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Jackie “Jack” Gerald Woods, Sr.Passing: September 16, 2022


Chastain Funeral Home

Funeral Service

Thursday, September 22nd @ 5:00pm


Chastain Funeral Home

Thursday, September 22nd @ 2:00pm-5:00pm


Mitchell Cemetery

Friday, September 23rd @ 10:00am

MITCHELL – Jackie “Jack” Gerald Woods, Sr., 84, passed away Friday, September 16, 2022 at Westview Nursing & Rehabilitation Center.

Born July 9, 1938, in Georgetown, he was the son of James Walter Woods and Bernice Mahala (Hottell) Debler.  He married Marilyn Sue Blackerby October 26, 1955 and she survives.

Jack was a veteran of both the US Army and US Navy.  He retired from General Motors after 32 years and was a member of the UAW Local 440.  Jack enjoyed fishing and hunting.  He and Marilyn were snowbirds; going to Florida for 25 years.  Jack was a member of the First Assembly of God.

Surviving are his: wife, Marilyn Sue Woods of Mitchell; children, Jack (Debra) Woods, Jr. of Bedford and Shannon Woods of Mitchell; grandchildren, Ashley (Denny) Stidham, Rachelle Johnson, Matt (Kristine) Woods, Chris (Brandi) Woods, Bretta Skinner, Lauren Woods, and Landon Woods; sister, Charline Marshall of Paoli; and ten great-grandchildren.

His parents and son, Ricky “Rick” Woods, preceded him in death.

Funeral service will be held at 5:00 p.m., Thursday, September 22 in the Memorial Chapel of Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center.  A graveside service will be held 10:00 a.m., Friday, September 23 at Mitchell Cemetery.  Military rites will be accorded by American Legion Post No. 250 and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 9107.

The family will receive friends from 2:00 p.m. until the time of the service, Thursday, at the funeral home.

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11 Guest Comments

  1. Guest: Sean miller | Bedford Indiana
    Date: September 20, 2022
    I love him we will missed him
  2. Guest: Barb & Jerry McGinness | Bedford
    Date: September 20, 2022
    Our sincere condolences to your family. He was a wonderful fellow. Jackie, we just saw you pushing your dad in his wheelchair the other day outside Westview, the sun shining and you smiling as you pushed him along. May the memory of the moments comfort you and Peace be yours.
  3. Guest: ROBERT E. HAINES II | Mitchell
    Date: September 20, 2022
    So sorry for your loss. RIP Jack.
  4. Guest: James Ely | BOWLING GREEN, KY
    Date: September 19, 2022
    My prayers for the Family
  5. Guest: Arnold and Shelia bell | Bedford in. 47421
    Date: September 19, 2022
    Weworked with Jack at general motors he was such a man. He will be missed from everyone that knew him prayers for the family.
  6. Guest: Richelle Pemberton-Onley | Mitchell Indiana
    Date: September 19, 2022
    I am so sorry for your loss. You all are in my thoughts and prayers.
  7. Guest: John and Leah Voorhies | Mitchell, IN
    Date: September 19, 2022
    Our sincere condolences to the whole family.
  8. Guest: donna moffitt | Bedford
    Date: September 19, 2022
    One of the kindest men I have ever met. Loved working with him at GM. RIP Jack
  9. Guest: Regal Yaney | Bedford
    Date: September 19, 2022
    So sorry to hear of Jacks passing. Mary and I send our sincerest condolences. God Bless
  10. Guest: Michelle Williams | ORLEANS, IN
    Date: September 19, 2022
    Sue, Jack, Shannon & Families, I am so sorry for your loss, Jack was a great guy, always friendly and nice to me and everyone around, You will all be in my thoughts and prayers.
  11. Guest: Mary Lagle | Mitchell, IN
    Date: September 18, 2022
    Woods family, so very sorry. Jack was a good man. He will be missed and remembered by many. Our love and prayers are with you all. Gerry and Pauline Lagle