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Mrs. Lafleta Laverne (Hughes) Woods, was called to her heavenly home on Monday, May 14, 2018. She was survived by her husband Boyd William Woods Jr. She was the daughter of Aubrey T. Hughes Sr. and Marie Hughes who both preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by her in-laws; Boyd William Woods Sr. and Ada F. Woods brother-in-law; Doug Woods and sisters; Peggy Wilkins and Gloria Hughes. Lafleta worked as a Medical Technologist for many years at Women’s Hospital of Greensboro before her retirement in 2013. Her matriculation was from James B. Dudley in 1965. She then went on to receive her B.S. in Biology from Bennett College where she was a member of the graduating class of 1969. She attended Medical Technology School for two years in Staten Island, NY were she became a certified Medical Technologist.  Lafleta was a member of East White Oak Baptist Church in Greensboro, NC for more than thirty years. She was a devout Christian and trusted God as her steps were ordered to become an ordained minister in 2008. She later became a member of Mt. Zion Baptist Church in Greensboro, NC, where she served on the ministerial staff. Lafleta loved being a mother and grandmother. She is survived by five children: Timothy (Denise), Germaine (Dianne), Boyd III “Bubba”, Jamelle Lofton (Shawn) and Chad Woods. Survived by grandchildren; Alea` Summers, Justin Hensley, Courtney Woods, Nicole Woods, Yasmine Johnson, Nina Woods, Maria Lofton, Lauren Woods, and Shawn Lofton Jr. She is also survived by her brother Aubrey T. Hughes Sr., and sister Francis Gripper (Willie) in addition to sister-in-laws; Linda Chrisp, LaSha Davis (Curtis), Paulette Martin and brother-in-law Steve Woods (Karen). Mrs. Lafleta Woods leaves behind to cherish her memory a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and special friends.
A service honoring her life will be held Friday, May 18, 2018 at East White Oak Baptist Church; 1815 Water St, Greensboro, NC.  The visitation will begin at 1 pm and the service will follow at 2 pm.  The interment will take place following the service at Lakeview Memorial Park; 3600 N O'Henry Blvd, Greensboro, NC.

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  • Monday, May 14, 2018
    Our staff will continue to keep your family in our prayers. We thank you for allowing us to serve your family.
    ~ Perry J. Brown Funeral Home
  • Wednesday, May 16, 2018
    I am so sorry for your loss. I am praying for your family
    ~ Gloria Taylor   Greensboro, NC
  • Tuesday, May 15, 2018
    My condolences go out to the family. As you prepare to lay your loved one to rest, may you find comfort from your Bibles at Psalms 34:18. “ HE” is close to the brokenhearted and crushed in spirit. Nahum 1:7 tells us GOD is good, a stronghold in the day of distress. He is mindful of those seeking refuge in him.
    ~ P Land   Owings Mills, MD
  • Wednesday, May 16, 2018
    I am so sorry for your loss. I am praying for your family
    ~ Gloria Taylor   Greensboro, NC
  • Friday, May 18, 2018
    To the Hughes and Woods Family: I am so saddened by your loss. Lafleta and I worked many years together at L. Richardson Hospital and she was a person who spoke of knowing the Lord, often. May she rest peacefully in His arms Dyann S. Williams,Liberty NC.
    ~ Dyann S Williams   Liberty, NC
  • Saturday, May 26, 2018
    I am truly sorry for your loss, the Bible shows a real hope of being reunited with your dear love one. John 5:28,29 states the hour is coming when all those in the memorial tombs will hear Jesus voice and come out to a resurrection. It is comforting to know that Jesus is certainly capable of restoring life to someone who has died. I hope this thought brings comfort to your family during this difficult time.
    ~ Dorothy   Greensboro, NC
  • Tuesday, May 29, 2018
    We're so sorry to hear you are mourning the recent loss of your loved one. May you find strength and comfort from the words of Psalms 46:1 which reads: "God is our refuge and strength, A help that is readily found in times of distress." Our loving God is there for us if we ask for his help (1 John 5:14). He didn't intend for us to grow old and die. He thus has made the SURE promise of a resurrection RIGHT HERE ON EARTH when it is restored to a beautiful paradise (Psalms 37:9-11, 29; Acts 24:15; Isaiah 55;11). Can you see yourself welcoming back to life your loved ones? What a joy it will bring all of us. You can go online to JW.ORG and find out more about this resurrection.
    ~ R&R Lopez