Dateline: December 18, 2003
Woodman, age 69, died December 13, 2003, in Amarillo.
were held Tuesday, December 16, 2003, at 10:00 a.m. at Arden Road Baptist
Church with Rev. Dale Bigham, pastor, and Rev. Richard McDole, of Madison,
Wisconsin, officiating. Graveside
services were at 4:00 p.m. Tuesday in Gould Cemetery in Gould, Okla.
family will receive friends in the Fellowship Hall of the Gould Methodist
Church in Gould, Okla., at 3:00 p.m. on Tuesday.
were by Brooks Funeral Directors.
was born in Gould, Okla., on December 21, 1933. He graduated from Gould High School in 1952.
An avid Oklahoma State University fan, Gene graduated from there in
1956 with a degree in agronomy and entomology.
He married the love of
his life, Jorene “Jo” Heflin, on August 23, 1956, in Hollis, Oklahoma.
A Corporal in the Army, Gene served his country in Iceland during
the Cold War. Gene lived a
rich and interesting life. A
Farm Bureau Agent in Altus during the early 1960’s, Gene later moved his
family to Clayton, New Mexico, where he instilled his passion for science
in hundreds of students as a teacher.
He moved to Clarendon in the early 1980’s as an agricultural
consultant and later moved to Canyon.
Gene was known for his devotion to his family, his humor, and his
love for the Lord.
was preceded in death by his parents, Lige and Lucille Woodman and two
brothers, Charles Woodman and J. Walter Woodman.
is survived by his wife of 47 years, Jorene, of the home; three sons,
Eddie Woodman of Kenosha, Wis., Bart Woodman, and wife, Micki, of Dumas,
Brad Woodman, and wife, Julie, of Glendale, Ariz.; one sister, Ruth Knight
Hill, of Dumas; one brother, Jim Woodman, of Abilene; and six
grandchildren: Matt, Chois, Brandel, Kami, Sydnee, and Braden.
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