Crystal Fern Woods

August 10, 1927September 1, 2018

Crystal Fern Woods, 91, of Fillmore passed away on Saturday, September 01, 2018, at her residence surrounded by her family.

Crystal was born in Fillmore on August 10, 1927, the daughter of Carl and Gladys M. (Terry) Phillips, and was a 1945 graduate of Fillmore High School.

Mrs. Woods worked for many years with Marsh Supermarket and Angewell Curtain Factory She also was a cook at Fillmore High School. Crystal was in food service for many years, and was an excellent cook. She enjoyed cross-stitch, gardening and reading. She also loved a good Euchre game. She was a member of Fillmore Christian Church, and was also a 58 year member of Club 16.

Survivors include four children, Richard Woods, Plainfield, Eddie Woods, (wife-Barbara), Greencastle, Janet Miles, (husband-Bill), Fillmore, and Judy Clifford, (husband-Lannie), Cloverdale; three sisters, Coleen Nichols, Colorado, Luella Jackson (husband Richard “Tink”), Greencastle, and Beulah Corbin, Greencastle; a sister-in-law, Middy Phillips; ten grandchildren, Tyson Woods, (wife-Nicky), Ryan Woods, Melinda Shrout, (husband-David), Jodie Clodfelter, Kerry Miles, (companion-Lynette), Kurt Miles, (wife-Sara), Kristie Bumgardner, (husband-Tony), Kimberly Cunningham, (husband-Jeff), Lana Robinson, (husband-Shadd), and Jason Clifford, (wife-Lauren); and 18 great grandchildren; two great-great grandchildren; a family friend of over 70 years, Mary Cash; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband of 68 years, William H. Woods; a brother Charles Phillips; two brothers-in-law; and two nephews.

Services will be held 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, September 5, 2018, at Bittles and Hurt Funeral Home with Pastor Mike Faust officiating. Burial will follow in Fillmore Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 10:00 a.m. until time of service on Wednesday. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Fillmore Christian Church, P.O. Box 147, Fillmore, Indiana 46128, or the Fillmore Fire Department.

Memories may be shared with the family at


  • Fillmore Christian Church


  • Visitation Wednesday, September 5, 2018
  • Funeral Service Wednesday, September 5, 2018

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Danielle Forrest

September 3, 2018

I really enjoyed my time with Crystal. Also I enjoyed talking with the family and especially Judy. There were many laughs with Judy, Crystal and myself. I always felt very welcomed in her home and by all her family. But most of all, the bathroom was the best!

Corny Gossett

September 3, 2018

Dear Lou, Middy, Coleen and sincere sympathy goes to you and your families on the loss of Crystal....we all go "way back" and I want you to know I'm thinking of you all. Love, Corny

Cathy Nichols

September 2, 2018

Memories of my lifetime with Aunt Crystal. Always great meals and lots of laughing...although Judy and I did have to behave..last time I saw her in June last year at her house, we were all laughing and many stories. She will be missed, always loved and many you
Aunt Crystal.❤