Mr. Willie James “Jab” Woods was born October, 6, 1926 to the late Lawyer Woods and Carrie Caswell in Scooba, MS.  Mr. Woods, 90, passed away on May 31, 2017. Funeral services were held Wednesday, June 7, 2017 at Johnsons Funeral Home in Chicago, IL with Pastor Marvin Alexander officiating. Interment followed in Woodlawn Memorial Cemetery in Forest Park. He leaves to cherish his memory one son, Rev. Cleotis (Pat) Woods of Canton, MS; four daughters, Carol Jean Woods of Madison, MS; Toyia Katrina (Nicholas) Stewart of Chicago, IL; Cherya (Nathaniel) Jenkins of Chicago, IL; and Adrienne Jordan of Milwaukee, WI.