint Clair area of Hawkins Co. He was working on his own as a farmer
On Sept 17, 1921, an infant son was born to Les and Gracie. He only lived until Nov. 12, 1921, before his little spirit join Gods heavenly host of cherubs. They had the sad duty to bury their sweet little baby boy.
Dec. 19, 1922, another infant son was born. On the next day his little spirit join his older brother. Another sad time for Les and Gracie.

In the 1930 Les and Gracie lived in rural Saint Clair. They owned their home, but Les was employed as a farmer. There were 3 children in the family.
The 1940 census revealed that the road that they lived on was Lee Valley Road in rural Saint Clair. This is probably where they had been living all along. There home was valued at $1,000.00. Les was still farming and there were 6 children in the household.

On May 24, 1952 Les had to face the realization that his dearly beloved Gracie had been called to her heavenly home. He gathered his family and friends around him to bid his much loved wife to Rest in Peace.
Les lived a widower for 35 years, before joining his beloved wife at the Courtney Cemetery. (bio by Audrey DeCamp Hoffman)
 
 
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 Parents:
  John Richard Woods (1867 - 1943)
  Mary Lintine Bell Woods (1871 - 1946)
 
 Spouse:
  Gracie Cobb Woods (1895 - 1952)
 
 Children:
  Mary E Woods Fugate (1930 - 2011)*
 
 Siblings:
  Elizabeth Belle Woods Harris (1889 - 1927)*
  Pearl A Woods (1890 - 1977)*
  Cora L Woods (1891 - 1962)*
  William Leslie Woods (1898 - 1987)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Courtney Cemetery
Hawkins County
Tennessee, USA
 
Maintained by: Audrey DeCamp Hoffman
Originally Created by: Ken - TN (inactive)
Record added: Aug 23, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 75360393
William Leslie Les Woods
Added by: Audrey DeCamp Hoffman
 
William Leslie Les Woods
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William Leslie Les Woods
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- Audrey DeCamp Hoffman
 Added: Jul. 20, 2013
 
 
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