Hope Elaine Wilcher Woods, 48, of Craigsville, Virginia died Tuesday evening, July 17, 2012 at her residence.
Hope was born in Staunton, Virginia on December 11, 1963, to Floyd Wilcher and the late Thades McLain Wilcher. She was married to her husband of thirty years, Ricky Woods. She was a Licensed Practical Nurse and was a member of the Craigsville Holiness Church. She enjoyed crocheting, but most of all, she loved her family and was devoted to the service of others.
She is survived by her father, Floyd Wilcher of Craigsville; her husband, Ricky Woods of Craigsville; two daughters, Crissy Tubbs and husband Josh of Wetumpka, Alabama, Beth Woods of Craigsville; a son, Clint Woods and wife Heather of Craigsville; a brother, Gary Wilcher and wife Susan of Augusta Springs, Virginia; six grandchildren, Grace, Rachel, Mariah and Sarah Tubbs of Wetumpka, Alabama; McKenzie and Landon Woods of Craigsville; several nieces, nephews and cousins.
She was preceded in death by her mother.
A funeral service will be conducted at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, July 21, 2012 at Craigsville Holiness Church with Brother Garey Wilson officiating. Burial will follow at Craigsville Community Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Hampton Cash, Timmy Gladwell, Jacob Wiseman, Phillip Painter, Curtis Wilcher and Christopher Gordon. Honorary pallbearers will be friends attending the service.
The family will receive friends from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Friday, July 20, 2012 at Craigsville Funeral Home and other times at the home of Kathy Woods in Craigsville.
Memorial contributions may be made to Craigsville Holiness Church, 201 E. Craig Street, Craigsville, Virginia 24430. Online condolences may be submitted at www.mclaughlinandyoung.com.

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  1. I was blessed to have Hope in my life. She taught me selflessness, joy, kindness, strength, and bravery. The world was a better place because of Hope. I feel her spirit all around me, and I know she is looking over all those she loved. I will miss her dearly. My deepest condolences to Mr. Wilcher, Ricky, Gary and Susan, Beth, Crissy and Josh, Clint and Heather, and Hope’s beloved grandchildren, Grace, Rachel, Mariah, Sarah, McKenzie and Landon, as well as to Hope’s extended family. May you find peace in your hearts during this difficult time.

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  2. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family. Hope was a wonderful woman and friend. She was a perfect LPN, she had a wonderful disposition about her. Everyone loved her. She is going to be missed. Heaven just got a little sweeter.

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  3. Hope was a woman who touched everyone she met. Her smile and hugs left everyone with a brighter day, even after she got sick. She will be missed tremendously. To her family, my thoughts and prayers are with you. Please rest assured that Hope is up in heaven right now, blessed and free of pain. Her memory lives on in many people.

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  4. I attended elementary school and some high school with Hope, before my family moved to Florida. My memories of Hope are very fond and I was deeply saddened of the news of her passing. Even after 34 years, I can bring to mind pictures of Hope. She was very special. My thoughts and prayers go out to Ricky and their children. Heaven just received their newest angel.

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  5. SO SORRY TO HEAR OF HOPE PASSING. SHE WAS A GREAT WOMEN. ALWAYS SEEN HER SMILING WHEN EVER U SEEN HER OUT AND ABOUT.. MAY GOD BE WITH YOU AND THE WHOLE FAMILY DURING THIS TIME OF SORROW!! LARRY AND BARBARA INGRAM, MICHELLE AND LEE DESPER,

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  6. Sorry for the loss of Hope Woods she will never be forgotten. I grew up around her she was a wonderful woman. I really liked her. Praying for all for comfort and peace as Hopes family and friends celebrate the life she had. I will never forget you all Love from Aaron Rudy and family.

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  7. Hope will be missed by all.Our thoughts and prayers with the family. Rest In Peace Hope. Jeff and Jane(Knight) McDaniel

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  8. Hope had smiles for everyone and had so much love for her family. I will always remember that smile. She was a woman of deep faith and support to her family and will be dearly missed. You are now blessed with a precious guardian angel to watch over you Ricky, Beth, Crissy and Clint.

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  9. So sorry for your loss. May God comfort you at this difficult time. Our loss is Heavens gain, God understands our mourning. PSALMS 116:15 Precious in the sight of the Lord is the death of his saints. Thoughts and prayers are with you all.

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  10. My thoughts and prayers to all of Hope’s family. Hope was an amazing women with great strength and faith! She always had a smile on her face and never complained of being sick. May God bring you comfort and peace at this difficult time. Heaven gained an extra special angel. I will miss Hope very much….she was an inspiration to me!!

    Much Love to all of you,
    Karen Ott

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  11. Hope was a wonderful woman that will be forever missed!

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