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Lova R Woods

October 14, 2020


     Lova R. Woods, of Chillicothe, passed away 5:50 p.m. Wednesday, October 14, 2020, at Signature Health Care Center following a brief illness.

     She was born July 14, 1930, in Vinton County to the late Charles and Freida DeLong Bruno.  On August 28, 1948, she married Leo Woods, who preceded her in death November 19, 2014.

     Surviving are children, Terry (Debra) Woods, Red Rock, TX and Tony (Christie) Woods, of Chillicothe; a grandson, Anthony Leo Woods; a brother, John “Jack” (Jeanette) Bruno, of Findlay, OH and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by sisters-in-law, Addie Minix, Mary Graves, Essie Neff, Janie Woods and brother-in-law, Ovid Woods. 

     Lova was a retired manager at Huntington National Bank.  She enjoyed traveling to Alaska, Hawaii, and Texas, and spending time on the beach in Florida with her family and many Canadian friends. She also never missed an opportunity  to watch her grandson play sports.

      She was a member of Beta Sigma Phi Sorority for 67 years and an active member of the American Legion Post 757 Ladies Auxiliary.  She volunteered at Tecumseh, Caboose Museum, Lucy Hayes Museum and traveled for Chillicothe Visitor’s Bureau and was a Cub Scout Den Mother.

     Beta Sigma Phi Sorority will have a 1 p.m. service on Tuesday, October 20, 2020, followed by a funeral service in the WARE FUNERAL HOME with Pastor Obadiah Harris officiating.  Burial will follow in Grandview Cemetery.  Friends may call at the WARE FUNERAL HOME one hour prior to the service on Tuesday.

     You may sign her online register at

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Funeral Service
October 20, 2020

1:00 PM
Beta Sigma Phi Sorority

October 20, 2020

11:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Beta Sigma Phi Sorority

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