Corsicana Daily Sun, Corsicana, Texas


June 5, 2013

Donald Allen Woodcock

Mr. Donald Allen Woodcock, age 77, of Corsicana passed away Tuesday, June 4, 2013 at Baylor Medical Center in Dallas. He was born Sept. 4, 1935 in Dallas to parents, Henry Allen and Zoe Ella Woodcock.

He coached in the Corsicana Girl’s Softball Association for 20 years, he then taught fast pitch for 10 years. He was very proud of the fact of winning two ASA National Championships in girls fast pitch softball. The highlight of his last years of life was being honored at a reunion as a coach and mentor at the IOOF Events Center by previous members of his team the Corsicana Raiders along with other teams.

He was preceded in death by his parents, and sisters, Zoe Ann Summers and Etta Mae Whittington.

He is survived by his loving wife of 52 years, Dannell Woodcock; son, Dwayne Allen Woodcock and wife Mary Colleen of Corsicana; daughters, Angela Woodcock Stephens of Midlothian and Wendy Woodcock Byrd and husband James; grandchildren, Kristin Nicole Woodcock of Corsicana, Chelsea Sue Woodcock of Conroe, Jacob Ryan Copeland of San Antonio, Katie Elizabeth Woodcock of Conroe, Aaron Bryan Copeland of Mansfield, Clinton Caleb Copeland of Corsicana, Madeline Louise Byrd and Isaac Allen Byrd of Selina; eight great grandchildren; brother, Orlo Maurice “Buddy” Woodcock of Flower Mound; father-in-law and mother-in-law, Harold and Angeline Evans of Corsicana.

Memorial services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, June 7, 2013 at the Corley Funeral Home Chapel with Dr. Mark Luera officiating.

Memorial contributions may be made to either the American Diabetes Association or to the Corsicana Girl’s Softball Association, P.O. Box 24, Corsicana, Texas 75151.

An online guestbook is available at by selecting the Donald Allen Woodcock obituary.

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