Betty Ruth Moore Woodard

Born on January 31, 1925

Departed on March 1, 2017

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Betty Ruth Moore Woodard, age 92 died on Wednesday, March 1, 2017 in Jackson, TN

Betty, a native of Springfield, TN, was born on January 31, 1925, the daughter of the late Hubert and Sally Lawrence Moore.   She was married to Joseph Smith Woodard, also from Springfield, TN, for 60 years, who preceded her in death.  She was retired as the office manager for Micro-Electronics, a business she ran with her husband.  She was a resident of Brentwood, TN for 30 years and was a member of Brentwood United Methodist Church.  She was an avid golfer and a member of Brentwood Country Club and the Nashville Women’s Golf Association for many years. After moving to Jackson she became a member of Northside United Methodist Church.

Betty is survived by her daughter, Amelia Morton of Jackson, TN; her son, Tracy S. Woodard of Nashville, TN; a brother Earl Moore and wife Beverly of Kingsport, TN; one grandchild, Holly Roolf and husband Tom of Jackson, TN and one great-grandchild, Joshua Roolf.

She was preceded in death by two brothers, William Moore and John R. Moore and two sisters, Blanche Vinson and Mary V. Porter

SERVICES:  A graveside service to be held on April 1, 2017 at 1:00pm at Springfield Memorial Gardens: 4005 Memorial Blvd Springfield, Tennessee 37172.

The family is requesting that memorial contributions be directed to Northside United Methodist Church, 2571 N. Highland Ave. Jackson, TN or to Hospice of West Tennessee, 1804 Highway 45 Bypass, Jackson, TN 38035.

7 Comments to Betty Ruth Moore Woodard

  1. Cyndee Tyson
    March 29, 2017 2:11 pm

    We will be thinking of you. Hugs and prayers.
    Mike and Cyndee

  2. Jen Palmer
    March 29, 2017 3:09 pm

    Praying for you AMELIA!

  3. Jeffrey Wingo
    March 29, 2017 4:26 pm

    Sorry for your loss Amelia.

  4. Roberta Briggs
    March 29, 2017 7:56 pm

    Betty will be missed. She was a great friend.

  5. Charles and Deborah
    March 30, 2017 9:44 am

    Will have you and your family in our prayers and in our heart.
    She was a special lady.

  6. Vicki Brinkley Wyatt
    March 30, 2017 6:46 pm

    Thinking of you and your sweet Mom. Love you.
    Vicki

  7. Jayne Harris
    April 7, 2017 10:58 pm

    Amelia, I’m so sorry to hear of your Mom’s passing. I’m sorry I didn’t know when the service was going to be in Springfield. I would have loved to see you and Tracy. I always remember the day your dad brought in the top ten record your dad brought home when we were still in high school, Almost Persuaded, and then the days when WW III would hit before we had to go to school. I think of you and Tracy often. Take care of yourself.

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