Emma Woods was born April 3, 1856, about 5 miles south of Mt.
Vernon, Ill, died at the home of her son, 310 S. 13th st., Feb. 2, 1917,
aged 60 yrs. 9 mos. and 29 days. Deceased was the daughter of John and
Martha Woods,being their 3rd child. She re- sided near Mt. V until 27 yrs.
ago and then resided in Wayne City, Ill., then moving to this city 5 yrs.
ago. She was married to Jesse Goldman in 1891. He departed this life July
12, 1904. She was converted in 1905 and united with the Methodist church
in Wayne City. She leaves to mourn their loss, one son Clarence, of this
city, three sisters, Mrs. H. Volz of Hydro, Ok; Mrs. G.F. NcNew of Okawville,
Ill.; and Mrs. A.N. NcNew of this city. One brother Andy Woods of Grays
Ridge, Mo. and a host of friends and relatives. Services were conducted
by Rev. C. S. Mundell assisted by Rev. J.H. Voliva. Interment at Oakwood
Source: Mt. Vernon Register
Date: May 9, 1898
Submitted by: Sharlet Bigham LaBarbera