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Mitchell R. Woods

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Mitchell Ray Woods, age 67, of Grapeland passed away Tuesday, May 16, 2017 at his residence. Mitchell was born January 28, 1950 to parents, Charles Woods and Gloria Mae Oliver Woods. He was a veteran of the United States Army serving in the Vietnam War with Military Honors and was a member of the American Legion. Mitchell was a member of the Professional Rodeo Cowboy’s Association for over 20 years competing in Bareback Riding, Bulldogging and Roping and had been a horse farrier for 20 years. He is survived by his wife of 34 years, Nita Woods of Grapeland; sister, Jeannie Zahariades and husband, Tony of Montgomery; sisters-in-law, Stephanie Smith of Lufkin, Kayla Williamson of Nacogdoches; brothers-in-law, Clifton Smith and wife, Patricia of Apple Springs, Roger Smith of Pennington, Kenny Smith of Pennington; numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives. He was preceded in death by his parents, Charles and Gloria Woods; son, Cy Woods and sister, Sue Brown. Funeral services for Mitchell Ray Woods will be held at Saturday, May 20, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. in the Callaway-Allee Memorial Chapel with Rev. Ottis Byers officiating. Interment will follow in the Evergreen Memorial Park. Family will receive friends for visitation Saturday from 12 noon until service time.  In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Tradition’s Hospice, 1210 E. Houston Avenue, Crockett, TX 75835.


  1. Rest In Peace Mitchell heaven received a good cowboy
    Martha russell

  2. Rest In Peace Mitchell. Good guy good cowboyprayers for family

  3. Our thoughts and prayers are with you Nita at this time. Mitchell was a good man.

  4. I just found out today and I miss you already Uncle Mitch… have always and will always have a very special place in my heart as did CY which is why with your blessing I named my first born Cy Mitchell that way I could always make sure everyone called him CY ! I haven’t broken the news to him yet but I know he will miss you as much as I will, my only regret is not getting to spend enough time with you and that you won’t be here to see what kind of man CY grows into or beautiful ladies that Jaxyn Grace and Abby Jo will no doubt grow up to be…..I love you always and I’m grateful for the memories…bye Uncle Mitch love you C.J.

  5. RIP. Mitchell. Praying for the family.

  6. RIP Mitchell my god keep you

  7. Prayers for the Family. sending my love and prayers for you Nita Kay.

  8. I miss you so much! You will always be one the last true cowboys left! I’ll always remember your humor, the way you’d pick on us kids! and our visits on the porch. I love you forever. Give mom, nanny ,papa,and Cy hugs and kisses from me!Rest easy Bubba

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