WOODYARD, ELSIE DICKERSON, age 72, of Blacksburg died, Monday, November 9, 2009, at Montgomery Regional Hospital. She was born in Montgomery County, VA on April 24, 1937 to the late William Frank and Eliza Mae Caldwell. She was preceded in death by her husbands, Marvin Dickerson and Allan Woodyard; a daughter, Barbara Gillenwater; one sister and three brothers. She is survived by her sons and daughters-in-law, Ronald Dickerson (Debbie Nance) of Pearisburg, Jimmy Dickerson (Melanie Collins) of Christiansburg; daughters and sons-in-law, Doris Dickerson (Lee Cochran) of Christiansburg, Susan Higgs (Ron) of Blacksburg; grandchildren, Greg and Jamie, Shannon and Wayne, Candice; great-grandchildren, Ayden, Austin, Kaitlynn; brother and sister-in-law, Saford and Elsie Caldwell of Long Shop; sisters, Shirley Sheppard of Long Shop, Joan Collins of Georgia, Mary Frances Dickerson of Blacksburg; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday, November 11, 2009 at 11:00 am in the McCoy Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Jube Burk officiating. Interment will follow in the Roselawn Memorial Gardens. Flowers will be appreciated or memorial contributions may be made to the charity of your choice.