Jul 162014

Martin Woods, 33, passed away on Saturday, July 5, 2014, in Tempe. Funeral services were held July 14 at St. Paul’s AME Church in Winslow. Interment followed at Desert View Cemetery in Winslow.

He was born in Gallup, N.M., on Oct. 9, 1980.

An Arizona resident all his life, Martin enjoyed basketball, football, track and weight lifting.

Survivors include five sisters, Karen Reyes, Leslie Davis, Melanie Woods, Genevieve Lee Nezzie and Amy Baldwin Allen; three brothers, Thomas Lee Woods Jr., Aaron Woods and Carl Begay; 12 nieces; nine nephews; 11 grand-nieces and nephews; and two aunts, Nellie and Carla.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Eleanor Tabaha.

Greer’s Mortuary of Winslow was in charge of the arrangements.