Della M.S. Woodard

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Della Mae Stanley Woodard, 93, of Hopewell, passed away on Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2012.

She was a charter member of the Joy Fellowship Worship Center.

Mrs. Woodard was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Bascum Woodard Sr.; daughter, Violet W. Belcher; and her parents, Jacob L. and Lily Rosetta Denny Stanley.

She is survived by her children, Patricia W. Jones, and Charles B. Woodard; grandsons, Zane E. Jones (Julie), Charles J. Belcher (Coleen), William H. Belcher III, Paul A. Belcher (Cindy), Michael W. Woodard, and Christopher T. Woodard; granddaughters, Teresa J. Webner (Wolfgang), and Julie D. Belcher (Saul Urias); eleven great grandchildren; four great-great grandchildren; brothers, the Rev. Paul Stanley (Loma); and Roy Stanley (Elizabeth); sisters, Mary Hayes, Mimble Osborne (Robert); and Jettie Blevins; and other loving family and friends.

The family will receive friends from 3 to 5 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 25, 2012, at the Hopewell Chapel of J.T. Morriss & Son Funeral Homes. A funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 26, 2012, at the Joy Fellowship Worship Center, with Pastors Curtis Butterworth and Annette Bennett officiating. Interment will follow at Bermuda Memorial Park. Condolences may be registered online at www.jtmorriss.com.
Published in The Progress-Index on Nov. 24, 2012