Mrs. Annie Woodward

August 22, 1951 ~ September 21, 2021 (age 70)


Mrs. Annie Woodward, age 70, of Covington formerly of Alexandria, Louisiana passed away Tuesday, September 21, 2021.  She was born in Rome, New York on August 22, 1951 to Raymond and Frances Carley who have preceded her in death.  Mrs. Woodward graduated high school in Rome and attended Belknap College in New Hampshire and West Liberty State College, WV where she earned a B.S. Degree in Medical Technology.

After graduation she moved to Florida where she became a lab manager at Ormond Hospital. She eventually moved to Edgewater, FL and met her husband-to-be. After marrying Dan, she moved to Louisiana to work for LSU Family Practice. Eventually she turned a hobby into a business serving as a travel agent. She retired from LSU and moved to Covington, GA in 2017 to be with her extended family.

Annie was a faithful Christian and a member of the Covington church of Christ. She was active in serving as a Bible school teacher as well. Annie enjoyed her friends and family and traveling and cruising. She was a loving wife, sister, aunt, and friend.   

Mrs. Woodward is survived by her husband of 24 years, Dan Woodward of Covington, her brothers and sisters-in-law; Michael Carley and his wife Joyce of DeBary, Florida, and Stephen Carley and his wife Gail of Greenville, South Carolina along with several nieces, nephews.

Her extended family became huge when she unofficially adopted Erin & Jason McIlvain as she lived with them in WV. Besides the McIlvains, she was a very dear member of the Woodward, Balgo, Thomas, Wilson & DeGarmo families. Mema counted Annie as her 4th child. Annie always looked forward to being with everyone for Thanksgiving. That was her family reunion.  

A memorial service will be held at Covington Church of Christ at a later date.  Location: 9441 Bypass Road, Covington, GA.  Obituary was lovingly prepared by Mrs. Woodward's family.  J.C. Harwell and Son Funeral Home, TE Davis Funeral Services, 2157 East Street, SE, Covington, GA  30014. 

As of April 8, 2021, Governor Brian Kemp has lifted the restrictions for large gatherings and other recommendations throughout Georgia.  However, we ask that you still be respectful of the family and others during this time. If you are sick, not feeling well, or have any symptoms of COVID 19, please do not attend the service or services.  If you feel the need to wear a mask, please do so.     

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