Taylor Paige Woods, age 17, passed away Thursday, April 18, 2013 at UNC Children’s Hospital after a lengthy illness.
Funeral services will be held 2:00 PM Tuesday, April 23, 2013 at Hickory Grove Advent Christian Church in Four Oaks, with Pastor Bob Copeland and Pastor Paul Martin officiating. Burial will follow at Pinecrest Memorial Park in Clayton.
Taylor was a graduate of West Johnston High School through the UNC Hospital School. She earned and was presented a Black Belt from Karate International in Garner. Taylor was known for her love and care for everyone she came in contact with. She was an extraordinary young lady.
She is survived by her parents, Joe Woods and Tammy LaFrance-Woods; paternal grandmother, Virgie Gill; aunts, Mary Ann Slater, Cindy Coleman (Willie), Becky Combs (Ron), Debbie Humphreys (Greg), Beth Goins (Cecil), Lisa Girouard (Ed), and Joy LaFrance-Phipps (Rich); uncles, Dan Woods (Patty), Randy Woods (Debra), Eddie Blake, Norman LaFrance (Bonnie) and Calvin LaFrance (Doreen); numerous cousins; her special friend, Bradley Wright; best friend, Madison Wainwright; and her beloved pets, Bella, Magic, and Wesson.
The family will receive friends from 6:00 PM until 8:00 PM Monday, April 22, 2013 at McLaurin Funeral Home in Clayton.
On-line condolences may be made to the family at www.mclaurinatpinecrest.com
Arrangements are with McLaurin at Pinecrest Memorial Park, Funerals and Cremations.