Audrey Arlene Woolard

September 5, 1929 - April 11, 2024
Audrey Arlene Woolard

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Audrey Arlene Woolard, born on September 5, 1929, peacefully passed away on April 11, 2024, in Washington, NC, at the age of 94. Audrey dedicated her life to hard work and cherished moments with loved ones.

Audrey’s career included time at Sampson Shirt Factory and later years spent at Twice as Nice in Downtown Washington. She found joy in tending to her flower garden, hunting for treasures at yard sales, and simply being in the company of others. Audrey was a proud member of Woodman of the World, where she distributed over 200 Christian and American Flags during her membership.

Audrey was preceded in death by her husband, Jesse Moye Woolard, her father John B Whichard, mother Cassie Whichard, sons Garland and Jesse Woolard Jr., and her sisters Opal J Cherry, Clara H Williams, and Joan W Gray.

She is survived by her two sons, Clarence T (Sherlyn) Woolard and Donnie E Woolard of Washington, NC, her sister Judy Fulford, her brothers Jimmy W Whichard and Mitchell K Whichard, three grandsons Troy A Woolard, Michael Woolard, Jesse M Woolard, and granddaughters Frances W Miller and Karrie Collins.

Funeral services for Audrey will be held at 12pm on Saturday, April 13, 2024, at Joseph B. Paul Jr. Funeral Service, with visitation starting at 11am. Following the service, a committal will take place at Oakdale Cemetery in Washington, NC.

Joseph B. Paul Jr. Funeral Services are honored to be serving the Woolard family during this difficult time. May Audrey Arlene Woolard rest in peace.

Flowers are welcome, memorial donations may be made to Gentiva Hospice of Washington, NC by clicking HERE.

Funeral Service

Saturday, April 13, 2024
12:00 PM

Joseph B. Paul, Jr. Funeral Service - Directions
4500 US Highway 264 East
Washington, NC 27889

Visiting Hours

Joseph B. Paul Jr. Funeral Service - Directions
4500 Hwy 264 E Washington, NC 27889
  • Saturday, April 13, 2024
  • 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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  • April 15, 2024
    Carla Toomey says:
    She was such a sweet lady! Always so kind and giving. I will miss seeing her at Twice as Nice. Heaven gained an angel with Ms. Audrey.

  • April 15, 2024
    Kathy Adams says:
    Donnie, Thoughts and prayers! Sorry to hear of your Mom’s passing. Kathy Adams

  • April 13, 2024
    Johnny Woolard says:
    Sorry to hear about Ms. Audrey , may each of you cherish the memories you have of her. May the Lord comfort each of you in the days and weeks to come.

  • April 12, 2024
    Jennifer Jefferson says:
    Never a sweeter person to walk this earth, I will miss seeing you downtown but know you are having a blessed reunion with Jesse. This earth will not be the same without your grace.

  • April 12, 2024
    Sarah Hodges Stalls says:
    It was my good fortune to interact with Mrs Audrey all my years at Beaufort County Schools where she kept us in flags. From that I gained a precious new friend. Prayers for all.

  • April 12, 2024
    Kay Phillips says:
    Mrs Woolard was such a kind , sweet , Christian lady. She always had a smile and put a smile on everyone's face. She will be missed. Such a pleasure to know her as a friend.

  • April 12, 2024
    Lisa Waters says:
    She was one very special, loved lady. To know her, was to love her. Thoughts and prayers with her family.

  • April 11, 2024
    Teresa Rowe says:
    Ms Woolard was the kindest person I have ever met. She will be greatly missed .

  • April 11, 2024
    Robert and Fonda Gautier says:
    Our thoughts and prayers are being lifted for all of her family. May God continue to provide you peace and comfort. She was a very special lady and will be deeply missed by all that loved her.❣️

  • April 11, 2024
    Marilyn Willard Hale says:
    I am so sorry to learn about Audrey's passing. May God bless and comfort all of her family as only He can is my prayer