Louise "Petsey" West Woodward


Louise “Petsie” West Woodward, 92, of Resaca, Georgia passed away on Saturday, September 3, 2022 surrounded by her family. She was born on August 10, 1930, to the late Harlan and Dona West. She was preceded in death by her husband, Wayne Woodward; brothers, Dorace West and Trammell West; sons-in-law, Charles Bennett and Donald Hale. Louise was a loving and devoted wife, mother, and grandmother. She had a great love for her Lord and could not have been prouder of her family. She had a gusto for life and a smile and laugh that was infectious. She loved everyone and was loved tremendously by every person she ever met. She was of the Baptist Faith and a member of Plainview Baptist Church. Louise is survived by her children, Dianne Hale, Alawayne Souther (Charles), Mike Woodward (Diane), Shelia Shelton (Jimmy), Ronnie Woodward, and Greg Woodward (Karen); grandchildren, Cindy Reed (Keith), Becky Hale, Mitchell Souther (Marialice), Angie Souther, Misty Stickland (Joey), Lori Buttram (Jacob), Melissa Stone (Mark), Amanda Adcock (Travis), Jennifer Crosby (Robert), Crystal Woodward, Seth Woodward (Chelsey), Kevin Woodward (Karla), Nicole Woodward (Brandon), and Michelle Dooley (Jesse); great-grandchildren, Steven Proper (La’Sha), Brittany Stephens (Jonathan), Brandon Reed (Anna), Charlie Souther, Lillian Souther, Lane Strickland, Alec Strickland, Colt Buttram, Jax Buttram, Cayli Buttram, BreAnne Shelton (Cody), Ashlea Stone, Noelle Adcock, Emily Adcock, Wyatt Crosby, Briar Crosby, Nate Woodward, Aria Woodward, Everly Woodward, and Zoey Woodward; great-great grandchildren, Ally Proper, Boyd Proper, Leila Stephens, Mayleigh Stephens, Harrison Reed, and Matthew Reed; sisters-in-law, Gwen West and Evelyn Stone. Several nieces, nephews, and cousins also survive. The family will receive friends on Tuesday, September 6, 2022 from 4:00 PM until 9:00 PM at Max Brannon and Sons Funeral Home. The funeral service will be held on Wednesday, September 7, 2022 at 11:00 AM in the Chapel of Max Brannon and Sons Funeral Home with Rev. Adam Thomas officiating. Burial will follow in Bethlehem Baptist Church Cemetery with Rev. Randy Muse officiating. Pallbearers are Mitchell Souther, Kevin Woodward, Seth Woodward, Steven Proper, Lane Strickland, and Wyatt Crosby. Honorary Pallbearers are Keith Reed, Jonathan Stephens, Brandon Reed, Charlie Souther, Joey Strickland, Alec Strickland, Jacob Buttram, Colt Buttram, Jax Buttram, Mark Stone, Travis Adcock, Robert Crosby, Briar Crosby, Nate Woodward, Brandon Kerr, Randy West, Duane West, and Jimmy Defoor. The Brannon family and staff are honored to serve the family of Louise “Petsie” West Woodward.