Joann Woodyard Riddle, a native of Foley, AL, was born on September 12, 1943. Loved and cared for by her mothers, Sarah Bettis, Callie Mae and father, John Woodyard. As a child, she joined Southside Baptist Church and accepted Christ. Joann had a smile that would light any room and heart of gold. She enjoyed spending time with her family and friends, traveling, and she welcomed everyone with open arms. She married her late husband, Louis Riddle in 1971. She was preceded in death by her son, Kenny Woodyard, grandchildren, Louis “LD” Riddle and Carlos Woodyard, and her brother, Sullivan “Pee Wee” Hunter. Joann Riddle leaves to cherish with her memories her devoted children, Barry Woodyard, Tony Woodyard, Carl (Jemecia) Woodyard, and Ladonya (Terry) Merrell, Carl Williams, Rickie Cloy, Lucy Edwards, Yvette Embry, Janice Zimmerman, Shirley Riddle, Adrian (Rosie) Jackson; grandchildren, Talika (Joshua), Nicole (Micheal), Carlin, Maya, Titania (Fredrick), Dearius, Dominic, Carmen, and Carliah; great grandchildren: Stori, Joshua Jr., Giselle, Ja’Haven, Noah, Graison, Tynashia, and Fredayshia; siblings, Ulysis Roof, Ronnie (Sue) Bettis, and Regina Bettis; godson, Jake ( Ardie) Thomas; devoted cousins Sherry Ann, Crystal, Angela, Stella, Edna, Prentisteen, Helena Thompson,Gene Knight, and Reginald Phillips; special friends, Carlton Autry, Helen Jones, Marie Cloy; a host of nieces, (devoted) Shirley Wallace, nephews, (devoted) Johnny Wallace, other relatives, and friends.
Funeral Service: South Side Baptist Church 323 Foley, AL 36535
Viewing Aug 15th, 2020 @ 11-1 pm and Funeral Service Aug 15th, 2020 @ 1:00 pm
Cemetery: South Side Cemetery AKA Beulah Heights Cemetery
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