Lionel Knicely

June 30, 2019

Lionel Knicely Woodall, 87, of Martinsville, Va., went home to be with God on Sunday, June 30, 2019. He was preceded in death by his mother, Georgia Knicely Woodall and father, Robert Lester Woodall; brother, Marshall Lawrence; and infant son, Robert Marshall Woodall.

He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Pauline Merricks Woodall; son, Lionel Todd Woodall and wife, Ann; daughter, Stacey Woodall Roach and husband, Darrin; two grandsons, Tanner and Tucker Roach; sister-in-law, Marie Wood; two special nieces, Starlett Hedrick and Kay Gauldin; special nephew, Richard Wood; and a loving church family.

He was an active member of County Line Christian Church for over 60 years where he served as a deacon, an Elder, and Sunday School Teacher. He was employed for W.M. Bassett Furniture for 47 years where he worked in the personnel department. He served on the Henry County Electoral Board for many years. He enjoyed watching baseball, especially the New York Yankees. He loved dogs, watching Westerns, playing Rook, and spending time with his family and friends.

A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, July 3, 2019 at County Line Christian Church with Minister Dean Ashby and Minister Tim Maness officiating. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, July 2, 2019 at the church. Burial will be at County Line Christian Church Cemetery.

Memorial donations may be made to County Line Christian Church, 12711 Chatham Rd, Axton, VA 24054.

Norris Funeral Services, Inc. and Crematory, Martinsville, VA is serving the Woodall family. Online condolences may be made at www.norrisfuneral.com.