A memorial service for Nevada Woodard, 86, of Flint will be held on Thursday, January 8, 2009 at 3:00 PM at Blackjack Baptist Church, Highway 110, in Troup with Pastor Philip Parks officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of Stewart Family Funeral Home, 7525 Old Jacksonville Highway, in Tyler.
Mrs. Woodard passed away on Monday, January 05, 2009 at Briarcliff Nursing Center in Tyler.
She was born on May 10, 1922 in Pineknot, Kentucky to the late Albert and Eva Murphy Lawson. As a young woman, Mrs. Woodard had a career as a model. She also served her country in the United States Army. She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother. She loved to travel, and fishing was her favorite pastime.
In addition to her parents, Mrs. Woodard was preceded in death by two husbands, William R. Sharp and Harlan Woodard, and a son, William Sharp. She is survived by a loving family including three sons, Stanley O. Sharp, Phillip H. Sharp, and Kenneth E. Sharp; two daughters, Randy I. Parks and Eva A. Antley; brother, Billy L.. Lawson; eleven grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren.
Memorials in honor of Nevada Woodard may be made to Blackjack Baptist Church P.O. Box 605, Troup, Texas 75789.