Mrs. Woodard was born on February 6, 1918 in Tift County and was the daughter of Henry F. Driggers and Alma Godbolt Driggers, both deceased. She was also preceded in death by her husband, John Allen Woodard; one brother, Arthur Driggers; and two sisters, Paulene Barfield and Inez Braswell. She was a homemaker and a member of Tifton's First Assembly of God, where she served as the Sunday School secretary. She had lived in Tifton all of her life.
Mrs. Woodard is survived by her niece, Peggy Hatley, and her children, Micheale Johnson, Michael Sorensen and Margaret Sorensen.