July 10, 1925 - April 22, 2021
Conway, SC Mrs. Vivian "Woodie" Woodward, 95, passed away April 22, 2021 at her home, surrounded by her loving family. Woodie was born in Selma, NC to Edward Oeland and Ora Haley Wood July 10, 1925. At an early age her family moved to Denmark, SC, where she attended school through eleven grades. After graduation she worked for two years as a secretary for American Telephone and Telegraph Co. In 1944 she attended Winthrop College, graduated in 1948, then came to Conway to teach Physical Education and coach the High School Girl's Basketball team for three years. She always felt that every girl she ever taught or coached were her girls. In 1949 she and William B. Woodward, an Air Force pilot, were married and several years later began a life of moving from base to base. Traveling with their parents were son, William B. Woodward, Jr. (Bill) and daughter Barbara Jeanne. After many years the family came back to Conway to retire and make their home once again. At this time, Woodie returned to teaching, but as a Science teacher for eight years. She was predeceased by her husband of 64 years, three brothers and one sister. She is survived by her son, Bill Woodward (Marie) of North Myrtle Beach and her daughter, Jeanne Fisher (Larry) of Conway; her grandchildren, Dr. Kristy Rollins of Columbia, SC and Laurie Rollins of Conway; her great-granddaughter, Olivia G. Fowler; her sister, Barbara Stilley of Conway; and many nieces and nephews whom she loved dearly. Funeral Services will be held at 3:00PM Sunday, April 25, 2021 at First United Methodist Church of Conway, officiated by Rev. Kyle Randle. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service in the church courtyard. Burial will follow at Lakeside Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to First United Methodist Church, 1001 5th Avenue, Conway, SC 29526. Please observe social distancing and wearing of face coverings. Please sign the online guest register at www.goldfinchfuneralhome.com Goldfinch Funeral Home, Conway Chapel, is serving the family.
Conway, SC Mrs. Vivian "Woodie" Woodward, 95, passed away April 22, 2021 at her home, surrounded by her loving family. Woodie was born in Selma, NC to Edward Oeland and Ora Haley Wood July 10, 1925. At an early age her family moved to... View Obituary & Service Information
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