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Mattie L. Woodard, 91

March 27, 2009

NOV. 13, 1917-MARCH 25, 2009

CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. - Mattie Lillian Woodard, 91, of Charles Town, died Wednesday, March 25, 2009, at her home.

Born Nov. 13, 1917, in Marshall, Va., she was the daughter of the late Edward S. Tarmon and Hester Virginia Glasscock Tarmon.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Willis "Bill" Woodard, in 1985. They were married July 3, 1947.

She worked at St. Thomas Lutheran Church in Charles Town as a custodian.

She attended Mission Tabernacle Holiness Church and was a former member of Millville Pentecostal Church.

She is survived by one daughter, Mary Reed of Ranson, W.Va.; two brothers, Gene W. Tarmon of Dargan, Md., and J. Nelson Tarmon of Charles Town; two grandchildren; one great-grandchild; and nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by one stepson, Willis E. Woodard; two sisters, Agnes Pierson and Anna B. Kerns; and two brothers, Arra Tarmon and Jesse Tarmon.


Services will be Saturday at 11 a.m. at Mission Tabernacle Holiness Church, Harpers Ferry, W.Va. Pastor Robert Roadcap and the Rev. Benjamin Hardy will officiate. Burial will be in Murrill Hill Cemetery, Harpers Ferry.

The family will receive friends today from 4 to 9 p.m. at the church.

Arrangements are by Melvin T. Strider Colonial Funeral Home, Charles Town.

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