Ezekiel Woodberry Obituary

Ezekiel  Woodberry
Ezekiel Woodberry

January 1, 1932 - November 25, 2008
Resided in Florence, SC
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Ezekiel Woodberry departed this life on Tuesday, November 25, 2008. He was one of ten children of the late Walter Woodberry and Mary Brantley Woodberry,

He was educated in the Marion County Public School System and graduated from Johnakin High School in Marion, SC.

"Zeke", as he was affectionately called, served two years in the United Stated Army. He received the National Defense Service Medal, Army of Occupational Medal (Germany) and Good Conduct Medal.

"Zeke" married Williemae Crawford in July 1959. They moved to Boston, Massachusetts where they lived for 45 years before returning to Florence, SC. He worked for Stop & Shop Bakery for 25 years and subsequently became self employed where he sanded and refinished hardwood floors and installed carpet.

"Zeke" leaves to mourn his death: his wife of 49 years, Mrs. Williemae C. Woodberry; a daughter, Mrs. Sharon Cochran Grice of Marion, SC; three sons, Gregory, Geoffrey and Walter Wayne Woodberry of Boston, Massachusetts; eight grandchildren; Gregory Lamar Woodberry, Shadeshia Adams, Lakear Cromartie, Kymira Woodberry, Geoffrey Ezekiel Woodberry, Marcus Grice, Leah Grant, and Mikayla Woodberry; two sisters, Ms. Lola Woodberry of Philadelphia, PA, and Mrs. Dorothy Hicks of Fort Valley, GA; three aunts, Mrs. Venus Davis, Louvenia Woodberry and Mollie Woodberry all of Marion, SC; and a host of nieces, nephews, caring relatives and friends.


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Ideal Funeral Parlor Chapel
106 E. Darlington Street
Florence, SC US 29506
Saturday, November 29, 2008
4:00 PM
Florence National Cemetery
803 E. National Cemetery Road
Florence, SC US 29506
Monday, December 1, 2008
12:00 PM