January 23, 1949 – October 16, 2020
Mrs. Barbara Jo W. Woolard, age 71, a resident of Washington, passed away Friday October 16, 2020 at her home.
Graveside services will be 3:00 pm Monday October 19, 2020 at Pamlico Memorial Gardens and will be conducted by Rev. Lee Hendricks. Macon Sullivan, Randy Jackson, EJ Paszt, James Williams, Andy Walter and Joe Hodges will serve as pallbearers.
Mrs. Woolard was born January 23, 1949 in Ripley, Mississippi to the late Orbert Knight Woolard and Thara Grace Richardson Woolard. She was a 1967 graduate of Bath High School and received her Associates degree in Office Systems Technology from Beaufort County Community College. On October 20, 1973 she married Ricky Lane Woolard who survives. She retired as a purchaser with National Spinning after 28 years of service and retired as the Accounting Director with the Washington Housing Authority after 10 years of service.
Survivors include her husband of the home, Ricky L. Woolard, her son, Robby McKinney and wife Marie of Washington, her daughter, Kristi Simmons and husband Chris of Greenville, three grandchildren, Aaron McKinney, Drew McKinney, Taylor Simmons, great grandchild, Brody McKinney, one sister, Cathy Taylor and husband Joey of Washington and one brother, Danny Woolard and wife Jo of Washington. She was preceded in death by one sister, Linda Freese and one brother, Randy Woolard.
The family will receive friends from 5:00 pm until 7:00 pm Sunday October 18, 2020 at Paul Funeral Home & Crematory of Washington.
Flowers are welcome or memorials may be made to the Caring Christian Carpenters, P.O. Box 715, Washington, NC 27889.
You may address condolences to the family by visiting www.paulfuneralhome.com.
Paul Funeral Home & Crematory of Washington is honored to serve the Woolard family.
Monday, October 19
Pamlico Memorial Gardens
161 Avon Ave.
Washington, NC 27889