James Alton Woodard
March 25, 1937 -
July 31, 2016

Visitation

August 2, 2016
5 - 8 p.m.

Service 

August 3, 2016
10 a.m.

Interment

Obituary

Funeral service for Mr. James Alton Woodard, age 79, of Petersburg, TN, will be conducted Wednesday, August 3, 2016 at 10 a.m. at Higgins Funeral Home with Rev. Don Hudson officiating. Burial will follow in Talley Cemetery. Mr. Woodard passed away Sunday, July 31, 2016 at his residence.

Mr. Woodard was a native of Bedford Co., TN, the son of the late Emmett and Clara Casteel Woodard. He was a crane operator for ICP Products and a member of the Howell Church of Christ.

Survivors include his wife of 50 years Ruby Joyce Sullivan Woodard of Petersburg, TN, daughter Felicia Sons of Winchester, TN, sons Barry (Andrea) Woodard of Lewisburg, TN, Jeff (Axie) Barnes of Petersburg, TN, sisters Wilma (G.W.) Sanders , Alice Garett, Louise (Jack) Massey, Shirley (Tommy) Bledsoe and several grandchildren and great grandchildren. Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by brother Jerry W. Woodard.

Visitation with the family will be Tuesday, August 2, 2016 from 5 until 8 p.m. at Higgins Funeral Home.

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14 Comments

  1. Veronica Miller-Windows

    My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family Jeff…..I’m so sorry for your loss~

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  2. Janet Pamplin

    So sorry for your loss. Praying for you and your family.

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  3. Jimmy and Dena Kincaid

    So very sorry to hear about Mr. Alton. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this most difficult time.

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  4. Brenda Burns

    So Sorry Jeff and Felicia and Family for your loss. God Bless you all .Brenda & Joe Burns

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  5. Debbie Gentry Miahnahri

    Ms, Ruby, Jeff, Felicia, & Barry, So sorry for your loss, Please know you are in my prayers now and in the coming days.

    Reply
  6. The Wainwrights

    I’m so sorry & deepest sympathy Felicia, Donna, Ethan, Eli & Chad
    I love yall

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  7. Junior and Betty Watkins

    Sorry for your loss. Alton was a dear friend,will be remembering you in our prayers! With GOD’S Blessings!

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  8. Donna Kay

    Papa, I love you so much & will miss you.

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  9. connie arnold

    Ruby and family so sorry for you loss my prayer and thoughts are with the family connie Arnold

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  10. Gail Mills

    So sorry to hear of Mr. Alton’s passing. My prayers are with you as you go through this period of your life. God bless you

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  11. lynn and marcella scott

    With our deepest Sympathy to the family.

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  12. jeff wilson

    Sorry for your loss Jeff . Keeping you and your family in our prayers

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  13. Stan Roberts

    Sorry for the loss, prayers for the family and may God provide comfort to all.

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  14. Ronnie & Patricia Lawrence

    Alton will be missed by so many people. He was a friend to all who came in contact with him. I worked with him at ICP> May God be with you.

    Reply

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14 Comments

  1. Veronica Miller-Windows

    My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family Jeff…..I’m so sorry for your loss~

    Reply
  2. Janet Pamplin

    So sorry for your loss. Praying for you and your family.

    Reply
  3. Jimmy and Dena Kincaid

    So very sorry to hear about Mr. Alton. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this most difficult time.

    Reply
  4. Brenda Burns

    So Sorry Jeff and Felicia and Family for your loss. God Bless you all .Brenda & Joe Burns

    Reply
  5. Debbie Gentry Miahnahri

    Ms, Ruby, Jeff, Felicia, & Barry, So sorry for your loss, Please know you are in my prayers now and in the coming days.

    Reply
  6. The Wainwrights

    I’m so sorry & deepest sympathy Felicia, Donna, Ethan, Eli & Chad
    I love yall

    Reply
  7. Junior and Betty Watkins

    Sorry for your loss. Alton was a dear friend,will be remembering you in our prayers! With GOD’S Blessings!

    Reply
  8. Donna Kay

    Papa, I love you so much & will miss you.

    Reply
  9. connie arnold

    Ruby and family so sorry for you loss my prayer and thoughts are with the family connie Arnold

    Reply
  10. Gail Mills

    So sorry to hear of Mr. Alton’s passing. My prayers are with you as you go through this period of your life. God bless you

    Reply
  11. lynn and marcella scott

    With our deepest Sympathy to the family.

    Reply
  12. jeff wilson

    Sorry for your loss Jeff . Keeping you and your family in our prayers

    Reply
  13. Stan Roberts

    Sorry for the loss, prayers for the family and may God provide comfort to all.

    Reply
  14. Ronnie & Patricia Lawrence

    Alton will be missed by so many people. He was a friend to all who came in contact with him. I worked with him at ICP> May God be with you.

    Reply

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