2009-07-30 / Obituaries


Edna Woodard, 104, of Coffeeville died July 24, 2009.

She was born Oct. 4, 1904 in West Bend to the late Mr. and Mrs. Tom and Rosetta Williams. She was a member of Cedar Point Baptist Church of Coffeeville.

Survivors include one especially devoted and dedicated daughter, Rosa V. Thornton; two stepdaughters, Ella B. Thomas, Coffeeville, Denise A. Woodard, Paterson, N.J.; 11 stepgrandchildren, one devoted, Bertha (Marvin) Cade, Coffeeville; seven very devoted Godchildren, (The Coate Family), Tony Autrey and Robert Williamson, one niece, Mary Williams and one nephew, Tommie Lee Jr., both of Mobile; and many other dear family and friends; three of whom were very dear, Mrs. Emma Jean Calhoun, Mrs. Martha Byrd and Ms. Meranda Daffin.

She had four siblings who all preceded her in death and her husband, Henry Woodard.

Visitation will be Friday, July 30 from 2:30 until 7 p.m. at Reese Funeral Home Chapel and Saturday, Aug. 1 at 11 a.m. until the 1 p.m. funeral hour at Cedar Point Baptist Church. Burial will be in the Cedar Point Baptist Church Cemetery. Reese Funeral Home will direct.


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