Mildred Evelene Barker Woodard

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Mildred Evelene Barker Woodard, 70, of the Alarka Community, went home to be with Jesus, on Monday, March 20, 2017, while surrounded by her loving family.

She was a loving wife, mother and Nanny to her family. Her joy in life was spending time with those she loved.

Mildred was preceded in death by her mother, Jessie Lee Barker, her father, Troy Lee Barker, her sister, Wanda Jenkins, and three brothers, Winfred, Fred, and Arvil Barker.

Mildred is survived by her husband Frelin, they were married 52 years, 10 months and five days. Her daughters are Freda Jordan (Rob), Cindy Cochran (Mike), and her son is Bryant Woodard. Also, her pride and joy were her grandchildren Matthew Cochran, Kyle Cochran, Seth Woodard, Abigail Jordan and Abraham Jordan. In addition, she is survived by two brothers Ronnie (Opal) and Doyle Barker.

Visitation was at 1:00 p.m. on Friday, March 24, 2017 at Crisp Funeral Home, with the Memorial Service to follow. Reverend Douglas Ball and Jim Frady officiated the service.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to “Haywood Hospice” in memory of Mildred Woodard, 127 Sunset Ridge Rd., Clyde, NC  28721.

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Bryson City, NC 28713 
Phone: 828-488-2189
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