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Catherine “Kim” Taylor Woodard, age 65 of Elizabethton, passed away unexpectedly at Sycamore Shoals Hospital, Saturday, November 12, 2011. A native of Cass, West Virginia, she was a daughter of Elva Turner, Painesville, OH, and the late Shurlin F. Lambert. She was a Pharmacy Technician at Sycamore Shoals Hospital and a member of New Liberty Free Will Baptist Church. She was also a graduate of Riverside High School, Painesville, OH. In addition to her father, she was preceded in death by her first husband, Jerry H. “Mull” Taylor and a sister, Nellie Blizzard.
Other survivors include her husband, John Woodard, Elizabethton; two daughters, Melissa Taylor Fahnle and her husband, Jason, Greenville, SC, Christel Taylor Zajbel and her husband, Jim, West Chester, OH; four grandchildren, Leslie Bishop Powell, Minot, ND, Eric Zajbel, West Chester, OH, Laura Zajbel, West Chester, OH, Zachery Fahnle, Greeneville, SC; one brother, Fred Lambert and his wife, Doreen, Justin, TX, four sisters, Shirley Ochovsky, Painesville, OH, Virginia Etter, Madison, OH, Vickie Chinchar, Mentor, OH, Karen Sims, FL. Several nieces and nephews and several great nieces and great nephews also survive.
The funeral service for Mrs. Woodard will be conducted at 7 PM, Wednesday, November 16, 2011 in the Chapel of Peace at Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton with Rev. Dennis Wilson officiating. The family will receive friends in the funeral home chapel on Wednesday, from 5 PM until 7 PM prior to the service. The graveside service and interment will be conducted at 11:00 AM, Thursday, November 17, 2011 in the Grindstaff Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be Jason Fahnle, Jim Zajbel, Eric Zajbel, Greg Powell, Tony Trivette and Ben Smith. Those who wish to attend the graveside service are ask to meet at the funeral home on Thursday, November 17 at 10:15 AM to go in procession to the cemetery. Online condolences may be sent to the family by visiting and signing the guest book or by fax 423 542-9499. Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton is serving the family. Office 423 542-2232, obituary line 543-4917.