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Westminster Mourns Loss of Student


Tony WoodsWith heavy hearts, we must share the news that one of our students, Tony Woods, passed away on Saturday, June 22 in his hometown of Memphis, TN. More details about Tony's passing can be read here. This page will be updated with more information when available, including information on memorial services.

Students or other Westminster community members who need to talk with someone, such as a pastoral or mental health counselor, can call (573) 592-5060 (on campus, x. 5060) to reach an on-call counselor or the chaplain. If needed, please reach out for help in dealing with this news.

An informal gathering -- a time to pray, remember and process our loss -- will be held on Tuesday evening, June 25th, for members of our Westminster family who would like to join together in this time of grief. The gathering will be held in Hermann Lounge at 6:00pm.

A more formal service of remembrance will be held when our larger community returns to campus on the evening of Sunday, August 25th at 7:00 pm in the chapel.

Tony's funeral service will be held Saturday, June 29th at 11:00 am at the Fredonia Baptist Church in Stanton, TN.

Our thoughts and prayers are with Tony's family and friends during this time of tragedy.

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