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Linda Woods

June 12, 2013 — November 16, 2013

Goodland, Kansas resident Linda Louise Woods, 65, died Saturday, November 16, 2013, at Hays Medical Center in Hays, Kansas.
She was born June 12, 1948, at Kansas City, Missouri, the daughter of Vera Francine (Knowles) and Willis Edgar Candler.  She graduated with the class of 1966 from Oak Park High School in Kansas City, Missouri, and then furthered her education with several college classes.

On November 5, 1983, she and Edward E. Woods were married in Kansas City, Kansas.  She had worked with Southwestern Bell Telephone Company as an operations facilitator.  Her memberships included First United Methodist Church and AT & T Pioneers. Projects in sewing, ceramics, and quilting were activities that she enjoyed, and being with family was her favorite.  Ed and Linda had been residents of Goodland since 2005.

Preceding her in death were her parents and one son Brian Cox.
Surviving family includes her husband Ed Woods of Goodland; daughter Andrea Chillcott and her husband David of Goodland; son Christopher Woods and his wife Nicole of Harrisonville, Missouri; four grandchildren Brian Chillcott, Kaylea Woods, Emily Woods, and Ryan Woods; sister Susan Johnson of Kansas City, Missouri; and brother Larry Candler of Colorado Springs, Colorado.

The funeral will be on Wednesday, November 20, at 10:30 AM MT, at the First United Methodist Church in Goodland, with Pastor Dustin Petz, Pastor Shelly Petz, and Pastor Ed Woods officiating.  Burial will follow in the Goodland Cemetery.
Friends may share their respects on Tuesday, from 3:00 until 7:00 PM MT, at Koons Chapel in Goodland.
Memorials may be designated to Cancer Treatment Center of America in Zion, Illinois, or to the First United Methodist Church Scholarship Fund, and may be left at or mailed to Koons Funeral Home, 211 N. Main, Goodland, KS  67735-1555. Online information and condolences:
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