Sarah Woodford
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Funeral Service

10:30 am
Monday, March 4, 2019
Philippi Presbyterian Church
Main and Bosworth St.
Philippi, West Virginia, United States

Obituary of Sarah Elizabeth Woodford

Sarah Elizabeth (Harr) Woodford, 94, born on July 30th, 1924, formerly of Philippi,  WV, she was the daughter of the late Ole & Pauline (Harper) Harr, passed away on Tuesday, February 26, 2019.

Beloved wife of the late Lester D. Woodford.  Loving mother of Susan (Louis) Rocchini of Oakmont, PA, Melinda “Mendy" Scholl of Littlestown, PA, Son-in-Law Philip Scholl of Hanover, PA, and the late the late Nancy (Woodford) Williams.

Mrs. Woodford was blessed with 5 grandchildren, Lou (Allison) Rocchini, Anne (Christian) Gocke, Kristen (Ryan) Willett, Stephanie (Jonathon) Gordon, and Nicholas Scholl. She is also survived by two step grandchildren, Blake (Amy) Williams and Adam (Michelle) Williams and  9 Great-Grandchildren Ben, Clare, Finn, Sophia, Hannah, Sawyer, Addison,  James, and Lily.

Sarah was preceded in death by her 3 brothers Bayard, Wayne and Pete Harr.

Mrs. Woodford was raised in Davis, WV; graduated from Warwood High School,  Wheeling, WV and was a graduate of Berea College. Though she started her career as a Registered Nurse in several local hospitals, she served Philippi Elementary School as their School Nurse and as a volunteer for 35 years.  The children, faculty and staff were always a true joy in her life.

Sarah was a member and former elder of The Philippi Presbyterian Church, Philippi Garden Club, and The Eastern Star of Clarksburg, WV.

She was an avid reader, loved music & to sing, and was the ultimate Jeopardy & Game Show Network fan.



Funeral Services will be held on Monday March 4, 2019 in the Philippi Presbyterian Church 26 Bosworth St. at 10:30 am with Rev. Dr. Danny Franke officiating.  Interment will in Mary's Chapel Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Philippi Public Library, 91 S. Main St. Philippi, WV 26416.


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