Elmwood (Carthage), TN
Age 77. December 7, 2013. Employee and former General Manager of Upper Cumberland Electric Membership from 1963 until retirement in 2006. Member of Upper Cumberland EMC Board of Directors since 2006 and President of the Board since 2007. Member of Carthage Church of Christ, Smith County Adult Advisory Council, Smith County Historical & Genealogical Society, Smith County Library Board, and the Smith County Bank Advisory Board. Former member of the Carthage Rotary Club and Smith County Board of Education.
Son of the late Harrison Haskel Woodard & Florence Etta Massey Woodard.
Survived by wife of 35 years, Carol Fitts Woodard; daughter, Susan Woodard Marvin & husband Eric of Nashville; son, Robert Harrison Woodard of Cookeville; sister, Joyce Woodard Burford & husband Ancle of Lafayette; brother, Richard Woodard & wife Sharon of Carthage; father & mother-in-law, Jess & Josephine Carrick Fitts of McMinnville; several nieces & nephews.
Service 11 a.m. Wednesday, Carthage Chapel of Sanderson Funeral Home, with Edward L. Anderson & his dear friend, Jody Pritchett, officiating. Active Pallbearers: Steven Burford, Dale Hix, David Maberry, Joe Jackson, Jerry Hicks, Jesse Fitts. Honorary Pallbearers: Officers & Directors of Upper Cumberland EMC. Interment Smith County Memorial Gardens.
Memorials may be made to the Jackson-Smith Youth Camp, Run4Don, or the Happy Haven Childrens Home, c/o S.F.H., 901 Main Street North, Carthage, TN 37030-1002.
Visitation Tuesday, 11 a.m. - 8 p.m., & Wednesday after 9 a.m., at Sanderson of Carthage, (615) 735-2118. www.SandersonFH.com
Published in The Tennessean from Dec. 9 to Dec. 11, 2013