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Michael Edwards Woods Jr., 46
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McMinnville resident and Clarksville native Michael Edwards Woods Jr., 46, was born Sept. 21, 1974 and died June 2 at River Park Hospital in McMinnville following an extended illness.              

A forklift driver for Yorozu and a member of Freedom Life Church, he was the son of Michael Edward Woods Sr. and Peggy Blair Woods of McMinnville. He was preceded in death by grandparents, Alfred and Estell Blair, and Franklin D. and Donnie Mason.   

In addition to his parents, Mr. Woods is survived by son Chad Edward Woods of McMinnville, sister Leisha (Michael) Hillis-Burks of McMinnville, and nephew Tyler Clark Hillis of McMinnville.

Funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday, June 8, at High’s Chapel with Anthony Campbell officiating. Burial will follow at Gardens of Memory Cemetery in Warren County. Visitation will be Monday from 6 to 9 p.m., and Tuesday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at High’s. Online condolences may be made at

High Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Southern Standard

(McMinnville, Tenn.) June 6, 2021