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Barbara Bryan Woodard

September 21, 1937 - August 22, 2019

POTECASI, NC – Barbara Bryan Woodard, age 81, formerly of Conway, passed away on Thursday, August 22, 2019 at the Pine Forest Rest Home in Potecasi, NC.

Mrs. Woodard was born on September 21, 1937 to Rufus and Hettie Draper Bryan in Rich Square, NC. Barbara worked with social services for Hertford County for many years. She was a loving mother, grandmother, sister, aunt, and friend. She loved shopping, especially for clothes. Barbara cherished the time she got to spend with her grandchildren

Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her loving husband, John Edward Woodard, and brothers, Carlton and Ray Bryan, and her beloved dog, Murphee.

Barbara is survived by two sons, John Stephen “Steve” Woodard of Raleigh, NC, and Robert “Bobby” Woodard (Paula) of Ahoskie, NC; granddaughter, Hannah Woodard of Decatur, GA; grandson, Benjamin Woodard of Raleigh, NC; great granddaughter, Esme Woodard of Raleigh, NC; and step-grandchildren, Vincent Gray, Ashtin Odom, and Waden Odom.

The family will receive friends Friday, August 23, 2019, from 7:00 pm until 8:30 pm at Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service, Ahoskie, NC.

A celebration of life funeral service will be held on Saturday, August 24, 2019 at 11:00 am at the Conway Baptist Church, Conway, NC, with Rev. Willie McLawhorn, officiating. Burial will follow in the Conway Cemetery.

Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service – Ahoskie Chapel is handling the arrangements for the Woodard family and online condolences can be directed to the family by visiting

Service Information

Visitation Information

Date: Friday, August 23, 2019

Time: 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm


Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service of Ahoskie

205 NC Highway 42 W
Ahoskie, NC 27910

Service Information

Date: Saturday, August 24, 2019

Time: 11:00 am


Conway Baptist Church

229 North Church Street,
Conway, NC 27820

Cemetery Information

Date: Saturday, August 24, 2019


Conway Cemetery

North Church Street
Conway, NC 27820

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