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West Plains, MO Location (417) 256-4141

Thayer, MO Location (417) 264-7242


Michael Lynn Woods, age 58, of Houston, Texas passed away on Wednesday, March 23, 2022

He was preceded in death by his father, Johnny O. Woods; and his maternal and paternal grandparents.

Michael is survived by his wife, Leslie Moskal Woods; four children, Justin, Chassity (Carlos) Valle, Chelsea Woods (Erik Perez), and John Michael Woods; six grandchildren, Jayden, Abigail, Avalon, Cecilia, Erik, Jr., and Gianna; his parents, Linda and Garry Martin; one half-brother, John D. Woods; two sisters, Tonya (Curt) Hargrove and Kim (Kelly) Smith; one brother, Garry P. Martin; aunts and uncles; nieces and nephews; cousins; other relatives; and many friends.  He loved each one dearly.

He was a commercial construction project superintendent and project manager for the last 25 years.  Michael was always building something, even as a little boy.

Michael will truly be missed by his family and friends.

Memorial services for Michael Lynn Woods will be held on Saturday, July 23, 2022, at 10:00 a.m. at the Carter Funeral Home Chapel in Thayer, Missouri.

Interment will be on Saturday, July 23, 2022, in Thayer Cemetery in Thayer, Missouri with services under the direction of Carter Funeral Home, Inc. in Thayer, Missouri.



  1. Lauri D. Bridgen
    July 19, 2022 @ 7:24 pm

    I miss you, Michael. I will never forget our time together. You made a tremendous difference in my life and I’m better for knowing you. Rest easy in His arms, my dear friend. All my love.

  2. Lisa H
    July 21, 2022 @ 11:27 am

    Linda, I’m so sorry for your loss. Prayers for you and your family.