Funeral services for Velda Woods, 92-year-old Fargo resident, will be Monday, April 3, 2006 at 10 a.m. in the Garden Chapel of Johnson's Good Samaritan Funeral Service. The Rev. Aaron Martin will officiate. Interment will be in the Elmwood Cemetery.
Velda Lorene Woods was born Oct. 22, 1913 in Woodward, Okla. to Glen and May (Jamison) Campbell. She grew up in the Woodward area, graduating from the Woodward High School. On Jan. 29, 1934, she married Perry Lansdown in Fairview and they made their home in the Woodward area. Velda cooked at the Woodward Hospital, retiring from there after many years. Mr. Lansdown died in 1977 and on Jan. 1, 1979, Velda was married to Harold Woods and they made their home in the Fargo area.
They were very active members of the Fargo United Methodist Church and were also actively involved in the Fargo community. They were members of the cattlemen's association and loved to attend basketball games.
Mrs. Woods died March 30, 2006 at Grace Living Center in Woodward.
She was preceded in death by her parents, three brothers and two sisters.
She is survived by her husband Harold of the home; a daughter and her husband Judy and Dean McDaniel of Beaver, Okla.; two sons and their wives, Glen and Judy Lansdown of Mountain Home, Idaho, and Eldon and Becky Lansdown of Texhoma, Okla.; four stepdaughters and their husbands, Harolene and Bill Pickens of Derby, Kan., Norma Jean and Jarrell Brewer of Meridian, Idaho, Judy and Donald Ray Jenkins of Gage, Okla., and Marketa and Dan Stevens of Irving, Texas; two sisters, Betty Feil of Moscow, Idaho and Margaret Bassett of Tracy, Calif.; 15 grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren and two great-great grandchildren.