Lanita Marceile Woods

Lanita  Woods

Lanita Marceile Woods, 79, of Santa Fe, Texas passed away on January 7, 2018.  Lanita was born in Texarkana, Arkansas on June 13, 1938 to Gilbert and Pearl Martin.  Lanita was a member of First Baptist Church in Texas City, as well as a former member of the Western Bells, Daughters of the Nile, and Eastern Stars.  Lanita is preceded in death by her husband of 46 years L. B. “Skeeter” Woods, her parents, Gilbert and Pearl Martin, and her brother, Marcus Martin.

Lanita is survived by her sister Evelyn Rector; her daughters Tammy and James, Wooten; Terry and Donnie Gilbert; and son Danny and Phyllis Woods; grandchildren: James Ray Wooten, II, Christopher Leldon Wooten, Jon Kenneth Gullette,  Michael Ryan Gullette, Brian James Gilbert, Kevin Leon Gilbert; and many other family members and friends.

A private visitation will be held Thursday, January 11, 2018 at 5:00 for family members, with a public visitation immediately following at 6:00 for friends.   Funeral Services will be conducted by Pastor Ted A. Duck on Friday, January 12, 2018 at 12:00 at Carnes Funeral Home.  Interment will follow at Forest Park East Cemetery at 2pm.   In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in honor of Lanita, to the Shriners Hospital of Galveston Texas.

Pallbearers will be Danny Woods, Donnie Gilbert, Jon Gullette, James Wooten II, Christopher Wooten, and Mick Rector.  The family would like to express special thanks for AMED Hospice Care Team for their love and care.