BURLINGTON - Carola Woods Alston, 90, went home to be with the Lord on February 12, 2017 surrounded by her loving family. She was the daughter of the late Jerry Woods and Flora Bell Woods. From her union with Lewis Alston, she leaves to cherish her memories, her daughter, Carnell Holmes and son William Lewis Alston. She also leaves a brother James Woods, her childrens' siblings, Diane Spriggs, Leisa Greene, Pearlene Alston, Linda Alston, and Clyde Alston. She had 11 grand- children, 28 great-grandchildren, 11 great-great grandchildren, and a host of relatives, and friends. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Gaynell Torain, and siblings Jerry Lee Woods, John "J.C" Woods, Mack Woods, Bennie Woods, Mary W. Rogers, and Neverta Woods. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, February 18, 2017 at 2 p.m. at Melfield UCC. Visitation will be held from 1 p.m. - 2 p.m. with the family arriving at 1:30 p.m. Public viewing will be held from 1 p.m. - 8 p.m. on Friday, February 17, 2017 in the Roy Blackwell Chapel. Burial will be held in Graham Memorial Park.
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