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Mary Jane (Hamilton) Woods, 75, of Morgantown

Mary Jane (Hamilton) Woods, 75, of Morgantown, passed away Monday evening, Dec. 31, 2012, at Morgantown Health Care-Inn.

Mary Jane was born July 10, 1937 in Morgantown to the late William “Walter” and Edith (Winegar) Hamilton. She was a 1955 graduate of Morgantown High School and worked as a soda jerk for Armstrong Drugs in Morgantown during her early years. Mary Jane went on to have a successful career as a regional manager for Avon products, retiring in 1992, after more than 25 years of service. After retirement, she worked in sales for Village Homes in Columbus.

Mary Jane was a former member of Morgantown United Methodist Church and taught Sunday school at First Christian Church of Morgantown for many years. She was also a former member of Kappa Kappa Sigma sorority. Mary Jane loved being with her family and enjoyed collecting hundreds of family photos that she proudly displayed in her home. She also enjoyed reading, ballroom dancing and feeding the birds and squirrels. She loved being with her family and spending time with her dog “Troubles.”

Mary Jane is survived by her life companion of 28 years, George F. “Joe” Stover of Morgantown; children: Roberta Sue (Ted) Saras of Hoffman Estates, Ill., Michael Dale (Teresa) and James Matthew (Shelly) Woods, both of Martinsville. Mary Jane will be remembered by her six grandchildren, Michelle Dyer and Michael Woods, both of Martinsville, Alexandra Saras of Hoffman Estates, Ill., Nick, Corey and Brent Hamblen, all of Martinsville; and five great-grandchildren. 

Mary Jane was preceded in death by her parents and a sister, Charlene Holland. 

Father John Hall will conduct a funeral service 11 a.m. Saturday Jan. 5 at Meredith-Clark Funeral Home Cremation & Personalization Center, 179 E. Mulberry St. in Morgantown. Friends can call from 4-8 p.m. Friday Jan. 4 at the funeral home and from 10 a.m until service time Saturday at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be sent in honor of Mary Jane to the Alzheimer’s Association South Central Chapter, PO Box 547, Columbus, IN 47202.

Condolences can be sent to the Woods family at www.meredith-clark.com.

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  • December 18
    WRAPS meetings
    7 to 9 p.m. Brown County Public Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • December 18
    Nashville Town Council
    6:30 p.m. Town Hall, 200 Commercial St.
  • December 19
    Bingo
    5 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North.
  • December 19
    Christmas sing-along at The Playhouse
    7:30 p.m. BC Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St.
  • December 19
    Live band at dance barn
    6 p.m. Mike's Dance Barn, 2277 State Road 46 West
  • December 19
    Live hip hop music at dance barn
    7 p.m. Mike's Dance Barn, 2277 State Road 46 West
  • December 20
    Live band at dance barn
    6 p.m. Mike's Dance Barn, 2277 State Road 46 West
  • December 20
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • December 20
    Dave Miller at Abe Martin Lodge
    5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Abe Martin Lodge, Brown County State Park
  • December 20
    'Gone Girl' at the Playhouse
    1 p.m., 4 p.m., 7 p.m. BC Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St.
  • December 20
    Railroad museum features model Christmas trains
    1 to 7 p.m. BC RR Museum, 18 W. Three Story Hill Road, Fruitdale
  • December 21
    'Gone Girl' at the Playhouse
    1 p.m., 4 p.m., 7 p.m. BC Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St.
  • December 21
    Railroad museum features model Christmas trains´╗┐
    1 to 7 p.m. BC RR Museum, 18 W. Three Story Hill Road, Fruitdale
  • December 23
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • December 24
    Nashville government offices CLOSED
  • December 24
    Christmas Eve Communion service at Becks Grove church
    7 p.m. Becks Grove Christian Church, 8009 Becks Grove Road
  • December 24
    Candlelight service at Helmsburg church Christmas Eve
    7 p.m. Brown County Community Church, 2370 Main St., Helmsburg
  • December 24
    Candlelight service set for Christmas Eve
    6:30 p.m. Country Gospel Music Church, 5181 State Road 46 East
  • December 24
    Cordry church hosts candlelight service Christmas Eve
    7 p.m. Church of the Lakes, 8844 Nineveh Road
  • December 25
    Government Offices CLOSED
  • December 26
    Bingo
    6 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • December 26
    Brown County Government Offices CLOSED
  • December 27
    Bingo
    6 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • December 27
    Live band at dance barn
    7:30 p.m. Mike's Dance Barn, 2277 State Road 46 West