In Memoriam: 1980s
Melinda Gail Woods (Col ’88) of Roanoke, Virginia, died Oct. 21, 2020. At UVA, she was a member of Black Voices Gospel Choir and Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. After college, she settled in Richmond, Virginia, where she established a career as a Spanish teacher for nearly every K-12 grade level. Ms. Woods led a God-centered life and touched many through her love for teaching, music, and global missions. Survivors include her mother, two brothers, a sister, and a host of family and friends.