Mabel Woodson

April 11, 1928 –

July 16, 2013

Mabel Woodson, 85, of Waxahachie passed away Tuesday morning, July 16, 2013, at Renfro Healthcare Center. She was born April 11, 1928 in Arlington, Texas, to Sam Oscar and Lula Amy (McConnell) Bradley. Mabel married W.C. “Dub” Woodson on Oct. 5, 1946. She was a longtime member of the Brown Street Church of Christ, where teaching Sunday school for many years for the 2 and 3 year olds brought joy to her life and that of the children. She had been a secretary for the Church of Christ for more than 32 years. Mabel loved sewing, quilting and taking care of and being with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Survivors include one daughter and her husband, Connie and Sonny Atkins of Waxahachie; one son and his wife, Jimmy and Debra Woodson of Plano; six grandchildren, Shannon and Jerry Almon, Tres Atkins, Guy and Mica Atkins, Honey and George Horn, Jennifer and Brett Hees and Jonathan and Kristin Woodson; great-grandchildren, Jackson and Taylor Almon,  William, Dylan and Lauren Atkins, Haley, Millie and Beckham Atkins, Ryleigh and Georgi Horn and Sydney and Jillian Hees; two sisters, Mary Maston of Waxahachie and Lavon B. Gray of Roswell, N.M.; and one brother, James Bradley of Roswell, N.M.

Mabel was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, W.C. Woodson and one great-granddaughter, Shanleigh Almon.  

Visitation for family and friends will be held from 6-8 p.m. Monday, July 22, 2013, at the Boze-Mitchell-McKibbin Funeral Home.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, July 23, 2013, at the Brown Street Church of Christ with Mr. Walter Buchanan officiating. Interment will follow at 1:15 p.m. at the Dallas-Fort Worth National Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Tres Atkins, Guy Atkins, Jonathan Woodson, Jerry Almon, George Horn and Brett Hees. Honorary pallbearers will be friends of Brown Street Church of Christ.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Brown Street Church of Christ Building Fund or the charity of your choice.

Arrangements are under the direction of the Boze-Mitchell-McKibbin Funeral Home in Waxahachie.