December 23, 2018
Date of Service: December 29, 2018
Interment Location: Dogwood Section
Rachel (Ray) Woodby, dear wife, mother and grandmother of Elizabethton, entered the presence of her loving savior on Sunday, December 23, 2018 at Sycamore Shoals Hospital following a brief illness. She was born in Belfast, Northern Ireland and grew up in England before marrying U.S. Airman Van Woodby. They lived in several states and overseas with the Air Force before settling in Elizabethton. Rachel worked at Kress & TG&Y stores. She was preceded in death by her parents: Robert & Martha Anderson, her sister: Lily Owen and niece Lisa Light all of England. She was a former member of First United Methodist Church and was presently a member of West Side Christian Church.
Survivors include her husband: Van Woodby; Her sons: Glenn Woodby and Garren Woodby & wife Penny, a granddaughter: Grace Woodby. Survivors in the U.K. include Mike Owen and family and the Light family.
A simple private family service will be conducted at Happy Valley Memorial Park with Dr. Greg Key officiating. The family would like to thank the ICU Staff at Sycamore Shoals Hospital for their compassion and care. In lieu of flowers, friends may wish to make donations to the west Side Christian Church Van Fund, 1307 West G Street, Elizabethton, Tn. 37643 or any charity of their choice. Condolences may be sent to the family at our web-site www.memorialfcelizabethton.com.
Memorial Funeral Chapel is serving the Woodby family