Gary Edward Woodard

January 28, 2022

Gary Edward Woodard age 65, of Smithville, passed away Thursday January 27, 2022 at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. He was born December 14, 1956 to his late father Billy Edward Woodard and his mother Alta Sue Holmes Bains. In addition to his father he was preceded in death by brother, Barry Scott Woodard; grandparents, Casper Simon and Georgie Holmes; uncles, Sammy Holmes, Darrel Holmes and Eugene Whited. Mr. Woodard served in the United States Marines and worked with Barnes Plumbing for many years. He is survived by his wife of 18 years, Yovnne Marie Woodard of Smithville; mother, Alta Sue (Finis) Bains of Lebanon; mother-in-law, Lila Garrell of Smithville; children, Jeremy (Cassie) Woodard of Cookeville, Tommy (Amber) Woodard of Watertown, Mindy Woodard Johnson of Lebanon, Tonya Woodard Goodall of Lebanon, Stacee Giles (Robert Stills) of Smithville, Eric Bates (Tamara) of Smithville, Samuel Giles (Krisann Garmer) of Smithville, Kimberly Bates (Brian Todd) of Smithville, Bryan Scott Woodard of Smithville; brothers, Wayne (Kay) Woodard and Ernie Wood; 26 grandchildren; 1 great-grandchild; several special nieces and nephews. The family has honored Mr. Woodard request to be cremated. DeKalb Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.