Tifton Gazette


June 2, 2014

Thelma Elizabeth Woodard

LEESBURG — Thelma Elizabeth Woodard, 94, of Leesburg, died Friday, May 30, 2014 at her residence.  Funeral services were held at 4 p.m. Monday, June 2, 2014 at True Life Church of God.  The Rev. James Baggett and the Rev. Bob Prince officiated.

Born in Haralson County, Mrs. Woodard resided in Moultrie before moving to the Albany area 58 years ago.

She was formerly employed with Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital as a nurse’s aid and was the owner of Woodard’s Day Lilies for 15 years. Mrs. Woodard was a member of the Day Lily Club and Key Club

Survivors include two sons, Donald Glynn Woodard and his wife Nancy, of Lee County and Billy Ray Woodard and his wife Carol, of Parkland, Fla.; a daughter, Mary Evelyn Sotack and her husband, William of Gainesville; a sister, Beatrice Cumming of Blairsville; 13 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to True Life Church of God 588 Fussel Road Leesburg, GA 31763.

To sign our online registry or to send condolences to the family, you may visit Mathews’ website at www.mathewsfuneralhome.com.

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