Karyl V. Woods departed this life on September 11, 2018. Born on July 5, 1946 to the late Lionel and Fannie Woods. She was a native of New Orleans, LA and resident of Norfolk, VA. Karyl was employed by Sentara Norfolk General Hospital where she worked in food services and retired after over thirty years. An independent woman who took care of herself and many others no matter the situation. Karyl had a heart of gold. Spending time with her grandchildren, cooking and feeding her family and taking trips home to New Orleans are some of the many things she enjoyed.
Karyl was predeceased by her parents, Lionel and Fannie Woods and her sister, Consuella Collins. She is survived by her two sons, Antwan Woods, Sr. (Ebony) and Mario Woods; her baby girl, Kemani Holloway; twin brother, Daryl Woods (Raquelina); four sisters, Janice Vallery, Connie Porter, Eloise Turner and Gaynell Mosley (Michael); twelve grandchildren and four great grandchildren, Mario Mayfield (Emari, Mario, Jr.), Tashwan Williams (Zannariyah), Jasmine Gray, Marlisa Walker (Journey), Alexia Garrett, Kemani Holloway, Shaela Woods, Tylek Smith, Tamia Arnold, Antwan Woods, Jr., Saniya Woods, Jayda Arnold; two god children, Donnie Hicks (Nicole), Alisha Collins and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and close friends. The family would also like to send a special thank you to Ms. Brenda Drew, Rita Diggs-Saunders, Hazel McClain, Donzella Hicks and the Hicks family for the love and support over the years.