News From Terre Haute, Indiana

August 24, 2013

Lou Jean Woodward


---- — Lou Jean Woodward, 89, of Terre Haute, passed from this life to her eternal home on Thursday, Aug. 22, 2013. She was born in Seelyville on Feb. 22, 1924, to Roy and Mina Taylor. Lou Jean was married to the love of her life, Maynard, for over 49 years until his death in 1996.

Lou Jean worked for more than 20 years before retiring from Columbia Records. She loved spending time with her family and friends, but most of all she loved spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Lou Jean is survived by two children, a daughter, Carol Wittenmyer of Terre Haute; and a son, Terry Woodward of Terre Haute; four grandchildren, Melissa Davis, Vickie Acklin, and Eric (Rachel) and Troy Woodward; 10 great-grandchildren; one sister, Marie Cordrey of Las Vegas; sister-in-law Margie Joslin and brother-in-law Dan Joslin of Florida; and sister-in-law Rosemary Melloy of Kentucky.

Lou Jean was preceded in death by her parents, husband Maynard, brother Albert Taylor and sister Ola Davis.

A funeral service will take place on Monday, Aug. 26,  at Roselawn Funeral Home, with visitation at 9 a.m and services at 10 a.m., with Pastor Jim Thurston officiating. Family and friends may offer words of support at: