Travis Adrian Woods

Published 12:01 am Friday, February 6, 2015

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May 25, 1991 – Feb. 1, 2015

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NATCHEZ — Services for Travis Adrian “Moley” Woods, 23, who died Sunday, Feb. 1, 2015, in Port Gibson, will be at noon Saturday at the Natchez High School gymnasium.

Burial will follow at the Milford Baptist Church Cemetery under the direction of Peoples Funeral Home in Jackson.2:6 TravisWoods obitpic

Visitation for the family only will be from 1 to 3 p.m. today at Bethlehem Baptist Church, in Cannonsburg, and for the public from 3 to 6 p.m. A remembrance celebration of life will follow from 6 to 8 p.m., also today at the church.

Travis was born May 25, 1991, the son of Connie F. White and Ernest D. Woods.

He was a 2009 graduate of Natchez High School where he was a member of the football team, power lifting team and track team. After graduation, Travis attended Copiah-Lincoln Community College where he played football and continued his studies at Jackson State University where he helped to lead the JSU tigers to the SWAC championship.

Travis majored in business administration and completed his last classes in December 2014. He was a prospective graduate for May 2015.

He accepted Christ and was baptized in 2009, at Bethlehem, pastored by the late Rev. Percy Turner.

Travis enjoyed riding his motorcycles, playing football, running track, hunting and spending time with his family and friends. He was an all around good guy, great competitor, with a fun-filled spirit. He was also a member of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Inc., Upsilon Epsilon Chapter, Spring 2014, Deuce Dawg.

He was preceded in death by his father; his grandparents, Prince Earl White Sr. and Bertha L. White and Samuel Woods Sr. and Leola Woods; and two uncles, Samuel Woods Jr. and Jerry “Bean” Woods.

Survivors include his mother and stepfather, James Martin Jr.; seven brothers, Giovanni D. White, Chadwick Woods, Jarvis Kaho, Rico Richardson, Travis Washington, Jeleel Martin and Javery Martin; two sisters, Chelsea D. Woods and Chelsea Washington; stepmother, Shavelle Woods; a special friend, Ashton Davis; a special niece, Ticky: seven aunts, Helen J. Washington, Margaret Woods, Cherrie Jones and husband, James, all of Cannonsburg, Leola Woods-Jones and husband, Alvin, Lena Wilson and LaDonna Washington, all of Natchez, and Jacqueline Cox of Memphis, Tenn.; six uncles, Kenneth Earl and Prince Earl Jr., both of Cannonsburg, Kelvin White and wife, Barbara, of Fayette, Charles Woods and Ameal Woods of Natchez, and Alonzo Woods of Atlanta; 27 special cousins, Morris Washington, Sunus Holloway, Kelvin White Jr., Kelvin Bingham, Prentiss White, Terry Jones, Timothy Woods, Terry Woods, Keshaun Woods, Dae Dae Woods, Terry Herrington Jr., Jeremis Herrington, TaDerrius Woods, Tyreek Woods, Treyvon Washington, Terrance Herrington, Kyomi White, LaToya Woods, Lakisha Chambliss, Rosslind Smith, Tanya Woods, Tameka Woods, Candace Buford, Corita Fitzgerald, Lashanna Collins, Kelly Johnson and Catalin Smith; four special friends, Patra Wilson, Cierra Conner, Jasmine Stewart and Kenny Ray Stewart; special mom, Bernadette Pendleton; one niece, Jaleece White; and fraternity brothers, a number of other cousins, Jackson State University family and a number of friends and other family members.