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Funeral service for Mr. Isaiah Woodberry will be conducted 1:00 PM Saturday, April 21, 2018 at St. Mark AME Church, 1532 Kingsburg Highway, Johnsonville, SC. Interment will follow in the church cemetery directed by Smith Funeral Home of Florence, LLC.

Isaiah the son of Mattie Davis Woodberry and the late Willie E. Woodberry was born August 27, 1957. He died Monday, April 16, 2018.

Isaiah was educated in Florence County Public School System and was a 1976 graduate of Hannah Pamplico High School.

Isaiah was employed with Wellman, Incorporated in Johnsonville, SC, Yale New Haven Hospital in New Haven, Ct. and New Haven Public School System where he retired.

Survivors include his mother, Mattie Davis Woodberry; four brothers, Efell Woodberry, Howard Davis, Ezekiel (Annie) Woodberry and Jerome (Monica) Woodberry; four sisters, Irene Rodriquez, Oneda (Michael) Stephens, Ila (Delonza) Hyman and Willie Woodberry; two sisters- in-law, Jeanette Woodberry and Donnie Woodberry; a special friend, Linda Benton; a host of nephews; nieces; cousins; friends; and his loyal caring loving pet dog “KING”.

The family will receive friends at 1018 Pitty Pat Dr., Florence

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  • Tuesday, April 17, 2018
    Our staff will continue to keep your family in our prayers. We thank you for allowing us to serve your family.
    ~ Smith Funeral Home of Florence
  • Wednesday, April 18, 2018
    My sympathy and prayers goes out to your entire family in your time of sorrow. May you all be Blessed.
    ~ Jerome Parker   Johnsonville, SC
  • Wednesday, April 18, 2018
    May you find comfort and strength in knowing that God loves you and he cares for you, through talking to God in prayer, and from God's Word, the Bible. Psalm 36:7 says: "How precious your loyal love is, O God! In the shadow of your wings, the sons of men take refuge". Nahum 1:7; God "is a stronghold in the day of distress, and is mindful of those seeking refuge in him". Please accept my sincere condolences. Always remember God loves you and he cares for you! (2 Corinthians 1:3,4; Isaiah 41:10,13)
    ~ Rachel Morton
  • Monday, April 23, 2018
    Our prays go out to Aunt Mattie and the family. Isaiah live in your hearts. He is just sleeping in the Master arms.
    ~ Linda & Roosevelt Grant   Blythewood, SC
  • Sunday, April 29, 2018
    We deeply feel for what you and the family are going through. At times, there isn't much that can soothe the pain this grief brings, but you may find some comfort in the words of Psalms 9:9 which reads: "Jehovah will become a secure refuge for the oppressed, A secure refuge in times of distress." Yes, our Loving God can help if we allow him to (1John 5:14). He also has made the SURE promise of a resurrection right here on earth, when it is restored to a Paradise (Acts 24:15; Psalms 37:9-11,29). No, not just a dream, but for a certainty he will do it, for Isaiah 55:11 shows us that everything he says, he accomplishes without fail. You can find out more online at JW.ORG
    ~ R&R Lopez
  • Sunday, April 29, 2018
    I am so sorry for the loss of your dear loved one. There is a very comforting scripture found at Isaiah 25:8. It says that soon Jehovah will swallow up death forever and that he will wipe away all of the tears. So we can look forward to a time when death will be done away with forever. I hope that this scripture can bring some comfort during this time.
    ~ Kayla P