WOODYARD (VETERAN CSA), JOHN PRESLEY - Benton County, Arkansas | JOHN PRESLEY WOODYARD (VETERAN CSA) - Arkansas Gravestone Photos

John Presley WOODYARD (VETERAN CSA)

Buttram Chapel Cemetery
Benton County,
Arkansas

LIEUTENANT
Company G 20 Virginia Cavalry
Civil War Confederate
1840 - October 13, 1926

*Obituary
Rogers Democrat
Thursday, October 28, 1926

John Presley Woodyard was born in Parkersburg, West Virginia in 1840. Died at the home of his daughter, Mrs. W.P. Mayfield, on Pea Ridge October 13, 1926 in the 87th year of his life. Was married to Hattie E. Lewis in Lafayette Co., Mo., 1869. She departed this life in 1887. He moved to Kansas in 1870; to Arkansas in 1885. He joined the M.E. Church, South, 1925. He is survived by three children: Thomas Woodyard of Shreveport, La.; Mrs. Clarence Board of Galena, Kansas and Mrs. W.P. Mayfield of Garfield, Ark. Also by three granddaughters, one granddaughter and an only grandson having preceded him. He was a Confederate veteran and belonged to the army of the Shenandoah. He was a man of very excellent character whose mind was stored with useful knowledge. All the neighbors, including the children, loved "Uncle John" Woodyard. Funeral services were held at Buttram Chapel by his pastor, W.E. Bishop. A short eulogy to his character was offered by J.H. Buttram. He has answered the last Roll Call and rests in the shade of the trees with his great commanders, Lee and Jackson. A Friend.

Contributed on 6/18/08 by judyfrog
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Submitted: 6/18/08 • Approved: 7/13/15 • Last Updated: 7/16/15 • R29641-G0-S3

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