JACKSONVILLE - Yumiko Katsumata Woods, died Thursday, January 6, 2022 at her home.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 PM on Monday, January 10, 2022 at Jones Funeral Home, Jacksonville Chapel, with Pastor Joshua Childress officiating. Burial will follow at Onslow Memorial Park. The family will receive friends prior to the service from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM at the funeral home.
Yumiko was born and raised in Japan and moved to the United States after meeting the love of her life, Henry while he was in Japan with the US Marine Corps. She will be remembered for her excellent cooking and willingness to feed anyone that came to her table. She was an amazing and loving wife and mother.
Yumiko was preceded in death by her husband of almost 50 years, Henry Woods; Daughter, Deena Woods Baquar; Son, William Woods; and her parents.
She is survived by her daughter, Cindy Woods Meadows (Mike) of Jacksonville; grandchildren, Michael Kyle Meadows of Jacksonville and Taylor Lea Meadows of Raleigh; adopted daughters, Lori Fisher and Twinkle Childress; and son-in-law, Bryan Baquar.