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Shirley 'Mary-Clare' Woodard

June 30, 2000 — May 25, 2019

Hoboken - Shirley Mary-Clare Woodard, 18, of Hoboken passed away Saturday afternoon (May 25, 2019) at Memorial Health University in Savannah after an extended illness.

Born in Jacksonville, FL her parents are A.W. “Dub” Woodard, Jr. of Waycross and Tammy Marie Spradley Woodard of Hoboken. She is preceded in death by her maternal grandfather, Roger Williams; and her paternal grandmother, Shirley Woodard.

Mary-Clare attended Effingham High School and was a member of Kingdom Living Empowerment Ministry. She loved her dog, being outside, going to church, and listening to music.

She is survived by her father, A.W. “Dub” Woodard of Waycross; her mother and stepfather, Tammy & Jim Woodard of Hoboken; 5 sisters, Jenna Woodard of Jesup, Mollie Woodard of Valdosta, her triplet sisters, Emily Woodard of Hoboken and Jessica Woodard of Waycross, and Cammy Woodard of Hoboken; a brother, Mitch Woodard of Hoboken; maternal grandparents, Iris Marie Williams of Waycross and Wayne & Merlene Spradley of Blackshear; paternal grandfather, A.W. Woodard of Waycross; her aunt, Angela W. Pitts (Rickey), of Waycross; her caregivers, Bessie & Willie Adams of Newington, GA; her nanny, Rachel Littlejohn (Thomas); special friend, Lillian McDaniels; and also several cousins and other relatives.

Visitation will be held Tuesday evening (May 28, 2019) from 6pm -8pm at Frye Funeral Home, Nahunta.

A funeral service will be held Wednesday afternoon (May 29, 2019) 2PM at the chapel of Frye Funeral Home with Apostle Dr. Melanie Sheppard officiating.

Burial will be in Greenlawn Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Avery Doran, Chuck Woodard, Jason Woodard, Keith Johnson, and Chad Anderson.

Arrangements are with Frye Funeral Home, Nahunta.

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