DEXTER -- Mary Joann Woodard, 48, died April 23, 2005, at Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center in Poplar Bluff.
Born June 13, 1956, in Brushy Knob, daughter of the late Eugene and Letha Metcalf Elliott, she had been a resident of the Springfield area for many years. In 1995 she moved to Dexter where she was employed at Tyson Foods and was a member of the Lighthouse Christian Center.
On Feb. 2, 2001, at Dexter, she married Paul Woodard who survives of the home.
Survivors include: two daughters, Jennifer Calhoun of Houston and Tracy Rayburn of Wappapello; five brothers, Don Elliott of Mansfield, Kenneth Elliott of Norwood, Roy Elliott of Poplar Bluff, Dwight Elliott of Oakwood, Ga., and Richard Elliott of Ava; two sisters, Virginia Bell of Mount Grove and Juanita Harwell of Poplar Bluff; and three grandchildren.
Visitation is from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Watkins and Sons Funeral Home in Dexter where services are scheduled for 10 a.m. Thursday with John Ruddick of Bloomfield officiating.
Burial will be at a later date in the Evansdale Cemetery at Evans.