Mr. Mark James Woodard, 53, of 3804 Trace Drive, W. Wilson, NC passed away on Thursday, September 9, 2021, at Duke University Hospital of Durham, NC.
A graveside service is scheduled for 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, September 18, 2021, at Rest Haven Cemetery, 1717 Bishop L.N. Forbes St., Wilson, NC. Elder Teresa Dickens will officiate.
The public visitation is scheduled for Friday, September 17, 2021, from 3:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m., at Stevens Funeral Home.
Mr. Woodard was preceded in death by: his parents, John Thomas Woodard and Peggy Ann Mitchell Woodard; one brother, Robert Earl Woodard, his grandmother, Mildred Atkinson Barnes; one aunt, Claretta Boykin; a special nephew, Milton Mitchell, Jr.; and one sister-in-law, Phyllis Bynum Mitchell.
He leaves many memories to: his devoted and loving wife, Beverly Lane Woodard of the home; three sons, Terrance Varner of Wilson, NC, Marcus Varner of Raleigh, NC and Mark Woodard, Jr. of Greenville, NC; one daughter, Faith Woodard of the home; five sisters, Evangelist Alison Locus, Connie Woodard, Elder Teresa Dickens, and Mildred Woodard, all of Wilson, NC and Erica Hager (Russell) of Manassas, VA; five brothers, Milton Mitchell, Ronald Woodard (Rosaline), Tyrone Woodard (Francine), John Woodard (kischea) and Jermaine Roundtree (Tiffany), all of Wilson, NC; his grandfather, Wallace T.J. Barnes of Rochester, NY; three uncles, Joe Nobles of Raleigh, NC, H. B. Nobles of Snow Hill, NC and Dennis J. Woodard of Wilson, NC; four aunts, Bessie Lee Hardy, Bettie Jean Jackson and Nancy McArthur, all of Wilson, NC and Betsy N. Hardy (Donnie) of Hopewell, VA; a special bonus aunt, Georgia Hall of Wilson, NC; one sister-in-law, Shirley Woodard of Lucama, NC; his mother-in-law, Dorothy Lane; a special god-daughter, Tenekia Artis (Brandon) of Wilson, NC; a best friend who was like a brother, Roy Farmer, two additional special friends, Felecia Davis of Lucama, NC and Mother Kay Alston of Wilson, NC; and a host of other relatives and friends.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Stevens Funeral Home, 1820 Martin Luther King Jr. Pkwy., Wilson, NC
Condolences may be posted to www.stevensfamilyfuneralhome.com or faxed 252-991-5849.
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