Woods, James Wallace "Jim"

Sunday, October 1, 2017
James Woods
James Woods

James Wallace “Jim” Woods, Sr., 81, went to be with his Lord on September 29, 2017.

Jim was born on March 18, 1936, in Rutledge, Tn., to the late Herman Howard and Mary Vick Woods. He was a 1955 graduate from Chattanooga’s Central High School, earning an athletic scholarship to college. He volunteered tirelessly for many Hamilton County Republican candidates, loved serving his community as a Hamilton County Reserve Sheriff’s Deputy, was an avid outdoorsman, and a member of Central Baptist Church.

Jim was preceded in death by his parents and two siblings, Jerrie Woods Low and Donald.

Jim is survived by his wife, Vivian; children, James Wallace “Jim” Woods, Jr. (Terrisa Johnson), Jamie Woods Angel (Bob), John Justin Woods (Janelle Karas), and Brady “Scott” Moore; nine grandchildren, Natalie-Claire Woods Lyda (Eric) USMC Capt. James Wallace “Beau” Woods III (Emily), Lauren Alyse Angel, USMC 2LT Bailey Alexander Woods (Taylor), Daron O’Shay Blaylock, Zachary O’Shay Blaylock, Lanie McKenzie Angel, Dominick O’Shay Blaylock, and Ashton O’Shay Woods, two great-granddaughters, Sophia Mae Woods and Quinn Pressley Woods; the mother of his children, Edna (Horner) Woods; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be at 12:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 3, in the funeral home chapel with Pastor Tommy Tillman officiating.  Interment will follow the service at the Chattanooga National Cemetery with Military Honors. 

The family will receive friends from 10:30 a.m. until time of service at the funeral home. 

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Alzheimer’s Research Foundation at alz.org or the Shriners Hospital for Children.

Please share your memories of Jim with the family at chattanoogaeastchapel.com.

Arrangements are by Chattanooga Funeral Home, Crematory and Florist, East Chapel, 404 S. Moore Road, East Ridge, Tn. 37412.

 

   

 


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