On Saturday, December 14th, 2022, Carla Jean Woodcock, 66, beloved mother and grandmother passed away quietly at home with her daughters by her side. She was born December 8, 1956, in St Louis.
Carla graduated high school in Kokomo, Indiana, then became a CMT a job she loved and held for 22 years, 18 of which were caring for veterans at the Missouri Veterans Home in St. James. She also enjoyed going to casino’s, traveling, spending time with her friends and family, most especially her grandson Pierce who was her best friend. Carla also owned and operated the bar “Just Killin’ Time’ in Bland for 10 years. She loved to sing and dance and to just put a smile on everyone’s face.
She is preceded in death by her parents, step-father Carl King and mother Lillie (Gollahon) King, grandmother Leatha Otis, sisters Melba Rohan King of Owensville, Billy King, grandson Dylan Nichols, niece Amanda Thompson, and nephew Logan Cantlon, great grandson Thomas Gliser.
Those left to mourn are her daughters Letha (Juan) Nichols of Cuba, Kelly (Tom) Gliser of Belle, grandsons Pierce Nichols, Blane (Christina) Gliser of Atlanta, Georgia, Dolan Gliser of Rolla, Carson Gliser and his girlfriend Kaylei Robertson of Rolla, granddaughter Jamilhia Markiet of Las Vegas, NV, great grandson Theo Gliser, and sisters Verna Jones of Bland, Debbie (Darrin) Cantlon of Owensville, brothers Bruce Bradford of Belle, Larry (Patti) King of Gerald, many nieces and nephews, and friends that will all miss her dearly.