Mrs. Mary Eleanor Woodard-Drake

Published 5:00 pm Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Mrs. Mary Eleanor Woodard-Drake, age 75, of Greenville, passed away on October 20, 2019 at the Brightmoor Hospice in Griffin.  Mrs. Woodard-Drake was born on October 23, 1942 in Morganfield, Kentucky to the late Loren Martin Woodard and Jo Ella Jones Woodard.  She was an Attorney for the Federal Environmental Agency for many years before moving into other areas of Law.  Survivors include her daughter, Laura Elizabeth Drake-Witz and her husband Jeff; brother, Joseph Martin Woodard; grandchildren, Ellen Irene Witz and Charlie Rose Witz; extended family and friends.  Funeral services will be held on Thursday, October 24, 2019 at 6 p.m. at the Hunter Allen Myhand Chapel.  Family will receive friends beginning at 5 p.m. on Thursday until service hour.  Family graveside services will be held at the Dodge Grove Cemetery in Mattoon, Illinois.  Online condolences may be sent to the family at Hunter Allen Myhand, a Higgins Family Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.  706-884-5626