Karla J. Woodard

Karla J. Woodard

June 1, 1963 – May 24, 2020


Preceded in death by father, George.  Survived by mother, Phyllis; sisters, Teresa Woodard and Lisa McClure; daughter of her heart, Michellin Patrick; uncles, cousins and nieces.

VIGIL SERVICE per CDC Guidelines: Friday, May 29th, 7pm, at the West Center Chapel.  Due to limited space at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Private MASS OF CHRISTIAN BURIAL: Saturday, May 30th, 10:30am.  INTERMENT: Graceland Park Cemetery.  Memorials are suggested to the church.


To view a live broadcast of the Vigil and Mass, please go to www.heafeyheafey.com and click the View Live Cast button or click on links below.

Vigil Service Link: https://boxcast.tv/view/karla-j-woodard-vigil-841812

Mass Service Link: https://boxcast.tv/view/karla-j-woodard-mass-service-959768



  • Rhonda Hessler-Keller Posted May 27, 2020 1:34 pm

    Prayers for your family. Karla was such a wonderful friend and will be greatly missed. I will miss her smiling face and friendship.

  • Carolyn Nelson Posted May 27, 2020 1:34 pm

    Phyl & Theresa you are in my heart and prayers.
    I hope Karla did not have to suffer. She is now
    in heaven with her dad, grandma, grandpa and
    Uncle Melvin. plus other family members.
    God bless the both of you and also Missy.
    I will call you later when things have settled
    down for you.
    Love you

  • Ann Grasmick Posted May 27, 2020 1:40 pm

    I’m so sorry for the passing of Karla, she was so special. Know that I am thinking of her and the family.

  • Roy Miller Posted May 27, 2020 1:50 pm

    Grieving for you all My love to Phyllis. Miss your hugs.

  • Stacey Kelley Posted May 27, 2020 2:00 pm

    Teresa and Phyllis, I am so sorry about Karla. Hugs and prayers.

  • Terri MacKeogh Posted May 27, 2020 2:18 pm

    My sorrow for all of the people who had the privilege to know and love Karla. She was a very special lady.

  • Tracie Wang & Family Posted May 27, 2020 2:19 pm

    Karla was very special, A hard worker, kind, giving, thoughtful, caring and had a quick wit. She was loved by many and we will all miss her. Continuing to keep you all in my prayers. We are so very sorry. Sending you big hugs. Fondly- Tracie & Ming Wang

  • Dana Green Posted May 27, 2020 2:20 pm

    I’m so sorry of the passing of Karla, she was such an awesome person with a big Heart and always could bring a smile. Thoughts & Prayers to you all.

  • Gary Dunham Posted May 27, 2020 3:08 pm

    Very sorry to hear of this Phyllis our prayers are with you and your family

  • Stephanie Kump Posted May 27, 2020 5:09 pm

    Craving for your whole family so sorry for your loss. We love and care for you all

  • Janine Weatherby Posted May 27, 2020 5:09 pm

    Karla was amazingly special. She will be deeply missed. Love to you all Phyllis, Teresa & Missy.

  • Yogi Medina Posted May 27, 2020 5:22 pm

    I am so saddened to know we won’t be able to hear your laughter or see you smile. It was so good to grow up with you and I can still remember you and Debbie doing your best Spanish to be able to get permission from my dad to go hang out with you. I am praying for your mommy and sisters. You always had faith in people. Thank you for being my friend. Love you always.

  • Michele Tetreault-Mertes Posted May 27, 2020 8:14 pm

    Karla was always so friendly and had the biggest heart for animals. I won’t forget you!

  • Kim Houlding Posted May 27, 2020 9:19 pm

    I am so sorry to hear of your loss. Karla was so friendly and helpful! She will be missed!

  • Jackie Andrews (Sadle) Posted May 28, 2020 6:34 am

    Karla was such a joy, she was always so loving and quick to smile. My sincere condolences on your loss. May God comfort your family during this time of grief.

  • Mary Lynn Forst Posted May 28, 2020 7:52 am

    I am so sorry for your loss, Karla was a very special person.

  • Trudie Ahlstrom Posted May 28, 2020 8:19 am

    Karla, thanks for the laughter and kindness. Save a spot for me in heaven.

  • Jan Machmuller Posted May 29, 2020 11:32 am

    Thinking of you Phyllis and Missy!

  • Marilyn Knox Posted May 29, 2020 4:51 pm

    Karla always went out of her way to be kind. She will be greatly missed. My love to all of you.

  • Sheila Johns Posted May 30, 2020 9:40 am

    She will be missed by all who knew her. We shared fun times at Sacred Heart parties. She was the bearded lady and I was the elephant. Good memories will carry you through these difficult times.

  • Jo Prusha Posted May 30, 2020 12:17 pm

    Beta Sigma Phi…I am thy sister. May the Lord protect and give comfort to your family and ❤️Daughter.

  • Angela Naujoks Posted May 30, 2020 2:21 pm

    First let me tell you that I am so heartbroken over Karla. she was an amazing person who made me laugh and cry at the same time. I am so happy that Missy has her grandma and aunt still because this is so hard to comprehend for any of us. Missy you did an amazing job up there and I know your mama K is so proud of you too! I am praying that peace will enter your hearts and shine the love that Karla always had for all to still come through. God took her to soon but he must of needed her organization loving ways! prayers and love to you all!

  • Ron&Tudy Doering Posted May 31, 2020 11:45 am

    So sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

  • Aimee Petereit Posted May 31, 2020 1:00 pm

    Thoughts and prayers to you and your family.

  • Harry & Joan Pullen Posted June 6, 2020 9:25 pm

    Sending prayers and love to you all.

  • Mickey Moriarty Posted June 10, 2020 6:59 am

    My brother DJ just told me of Karla’s passing. We are sorry for your loss and will remember her in our prayers.
    Charlie & Mickey Moriarty

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