Wednesday, November 26, 2008

WASP Inez Woodward Woods, 43-W-4

Inez (Woodward) Woods; class of 43-W4 passed away on November 4, 2008.

She had just had her 91st Birthday on October 12th. Inez had been in a nursing home for several years before she passed away and was alert and communicative until about five months ago.

Inez was in my Bay at Sweetwater and was stationed at Romulus in the Third Ferry Group, Ferry Command and flew most of the aircraft that the Air Force had excepting for the Pursuit and Heavy Bombers.

After we were disbanded she flew twin engined aircraft as an Executive Pilot. After marrying Jack Woods; Inez became a college professor and after retiring; she became a Real Estate Broker and enjoyed the Real Estate Boom in California.

Inez and Jack had one daughter named "Barbara" and two Grandchildren; a girl and a boy. Barbara is married to Sam Ragucci and lives at 742 Brown Sage Drive, Glendora, Carlifornia, 91741.

*Inez grew up in St. Louis, Missouri and graduated from Hempstead School in 1930. She later went on to earn her BA in Journalism from the U of MO School of Journalism in 1938. While at college, she entered the CPT program and earned her private pilot's license. In 1943, while working for the Curtis Wright company, she learned of the WASP training program, applied and was accepted into class 43-W-4. In 2002, Inez was inducted into the 99's International Forest of Friendship

Inez's ashes have been scattered in the Pacific Ocean; as was Jack's when He died several years ago.

Posted via email by WASP Rosa Lea Meek Dickerson w/ *additional information by webmaster

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