Rev. William Carl Woody Jr., of Trion passed away on Friday, July 28, 2017 at Redmond Hospital. Born on December 14, 1931 he was the son of the late William C. and Alma Conn Woody. Rev. Woody was a Baptist minister for approximately 50 years pastoring and interim pastor for churches in Walker County including Harmony Baptist Church and Old Way Baptist Church. He was a member of Grace Baptist Tabernacle.

Along with his parents he was preceded in death by his wife of 45 years, Frances Louise Woody; brother, James Woody; and sister, Annie Ruth Wilson.

Survivors include daughter, Glenda (Gary) Wells; sister, Etta (Fred) Greene; grandchildren, David (Brenda) Wells, Philip (Angie) Wells, Stephanie (Scott) Spears, and Jonathan Wells; great grandchildren, Aaron Wells, Autumn Wells, Christian Wells, Isaac Spears, Eli Spears, Jace Wells, and Gracie Spears.

Funeral service 2 p.m. Monday, July 31, 2017 in the Wilbanks Memorial Chapel with Pastors Gary Wells, Shane Cloud, and A.C. Durham officiating.

Interment in Littlejohn Cemetery.

Pallbearers are David Wells, Philip Wells, Jonathan Wells, Scott Spears, Aaron Wells, and Isaac Spears.

Honorary pallbearers are the members of Grace Baptist Tabernacle.

Visitation at the funeral home Sunday from 3 p.m. until 5 p.m.

Arrangements are by Wallis-Wilbanks Funeral Home, LaFayette.