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Samuel Monroe Woods, Sr.



Memorial Service:
11:00 a.m. on March 26, 2016
Scales & Sons Funeral Chapel, 314 E. State Street, Murfreesboro, TN

Samuel Monroe Woods departed this life Monday, March 21, 2016. He was born December 26, 1942 in Murfreesboro, Tennessee to the late Howard Woods and Anna Nora Johnson Woods.

Sam was educated in the Rutherford County School System where he attended Holloway School. After high school, Sam met and married Martha Green. From their union Samuel, Cheryl and Tony were born.

Sam, realizing his blessings gave his life to Christ. He joined Brandon Chapel Missionary Baptist Church at young age.

Sam had several jobs throughout his working career. He is most remembered for the years spent at Sun Beam Bakery in Nashville where he worked in several positions of leadership.

As for hobbies, Sam loved listening to music, working on cars, watching Sunday football and occasional gardening. Sam's personality helped him secure several
long-lasting friends.

He leaves to mourn his passing, his three children, Samuel Monroe Woods Jr., Cheryl Woods Robey and Tony Craig Woods; brothers Charles (Barbara) Woods and Thurston Woods; grandchildren, Sean Woods, Jordan Robey and Jeremiah Robey; a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Scales and Sons Funeral Home

PHONE: (615) 893-1313 - 24 hours a day

314 East State Street
Murfreesboro, TN 37130

P.O. Box 1371
Murfreesboro, TN 37133-1371