2009-09-17 / Obituaries


Gayle Woodward

Woodward Woodward Services for Gayle Woodward, 79, of Forney, Texas were held at noon, September 16, 2009 at New Hope Methodist Church, Brownsboro, TX, with Rev. Gary White officiating, under the direction of Eubank Funeral Home, Canton.

Burial was in New Hope Cemetery, Brownsboro, Texas.

He passed away September 13, 2009 in Terrell, Texas.

Mr. Woodward was born December 26, 1929 in Chandler, TX, to O.T. Woodward and Ethel Lizzie Jackson Woodward.

He served in the Navy during the Korean War. He worked in the oil and gas industry most of his life and enjoyed traveling all over the world with his job. He loved all kinds of sports.

Surviving are Wife, Antera Woodward of Montgomery, AL; Daughter, Melany Hansen of Wills Point, TX, Daughter and Son-in-law, Rhonda Gayle and Lowell Wylie of Forney, TX; Sister, Iola and Myron Fougeron of Kearney, NE; 3 Granddaughters: Brandi Parmer, Tara Parmer and Krista Richards; and 2 Great-Granddaughters: Skylar Nipp and Kalli Nipp.

Gayle was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Loyd Valin Woodward.

Honorary Pallbearers were Derl Adair, Chester Jackson, Paul Boles, Arland Boles, Pete Chapman and Jerry Chapman.

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