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Doris Woodard Early

July 26, 1940 - March 20, 2017

Doris Woodard Early age 76 of Roxobel, more recently of Rich Square died on March 20, 2017 at the Rich Square Villa of Rich Square.


She was born on July 26, 1940 to the Roger and Mildred Woodard. She was married to Charles Robert Early in 1961 and to this marriage was born four children. Doris was a member of the Sandy Run Baptist Church in Roxobel.  She loved working in her flower gardens and enjoyed visiting her friends and family and was a dedicated homemaker.


She was preceded in death by husband, Charles Robert Early, mother, Mildred Martin Woodard, father, Roger Woodard, Sr., daughter, Shirley Lovegrove, son, Billy Ray Early and brother, Roger Woodard, Jr.


Doris is survived by her daughter, Joyce Marie Lassiter and her husband Milton of Oak City, NC, son, Charles J. Buddy Early of Rich Square, NC, sister, Elizabeth Cale of Union, NC, two Brothers, Thomas Woodard and his wife Carolyn of Suffolk, VA and Ben Woodard and his wife Nancy of Jackson, NC, two granddaughters, Katherine Jones and her husband Eric of Greenville, NC and Stephanie Marcos of Greenville, NC, two grandsons, Milton Lassiter, Jr. of Oak City, NC and William Lovegrove of Roxobel, NC, four great-granddaughters, Alana Jones, Karina Marcos, Veronica Marcos and Angelica Marcos all of Greenville, NC, two great-grandsons, Cameron Jones and Marco Marcos both of Greenville, NC.
Graveside services will be conducted on Thursday, March 23, 2017 at 2:00 pm at the Roxobel Kelford Cemetery in Roxobel, NC, with Rev. Dr. Dave Rimel officiating.


The family will visit with friends at the cemetery following the graveside.


Flowers are welcome however memorial contributions may be made directly to the Sandy Run Baptist Church, PO Box 95, Roxobel, NC 27872 or online by clicking here


Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service of Rich Square is handling the arrangements for the Early family and online condolences can be directed to the family by visiting

Service Information

Service Information

Date: Thursday, March 23, 2017

Time: 2:00 pm


Roxobel-Kelford Cemetery in Roxobel, North Carolina

Cemetery Road
Roxobel, NC 27872

The family will receive friends at the cemetery following the graveside service. Rev. Dr. Dave Rimel will be officiating the service.

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