Jason Burke Woodall, age 49, passed away at his residence on August 4, 2017 surrounded by family. Jason fought a brave and courageous battle against pancreatic cancer.
He was born December 14, 1967 to the late Francis Craig Woodall, Sr. and Georgia Durham Woodall in Springfield, Tennessee.
Jason was a family man spending every moment with them. He said, “The greatest feeling in the world has to be when your child climbs up in your lap, puts her arms around you and says, “I love you Daddy” and then falls fast asleep in the comfort of her Daddy’s arms.” He was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. Jason enjoyed farming, camping, fishing, football and playing baseball.
He started his law enforcement career working as a Correctional Officer over 28 years ago. Through dedication and hard work his last position was that of Deputy Commissioner of the Tennessee Department of Correction.
Jason is survived by his wife, Angela; mother, Georgia Woodall, daughters; Sarah (Jeremy) Shaw, Elizabeth (Daniel) Wherry, Grace Woodall, and Lillian Woodall; grandchildren, Zoey Shaw, Heidi Wherry and Baby Wherry; sister, Eleanor (Chuck) Ervin, brothers: Craig (Anita) Woodall, James (Pamela) Woodall, Stephen (Julia) Woodall, mother-in-law, Bonnie Hayes; brother-in-law Jason (Ellen) Norris, a host of nieces and nephews.
Funeral Service will be held on Wednesday, August 9, 2017 at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, 3242 Highway 41A, Clarksville, Tennessee 37043 at 1:00 pm with Bishop Spencer Hodgkin officiating. Interment will immediately follow at Springfield Memorial Gardens, 4005 Memorial Boulevard, Springfield, Tennessee, with Craig Woodall, James Woodall, Stephen Woodall, Preston Murphey, Jim Flake, John Fisher, Kevin Genovese and Corvelli Haynes serving as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers will be his friends at the Tennessee Department of Correction, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, Jeremy Shaw, Daniel Wherry, William Key, Jerry Davenport and his beloved nephews.
The family will receive friends on Tuesday, August 8, 2017 from 3:00 - 8:00pm at Springfield Funeral Home, 4005 Memorial Boulevard, Springfield then again on Wednesday at the church one hour prior to the service time. with law enforcement honors.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made, in his honor, to the Stokes Brown Public Library, 405 White Street, Springfield, Tennessee (615) 384-5123.
These arrangements were entrusted to Springfield Memorial Gardens, Funeral Home and Cremation Center: 4005 Memorial Blvd Springfield, TN 37172 615-384-5437 www.springfieldfh.com