Woodard, Eileen

D. Eileen Woodard, 93, of Fayette, Ohio, died Aug. 1, 2014, at Fulton Manor in Wauseon, Ohio.

She was born Aug. 18, 1920, in Fayette, to the late John and Vena (Keith) Mattern. She married Herbert M. Woodard on Dec. 3, 1939, in Fayette, and he preceded her in death Aug. 6, 1979.

Eileen and her husband, Herb, owned and operated the former “Fayette Review” newspaper for many years. Eileen was a member of the Fayette United Methodist Church.

She is survived by two daughters, Janis (and Roy) Ferguson of Fayette, and Jean Skelton of Memphis, Tenn.; four grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

A private graveside service is planned at the Pleasant View Union Cemetery in Fayette. There will be no calling hours.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to the Fayette United Methodist Church or the Gorham-Fayette Fire Department

Arrangements were made with Eagle Funeral Home-Barrett Chapel in Fayette.