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Sylvester Woods

February 5, 2021


Mr. Sylvester Woods, 80, of 1225 Watts Road, Abbeville, SC passed on Friday, February 5, 2021 at Hospice of the Piedmont in Greenwood.  Born in Abbeville on January 13, 1941, he was the son of the late Lessie Woods and the late Sylvester McGowan.   Sylvester was the husband of Thelma G. Woods of the home and he a member of Grace Chapel AME Church.  He worked as a brick mason before retirement and he also served in the U.S. Army.

     He is survived by his wife, Thelma Woods; one son, Terence B. (Simone) Grant of Jonesboro, GA; a brother, Albert Woods of Abbeville, SC.

     A graveside service will be held 12 noon on Tuesday, 02/09/2021 at Forest Lawn Memory Gardens.  Due to Covid-19, the family requests that mask be worn, and social distancing observed. Public viewing will be on Monday, 02/08/2021 from 1:00 – 6:00 PM at the funeral home.  The family is at the home.  Services entrusted to RICHIE FUNERAL HOME, INC.

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February 8, 2021

1:00 PM to 6:00 PM

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