Carolyn L. Woods

Feb 13, 1937 - Jan 06, 2022

Carolyn L. Woods

February 13, 1937 - January 06, 2022


Carolyn L. Woods, 84, of Canton, passed away at 11:26 pm on January 6, 2022 at OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria. She was born on February 13, 1937 in Canton to Ralph and Ada (Sexton) Wilson. Carolyn married James W. Woods. He preceded her in death on November 27, 1989. Also preceding her in death were her parents, one sister Joanne Crosetto and one niece Chris Brissett.
Surviving is one son Steve (Colleen) Van Rossem of Park Ridge, two step children: Kathy (Eric) Franz of Goodfield and Mike (Judy) Woods of Haslet, TX, four grandchildren; Brian Franz, Zach (Allison) Franz, Nick (Lucinda Morris) Franz and Mike Woods, two great-grandchildren; Lili and Nora Franz, one sister-in-law Linda Woods and three nieces; Lora (Chuck) Fischer, Audra (Joe) Medvesky and Sabra (Pat) Maurice.
Carolyn treated her step-children, their spouses and grandchildren like her natural born family. She loved to walk and had a joy for life. She loved to socialize with everyone no matter their age. She was always willing to help others and volunteered for Meals on Wheels for over 30 years. Carolyn was a member of the First Christian Church in Canton. Cremation rites have been accorded and there will be a graveside service at 11 am, Saturday, May 21 at Greenwood Cemetery. A celebration luncheon will take place immediately following the service at First Christian Church Fellowship Hall. Memorials can be made to either the First Christian Church or the YMCA of Canton. Oaks- Hines Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. To leave online condolences, please visit


Graveside Service
Sat, May 21, 2022 at 11:00 am
Greenwood Cemetery

640 South Main Street
Canton, IL 61520

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