Mr. Archie Woods, 75, of San Fernando, California, was called home from this life September 1, 2018, to be with his Lord and Savior.
Archie was born June 10, 1943, to the late Houston and Mattie Effie May Woods in Lawrence County. He was a member of Oak Grove Missionary Baptist Church under the leadership of Rev. Hurriah Brown. After graduating from McCullough High School in Lawrence County, he moved to Los Angeles, California. He joined Calvary Baptist Church. He attended a cooking class and became one of the finest chef cooks of Los Angeles, California. He was married to the late Wynonia Swift Woods, and to this union one daughter was born, Chrystal Woods Hicks.
He was preceded in death by his mother and father, Houston and Mattie Effie Woods; his wife, Wynonia Woods, two brothers, Hugh B. Townsend and Houston Woods Jr.
Archie leaves to cherish his memories a daughter and son-in-law, Chrystal M. (Lucious) Hicks, and granddaughter, Chrystyn S. Hicks, of California; three sisters, Annie (Jake) Butler of Monticello, Gloria Bozman and Alice Fay Benjamin, both of Brookhaven, and a very special friend, Rachel Wilson of California.