Lebanon Reporter


May 13, 2014

Howard E. Woodrum

Howard Eugene Woodrum, born July 23, 1918, in Indiana, to James Edward Woodrum and Viola Phillips Woodrum, passed away on May 12, 2014. Howard married Eva Isabelle Walter on March 10, 1950, in North Salem. She preceded him in death in 2011.

He was a lifelong farmer in Boone and Hendricks counties, retiring in 1982. He worked as a janitor at the Pittsboro Elementary, Pittsboro, during the 1980s.

Survivors are sons, Ronald (Cindy) Woodrum of Beaver Dam, Ky., and James L. (Robin) Woodrum of Lizton; a daughter, Janet Woodrum of Lizton; four grandsons; three granddaughters; six great-grandchildren; sister-in-laws, Marilyn Walter Gossett of Greenfield and Shirley Walter of Danville; and numerous nieces and nephews.

In addition to his wife and parents, six sisters preceded him in death.

Family and friends will gather from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday, May 15, at the Porter Funeral Home, 315 W. Main St., Jamestown. Services will follow at 2 p.m. at the funeral home. Howard will be laid to rest in the Lizton K of P Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 5635 W. 96th Street, Suite 100, Indianapolis, IN 46278.

Online condolences may be made at www.porterfuneralhome.us.

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