Lorene Elizabeth Duggins Woods, age 79, of Edina, MO, died Saturday, June 29, 2013, at Boone Hospital in Columbia, MO. Lorene was born January 24, 1934, in Edina, MO, the daughter of Elmer Cecil (Pete) and Gladys Pauline Anderson Duggins.
On February 11, 1950, at Memphis, MO, she was united in marriage to Richard Lowell Woods and he preceded her in death on May 23, 1989. Lorene was also preceded in death by her parents, one sister Marjorie (Marge) Parton, and two brothers Cecil Robert Duggins and Kenneth Duggins.
Lorene is survived by her children; Nancy (Joe) Plowman, Bloomfield, IA, Dick (Sandy) Woods, and Dean Woods all of Edina, MO, and Patty Gaughan of Holt Summitt, MO. Her grandchildren; Nicole (Chad) Torstenson, West Des Moines, IA, Staci (Darin) Eleazarraraz, Macon, MO, Samantha (Jonathan) Moore, Sigourney, IA, Cassie (Nolan) Stewart, Bloomfield, IA, and Sarah (Ryan) Shorthose, Decatur, IL, great grandchildren; Blakelyn and Parker Stewart, Zoie, Sofia and Ava Eleazarraraz, Owen Richard Moore, Aubrey Torstenson and a new baby girl that Lorene had named Elizabeth Grace because by the Grace of God she will be born in July. Lorene is also survived by several nieces and nephews and many friends.
Lorene was raised in Knox County and received her education in Edina schools. She worked at the Edina Glove Factory for 37 years. She was active in Red Hats and the Knox County Kut-Ups Quilters Clubs in Edina. She loved her family especially when everyone could be at her house together. She was a member of the Edina United Methodist Church.
Funeral services held 2 p.m. Tuesday, July 2, 2013, in the Hudson-Rimer Funeral Home in Edina, MO. Reverend Sam Smith officiating at the services. Burial in Park View Memorial Gardens in Kirksville, MO. Music provided by Brent Karhoff, soloist and Carol Hayes, organist. Casket bearers: Rick Gregory, Paul Frazier, Jim Gibbons, Jonathan Moore, Darin Eleazarraraz and Nolan Stewart. Honorary bearers: Red Hat Club members.
Memorials in memory of Lorene (Elizabeth) Woods may be made to Knox County Nutrition Site or Donor’s Choice. Memorials may be left at or mailed to Hudson-Rimer Funeral Home, P.O. Box 1, Edina, MO 63537. On line condolences may be left at www.hudsonrimerfh.com