Charleen Woodyard


NEWMAN – Charleen Woodyard, 94, of Hume, passed away at 3:50 p.m. Wednesday, April 17, 2019, at her residence in Hume.

A funeral service is 2 p.m. Saturday, April 20, at the Joines Funeral Home, Newman, with Marvin Smith officiating. Burial is in Young America Cemetery, north of Hume. Visitation is from 1 p.m. until the service time Saturday at the funeral home.

Mrs. Woodyard was born Aug. 31, 1924, at Hume, a daughter of the late Charles and Jessie Starkey Hollingsworth.  

She is survived by two daughters, Sharon (Harold) Titus, Cumming, Ga., and Rita (Ray) Yates, Dawsonville, Ga.; five grandchildren, Shane Baugh, Jamie Sexton, Shaun Titus, Dawn Kimbarl and Justin Yates; two step-grandchildren, Shane Yates and Amy Linnabary; and 10 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by three brothers, Howard Hollingsworth, Jay Acklen and Nye Acklen.

Mrs. Woodyard was a life long resident of Hume. She was an avid Cubs fan and her hobbies included gardening, fishing, camping and crafts.

The family expresses gratitude to Cassie Rich of Sarah Bush Lincoln Hospice for the kindness and care shown to their mother during her final days.

Memorial donations may be made to Sarah Bush Lincoln Hospice.