In memory of
Ruby Joyce (Sullivan) Woodard
WOODARD, Ruby Joyce, age 78 of Petersburg, passed away on Tuesday, April 18, 2017, at St. Thomas West. A native of Lincoln County, Tennessee, her parents were the late Mary Lou Howell and Emmett Sullivan. She worked as a home health nurse for many years before retiring and greatly enjoyed music and dancing. Survivors include her sons, Barry (Andrea) Woodard of Lewisburg and Jeff (Axie) Barnes of Petersburg; a daughter, Felicia Barnes Sons of Decherd; sisters, Leona Bernard of South Rockwood, Michigan and Bobbie Jean Clark of Fayetteville; a brother Charles Sullivan of Fayetteville; seven grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, James Alton Woodard. Visitation with the family will be held on Saturday, April 22, 2017, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Higgins Funeral Home in Fayetteville. Funeral services will be conducted on Saturday April 22, 2017, at 1 p.m. at Higgins Funeral Home with Brother Don Hudson and Dr. John Hathcock officiating. Higgins Funeral Home, 213 E. Market St., Fayetteville, TN 37334, 931-433-2544, www.higginsfh.com
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