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James Woodard

Mr. James "Hayward" Woodard, of 932 Southland Drive, died Monday, Dec. 29, 2008.

The funeral service will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Rose of Sharon Baptist Church, with the Rev. Donald Trent III officiating. Burial will be at Barber Memorial Cemetery.

Surviving are his wife, Lillie Powell Woodard; five sons, Jamal Woodard, Quinton Brice, Michael Powell, Willie Byers and Timothy Byers; three daughters, Hazel White, Angela Boyd and Mary Byers; 17 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; his brother, Tommy Dixon of Newark, N.J.; and his godmother, Mildred Jones.

Mr. Woodard may be viewed from 7 to 8 p.m. today at Robinson Funeral Home and from 11 a.m. until time of the service Saturday at the church. The family will receive friends at the home.