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February 24, 2024

Betty Ross Elder Woodard

Betty Ross Elder Woodard

Betty Ross Elder Woodard, 85, of Boiling Springs, went home to be with Jesus on Monday, August 9, 2021, at Upstate Community Hospice House.

She was a native of Alexander County and wife of William “Bill” Carol Woodard and daughter of the late D.B. and Lillian Teague Elder. Betty was a secretary/receptionist for many years and a member of Spartanburg First Baptist Church.

In addition to her husband, those left to cherish her memory include two daughters, Teresa Sparacino and Renee’ Pigg; a son, Stephen Woodard; two brothers, Cy Elder and Glenn Elder; a sister, Kelsie Millsaps.

The family will receive friends on Sunday, August 15, 2021, from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. in the Sanctuary. A Home Going Celebration will follow on Sunday, August 15, 2021, at 2:00 p.m., at Spartanburg First Baptist Church with Rev. Sal Barone officiating.

In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to The Carolina Pregnancy Center, 103 Metro Dr., Unit A, Spartanburg, SC 29303; or Miracle Hill Ministries, 189 N. Forest St., Spartanburg, SC 29301.

E-condolences may be sent online to

Courtesy obituary of Adams Funeral Home.

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