Hertford M. Woolard

Published 6:35 pm Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Mr. Hertford Mitchell Woolard, age 89, passed away Tuesday, May 29, 2018, at his home.

Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Thursday, May 31, 2018, at Paul Funeral Home & Crematory of Washington and will be conducted by Marty Alligood. Burial will follow in Oakdale Cemetery. Marty Woolard, Ernie Everett, Preston Alligood, Roland Woolard, Walt Davis, Michael Lane Woolard, Phillip Woolard and Terry Woolard will serve as pallbearers. Dwain Woolard, Steve Woolard, Scotty Woolard and Britt Alligood will serve as honorary pallbearers.

Mr. Woolard was born Dec. 17, 1928, in Beaufort County to the late Howard and Lelia Gertrude Woolard. On March 17, 1950, he married Sallie Elizabeth Alligood, who preceded him in death on Nov. 27, 2016. He was a proud farmer for over 70 years of his life, many of the years working side by side with his wife. Mr. Woolard was a member of Rosemary Church of Christ.

Survivors include his son, Donnie Woolard and wife Margaret Ann, of Washington; two grandchildren, Martha Bragg Woolard, of Washington, Donnie “Blane” Woolard and special friend, Amber Smith, of Washington, and many special nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by seven brothers: Bonner Woolard, Charlie Woolard, Albert Woolard, Etheridge Woolard, Floyd Woolard, Spencer Woolard, Mayhew Woolard, and four sisters, Lucy Woolard, Gladys Woolard, Vernice Woolard and Silvaleen Woolard.

The family will receive friends at the home.

Flowers are welcome or memorials may be made to Rosemary Church of Christ, 5226 Slatestone Road, 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.