Edna Faye Hill Woodby
Published 3:31 pm Friday, July 1, 2022
Edna Faye Hill Woodby, 75, Jonesborough, passed away Thursday, June 30, 2022, at Johnson City Medical Center. She was born October 17, 1946 in Roan Mountain to the late James and Sudie Whitehead Hill.
Edna was retired from Easy Painter of Boones Creek after 24-1/2 years. She loved feeding the birds, working in her garden, her flowers and cooking. She was a member of Hopson Chapel Free Will Baptist Church.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 47 years, George Kenneth Woodby, who passed away December 29, 2015; a son, Eric Woodby, who passed away February 24, 2022; and 11 brothers and sisters.
Survivors include her grandchildren, Sarah (Corey) Silvers, Kingsport, and Samuel A. (Amanda) Woodby, Watauga; 10 great-grandchildren, McKenna Woodby, Harper Woodby, Jackson Woodby, Garrott Woodby, Nathan Woodby, Leighton Woodby, Nicholas Woodby, Silas Silvers, Briar Silvers and Coraline Silvers; one sister, Lola (Edward) Johnson, Roan Mountain; and one brother, Burnie (Faye) Hill, Hampton. Several special nieces, nephews and cousins also survive.
Funeral services will be conducted at 3 p.m. Sunday, July 3, at Memorial Funeral Chapel with Pastor Jamie Hill and Pastor Ricky Simerly officiating. Interment will follow in the John Whitehead Cemetery, Hampton. Active pallbearers will be Samuel Woodby, Richard Barnett, Richard “Peanut” Barnett, Jerry Barnett, Bill Barnett, Garrott Woodby, Nathan Woodby, Ronnie Hill and Steve Franklin. Honorary pallbearer will be Burnie Hill. The family would like to express a special “Thank You” to Dr. Trevor Clarkson and the doctors and staff of ICU Second Floor, Johnson City Medical Center, friends and family. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 2 until 3 p.m. Sunday, prior to the service. Condolences may be sent to the family at our website, www.memorialfcelizabethton.com.
Memorial Funeral Chapel, 212 N. Main Street, Elizabethton, is serving the Woodby family.