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Verlon Ernest Woodard, Sr
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Birth: Feb. 7, 1921
Death: Jun. 9, 1995
Shreveport
Caddo Parish
Louisiana, USA

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COTTON VALLEY, LA. -- Services for Mr. Verlon E. Woodard, Sr., 73, will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday, June 11, 1995, at the First Baptist Church, where he was a member. The Rev. Bob Jameson will officiate. Internment will be in the Social Springs Cemetery near Ringgold, La. Services are under the direction of Bailey Mortuary, Cotton Valley.

Mr. Woodard was a native of Ringgold and a resident of Cotton Valley for 44 years. He passed away Friday, June 9, 1995, in Shreveport, La., after a long illness. He was a retired employee of CVOC (Marathon) with 23 years service. He was a veteran of World War II, having served in the U.S. Army Air Corps.

He was preceded in death by his son, Verlon E. Woodard, Jr., on May 23, 1995.

He is survived by his wife, with whom he had celebrated their 51st wedding anniversary on March 31, 1995, Ila Mae Cummings Woodard; daughters and sons-in-law, Faye and Tony Clemons of Minden; Vicki and Ronnie Rhymes, Fran and Kenneth Harvey, all of Cotton Valley; a son, Capt. James E. "Jimmy" Woodard and wife, Valerie of Fort Lee, Va.; three sisters, Myrtle McCoy of Minden, Mary Brumley of Sarepta, Christene Bogan of Shreveport; two brothers, Ovell Woodard of Springhill, Willis Woodard of Ringgold; 16 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren.

Published in The Shreveport Times, June 10,1995

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NOTE: I was informed by a relative that Verlon was re-interred in the Cotton Valley cemetery beside his wife and son. 
 
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 Parents:
  Emory Emmanuel Woodard (1891 - 1977)
  Ruthie Myrtle Culverhouse Woodard (1893 - 1959)
 
 Spouse:
  Ila Faye Cummins Woodard (1926 - 2008)
 
 Children:
  Verlon Ernest Woodard (1945 - 1995)*
 
 Siblings:
  Floyd Emmanuel Woodard (1913 - 1976)*
  Frances Innia Woodard Rooks (1914 - 1985)*
  Jessie Ozell Woodard (1916 - 2000)*
  Myrtle Woodard McCoy (1918 - 2006)*
  Willis Fleming Woodard (1919 - 1996)*
  Verlon Ernest Woodard (1921 - 1995)
  Mary Ruth Woodard Brumley (1924 - 2009)*
  Emory Lamar Woodard (1931 - 1974)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Cotton Valley Cemetery
Cotton Valley
Webster Parish
Louisiana, USA
GPS (lat/lon): 32.82019, -93.40065
 
Created by: Barry Holland
Record added: Nov 05, 2012
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Verlon Ernest Woodard, Sr
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