2011-07-07 / Front Page


Neil McCary Woodyard Sr., 73, of St. Stephens died June 29, 2011 at his residence.
He was born Oct. 16, 1937. He was a member of the Leroy Baptist. He was a veteran of the United States Army. He was an electrician at Boise Cascade.
Survivors include two sons, Neil M. Woodyard Jr., Leroy, Marshall B. (Lori) Woodyard, Grand Bay; one daughter, Angel W. (Joe) Rockwell, Leroy; one brother, George W. (Barbara Ann) Woodyard Sr., Leroy; one sister, Virginia W. (John) Burge, McIntosh; five grandchildren; two great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his father, Taylor B. Woodyard, step-father, Charlie B. Mathews, and mother, Willodean Pace Woodyard Mathews.
The service was June 30 at 11 a.m. at Lathan Funeral Home Chapel in Jackson. Burial was in the New Leroy Baptist Church Cemetery.
An online guest book may be signed at www.lathanfuneralhomes.com.
Lathan Funeral Home of Jackson directed.

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