Jessica Leigh Woods passed away on February 15, 2021. The cause of her death is unknown.
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Jessica was born on April 7, 1984 to Paul and Cheryl Lautenschlager. From her early childhood she had a special love for life, family, and animals. She loved unconditionally and was a devoted mother. Jessica also had a talent and passion for crafting and sewing.
In 2005 she married James Hood in Great Falls, MT. They had two children, Willie and Jia. They later divorced. In 2007 she married Dennis Woods, and they also had two children, Kimmie and Kyla.
After relocating to Georgia for several years, she moved back to Montana with her family in 2017, and they settled in Billings. She was employed with Alternatives, Inc., where she served as a Client Advisor Supervisor.
Jessica is survived by her four precious children, William and Jamesia of Philadephia, PA; Kimberlie and Kyla of Billings, MT; her husband Dennis Woods; mother Cheryl (Todd) Ames of Billings; father Paul (Christine) Lautenschlager of West Glacier; brothers James (Sarah) Lautenschlager of Great Falls, and Justin (Megan) Stimac of Bend, OR; sister Jacee (Isaac) VanDyke of Sheridan, WY; step-son Dennis Woods of South Carolina; grandmother Eldora Henry of Dodson; and numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her paternal grandparents Deane and Florence Lautenschlager, maternal grandfather James Henry, cousin Becky Henry, and aunts Shirley Winn and Pam Peterson.
A celebration of Jessica’s life will be held on February 26, 2021 at 11:00 am at Faith Chapel in Billings, MT.