Esta Smallwood Heizer Woodward, Fletcher Ridge, Frenchburg, KY passed away Saturday, July 4,2020 in the UK Hospital,Lexington,KY after a brief illness at the age of 81 years, 7 months and 12 days. Born November 22,1938 in Frenchburg,KY to William Kelly Smallwood and Nettie Ellen Profitt Smallwood. Esta was a member of the Frenchburg Baptist Church, she loved her family and treasured spending time with all of them.
Surviving is her husband Thomas Woodward, daughter Lola & Terry Rupe, sons Greg & Judy Heizer, and Matt & Wayna Heizer. (8) grandchildren, Ben, Ronnie & Gary Heizer, Brian, Casey & Lacey Rupe, Kassidy & Jackson Heizer. (6) great-grandchildren, Cody Heizer, Justin Heizer, Chrissy Lanham, Abbi Heizer, Ayden Rupe and Landyn Rupe. (2) great-great-grandchildren, Alexis Heizer & Aleigha Heizer.
She was preceded in death by her parents William Kelly Smallwood & Nettie Ellen Profitt Smallwood, her first husband Seldon Heizer, stepson Gary Paul Heizer, three sisters Bernice Brown, Carma Lawson, Dixie Agee and seven brothers, Denn, Della, Willard, Dan, Dillard, Donald and Jesse Smallwood.
COVID-19 regulations will be followed as set forth by Governor Beshear and the CDC. The family request that visitors respect their desire to keep everyone safe by practicing social distancing guidelines.
Funeral services will be 1:00 pm. Thursday July 9,2020 at Menifee Home For Funerals with Bro. Wayne Meyers officiating. Burial in Lovelace Cemetery, Mariba, KY. Visitation will be 6:00 pm Wednesday at Menifee Home For Funerals, Frenchburg, KY, with Randy Halsey Funeral Director. Pallbearers: Terry Agee, Brian Rupe, Casey Rupe, Ben Heizer, Ronnie Heizer, Gary Heizer.
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