Mary Joe Woodward, 75, of Brighton, passed away Jan. 31, 2013, at her home. She was born March 10, 1937, in Lovington, N.M., to Rane and Opal (Lowrie) Karnes. She married Russell Woodward April 14, 1972, in Brighton.
Mary Joe is survived by her sister, Peggy Jones, of Los Altos, Calif.; sister-in-law, Dawn Karnes, of Georgia; four nieces; one nephew and several great-nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Russell Woodward.