Visitation will be held 4-8 PM Mon & Tues., the family present from 6-8 PM Tues. to greet friends at Vondel L. Smith & Sons Mortuary at South Lakes 4000 S. W. 119th OKC, OK 73173. Services to celebrate Nell’s home going will be held on Wednesday, March 20, 2019 at 10 AM in the Chapel of Southern Hills Baptist Church 8601 S. Penn OKC, OK. 73159
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Lonnie Jenell “Nell” Woodard achieved her life’s goal on Friday, March 15, as she left this earth & met her Lord & savior face to face. Nell was born May 25, 1931 to Loyd & Juanita Hornsby in Wellington, TX. In her early years she worked in retail as a window decorator in Dumas, TX & it was here in 1948 that she met William B. “Bill” Woodard.
They were married November 20, 1948. Nell was a homemaker & stay at home mom who loved to cook & sew. She was a lifelong servant of the Lord, working in her church & different mission related settings, Nell & Bill enjoyed years of traveling, not only in the U. S. but, other countries as well. They always found Christian ministries to involve themselves in. Nell is preceded in death by her husband Bill, her parents, & a sister Hattie Mae Kruger-Elliott.
She is survived by her three children: Rebecca Plumlee & husband Bruce;
William L. “Bill” Woodard & wife Ivy; Carl Woodard & wife Debbie;
Seven grandchildren: Andy Plumlee, Allison Woodard, Eric Woodard, Trent Woodard, Chad Woodard, Rachel Minnich & Rickey Dover. Seven great grandchildren: Chandler, Samantha, Dylan, Will, Libby, Hunter & Jacob & her brother, Calvin Hornsby & a host of family & friends. If you would like to honor Nell in a memorial, please do so to Texas Baptist Men’s Camp Builders or Reaching Souls International.