Thursday, December 17, 2020

Esther P. Woodworth (December 8, 2020)

Esther P. Woodworth, age 80 of Greenville, Ohio passed away at 9:41 AM Tuesday December 8, 2020 at the Kettering Medical Center Kettering, Ohio.  Esther was born March 10, 1940 in Ada, Ohio and the daughter of the late Ralph and Edna (Welty) Fleming.

Esther retired in 2001 from the Versailles School System where she taught high school history, psychology and sociology.  She was a member of the Living Waters Ministries Community Church of Versailles where she taught Sunday school and served on the Worship Team.  She was a 1961 graduate of Ohio Northern University with a BS in Education, a member of the Darke County Retired Teachers Association and loved playing the piano, reading and spending time with family and friends.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband James R. (Woody) Woodworth June 21, 2018.  They were married June 24, 1961.  Also a brother Wayne Fleming.

Esther is survived by her children Stephen (Rhonda) Woodworth of Louisville, KY and David (Karen) Woodworth of Cincinnati, Ohio; grandchildren Jason, Sarah (Scott) Peace, Brittany, Rachael, Leah and Amanda; great grandson Rowan Peace; brother Norman (Deryl) Fleming of Ada, Ohio as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

A Private Celebration of Esther’s life will be held at 12:00 PM Wednesday December 16, 2020              in the Zechar Bailey Funeral Home Greenville, Ohio with Pastor Kelly Moody officiating.  Burial will follow in the Abbottsville Cemetery.  The family will receive friends on Wednesday from 10:00 AM until time of the services in the funeral home.  The family request and require that mask usage and social distancing be practiced at the funeral home and Esther’s Celebration of Life service will be Live Streamed on Zechar Bailey Funeral Home Facebook page. 

It is the wishes of the family that Memorial Contributions be given to Living Waters Ministries Community Church.

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