Mr. Laverne Woodard passed away April 2, 2013. He is survived by his wife, Rev. Dr. Lois M. Woodard; Mother, Mattie B. Woodard; 3 step-daughters, Alesia Brewer, Erica Searcy (Damon), and Cheryl Brewer; 1 brother, Warren Woodard (Ramona); 2 grandchildren, Joshua Thomas and Alyssa Dotson; 3 nieces, Shamaya, Latalya and Akilah Woodard; and a host of other relatives and friends. Visitation 3:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Thursday. Services 11:00 a.m. Friday, April 12, 2013 First A.M.E. Church, 1700 N. Raymond Ave., Pasadena, CA 91103. Interment, Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Glendale.