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Kathleen Elizabeth Register Woods

January 19, 1926 ~ June 18, 2022 (age 96)


Kathleen Elizabeth Register Woods, 96, of Stony Point NC made her peaceful journey to Heaven on June 18th 2022 in Bluffton SC where she was cared for by her daughter Margo.

Kathleen was born in Greensboro, NC and grew up in Sanford NC with her family.  Kathleen danced in the New York Ballet Company in the early 40’s, later married Robert Woods and moved to West Palm Beach FL where they raised three children.  In the early 70’s Kathleen moved to Stony Point, NC where she lived for over 50 years.

Kathleen was a graduate of Mitchell College, Statesville, NC where she received a degree in Nursing in 1977. She was also a Bible scholar, graduate of East Coast Bible College, Charlotte NC receiving a BS in Biblical Studies (Cum Laude) in 1986.  She loved studying the Bible and her prayer ministry.

Kathleen was an accomplished wildlife artist with many award winning paintings shared in community art shows and exhibits, she wrote children’s poetry and loved the outdoors, walks in the woods at her home in Stony Point, NC, and she loved camping and hiking with her children and grandchildren. She especially loved her Iris garden and all her beautiful flowers.

Predeceased by her son Robert Woods of Gastonia NC who died March 23rd, 2022, Kathleen is survived by her daughter and son in law, Margo Woods Carter and Michael Penman of Bluffton SC, and son and daughter in law, Christopher and Angela Woods of Oklahoma City, OK. She is also survived by 5 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren.

A Celebration of Life will be held privately.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Samaritan’s Purse by visiting


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