P.O. Box 506, 943 Highway 425 North, Monticello, AR71655

Lillie B. Woodard Wherry
July 8, 1931 - September 8, 2021

Lillie B. Woodard Wherry

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Mrs. Lillie B Woodard Wherry was preceded in death June 19, 2021, by her Matrimonial Vowed Through Thickness and Thin & Her Forsaken all others, beloved husband, for a miraculous 73 Years, Julius ''Buddy Boy'' Wherry (The Great Provider & Good Samaritan Replication to family & the needy ).
Her parents, the late John and Evelena Ashford Woodard;
Two sisters, Bernice Woodard AND Narvell Woodard Reed ( Of Chicago, IL );
Five brothers, Morris, Curtis, Billy Joe & Lonnie Woodard (Monticello, Arkansas ) and Retired 1ST Sergent United States Army Clifton Woodard (Fort Hood, Texas). She is survived by one sister, Johnnie Mae Woodard Thomas (via El Paso Texas & Greenville, South Carolina ) now Dermott, Arkansas with Spouse Retired United States Army 1st Sergeant and Retired Baptist Pastor Rufus Thomas Jr.
The only Son of the 73 Years Matrimonial Union, Retired Mid-South USA Senior Marketing Research Analyst and 46TH Gubernatorial Administration State Employee, Dr. Sam Wherry Ph.D. /M.B.A. and his Par Excellent Accomplished Spouse Retired Corporate Fashion/Design Auditor via St. Louis, Missouri, Dorothy Williams Wherry.
Two Grandchildren of the Union, Antonio 'Tony'' Wherry and Spouse Latrice Williams Werry & Great Grands, United States Navy E3 Courtney Wherry Pensacola, FL & Corrine Wherry OF Lewisville, Texas; and Grandson Reggie Darnell Wherry & Granddaughter Lakedria Chavis Morning Show Producer NBC Chicago, Illinois & Kaden & Zaden Ridgell of Bryant Arkansas.
Lillie B Wherry from her Adolescent Years of the 2nd Quarter 20th Century 1930's and 1940's via the Great Depression began working BY AGE 14 in domestic housekeeping, and the middle 1960's via Freedom of Choice Integration Era began 30 plus years career with Burlington Industries, very active and unconditional allegiance to the Monticello, Arkansas Junior Women's Civic Club and Par Excellent Food Preparation, homemaker and like her spouse, a good samaritan replica family and community particularly children.
Lillie B Wherry though unfortunate for Advanced Education Certification did not allow those barriers in the preparatory of her only sibling, Sam Wherry; and reached out to her sIster's in Chicago and El Paso, TX for her son to travel each summer wherein El Paso, Texas, Rufus and Johnnie Mae Thomas culturally enriched Sam into Domestic 1st World Culture; and in Chicago, Calvin and Narvell Reed ushered Adolescent Sam in the Union Workforce; and The Chicago Summer Basketball 🏀 League; and The 1st World Culture of The Nation's 2nd Greatest Metropolis accelerated preparatory for success at the University of Chicago. Academically both Julius and Lillie B Wherry limited, in full agreement and support of Albert M. Williams and Carrie Williams Mentor and their only sibling in the Par Excellent direction that produced all of the Williams siblings and students who adhered to their Agape Loving Caring Membership and extended Parenting and Socioeconomic Sacrificial Community Service Initiatives; and her demand for unconditional church attendance; unconditional no allegiance to Non-Principle Godly Socio Groups that realistically positioned her only sibling in 1969 receive and accepting the call into the Ministry; and the same year her husband's Confessions, Repentance Conversion, Baptism and joined the Pilgrim Rest African Methodist Episcopal Church 52 years ago.
Lillie B Wherry from age 14 via Gethsemane Baptist Church joined the then Historic Morning Star Baptist Church, where she unconditionally without any mental reservation, conviction allegiance thereof 77 Years, and her greatest the dismantled Historic Agape Loving Missionary Pastoral Caregiving Ministries Established in the 30's through Mid-60's by the late Rev. W.H. King; and then Mid-60's till the dawn of the 21st Century the chosen Par Excellent accomplished Reverend Dr. T.S. Skipper and the closing evening of life sought, requesting and broken spirit disappointments and chronic illness sent both Lillie B Wherry and Agape Loving Caregiver Daughter in Law Dorothy Wherry prayers were answered and God through Jesus Christ sent a Positive Plus Good Samaritan Replica, Dr. Jonathan Curtis the Par Excellent, Proficient Pastor Historic Southern Baptist Convention's, First Baptist Church Pleasant Valley Drive, Little Rock, Arkansas that returned that much-needed anticipation and hope in the Final Chapter of one outstanding monumental forsaken all others matrimonial and morality mortality life that with daughter in law and in-house caregiver, Dorothy Williams Wherry and Arkansas Hospice RN witnessed the passing transition from mortality into immortality for a much anticipated triumphant entry into the Kingdom of Heaven with El Shaddai, The Almighty God and King '' Jesus Christ.
Heaven cannot but be smiling upon this triumphant entry of this outstanding woman of honor, integrity, and fruitful parenting and service achievement of multiplying the Earth for King Jesus Christ.

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Monday, September 13, 2021
from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.
Stephenson-Dearman Funeral Home
943 Highway 425 North
Monticello, AR  71655
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Funeral Service
Tuesday, September 14, 2021
at 11:00 a.m.
Stephenson-Dearman Funeral Home
943 Highway 425 North
Monticello, AR  71657
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Union Ridge Cemetery
Midway Rt Rd
Monticello, AR  71655
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  1. Bob & Teresa Stark
    Sam & Family,
    My sympathy is extended to you and yours in the passing of your mother. May God comfort each of you through this time of adjustment.
  2. Leveta S. Davis
    My condolences to the family. God has received a beautiful spirited woman,into his kingdom. For I've know Mrs Lillie ever since I was a child. Warm Smile never changed . Rest well, Mrs Lillie B.
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