Elbert Woodruff

Elbert "Sonny" Woodruff

September 12, 1940 - December 21, 2019
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Elbert “Sonny” Woodruff, 79, of White Hall, went to be with the Lord Saturday, December 21, 2019, at his home.
Mr. Woodruff was born September 12, 1940, in Lepanto, Arkansas, a son of the late John Grover and Ruth Garrett Woodruff. He was reared and received his early education in Star City and graduated from Grady High School in 1959. He joined the United States Army and served his country during the Vietnam War.
Mr. Woodruff worked at International Paper (currently Evergreen Packaging) from which he retired after 37 years in 2003.
He was a member of Centennial Fellowship Church. During his spare time, he enjoyed the outdoors, working in his yard, gardening, fishing, and spending time with his family. He was very dedicated to his job of which he enjoyed very much.
He is survived by his loving wife of 56 years, Linda Tucker Woodruff whom he married December 23, 1963, in Star City; three wonderful sons, Mike (Teresa) Woodruff of Murfreesboro, Tennessee, Matt (Brenna) Woodruff of White Hall, and Mitch (Nancy) Woodruff of White Hall; five precious grandchildren, Mason Woodruff, Miles Woodruff, Morgen Woodruff, Nathan Woodruff and Kendall Jackson; one brother, John (Carolyn) Woodruff of Junction City, Arkansas; and many nieces, nephews, and extended family.
He was preceded in death by his parents, one brother, Hoyt Woodruff, and three sisters, Myra Burton, Betty Ruth Barlow, and Lillian Harrison.
Funeral services will be Thursday, December 26, 2019, 1:00 PM, Robinson-Fuller White Hall Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Dennis Owens officiating. Burial will follow at Memorial Park Cemetery in White Hall. Visitation will be one hour prior to service time, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Thursday, December 26, 2019 | 12:00pm - 1:00pm
    Thursday, December 26, 2019 12:00pm - 1:00pm
    Robinson-Fuller White Hall Funeral Chapel
    8302 Dollarway Road
    White Hall, AR 71602
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  • Service

    Thursday, December 26, 2019 | 1:00pm
    Thursday, December 26, 2019 1:00pm
    Robinson & Fuller White Hall Chapel
    8302 Dollarway Rd.
    White Hall, AR 71602
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  • Interment

    Memorial Park Cemetery - Pine Bluff
    6707 Dollarway Road
    PINE BLUFF, AR 71602
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Tammy Maxey- Hulse

Posted at 09:30pm
Dear family, Francis and I are so very sorry to hear of Mr Woodruffs passing. We will miss him at Maxey’s Barbershop 💈
Prayers for comfort and peace for all of you and that all of your good memories help you get through your days ahead.

Robbie and Rieke

Posted at 07:45am
In loving memory of Sonny,
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Gwen Fletcher

Posted at 06:10pm
Deepest condolences to family.

Mark Little

Posted at 03:23pm
So sorry to hear of the passing of "Sonny". Our prayers are with you that God will comfort you in this time of sorrow...
Mark and Benita Little

Carla Hamann Bush

Posted at 11:32am
Matt and Brenna, I’m so sorry to hear of your loss. My prayers will be with you and your famyduring this time. May God put his arms around you and give you the comfort and strength you need during this time.

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