Born in Gideon on August 30, 1947, she was the daughter of Arthur Russell and Vivian (Sullivan) Russell. On May 2, 1969, in Holcomb she was united in marriage to Ernie Woodall, who preceded her in death on November 26, 2001.
In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by two sisters, Shirley Branch and Faye McCoin and one brother, Jimmy Haynes.
Survivors include one son, Ernie (Butch) Woodall, Jr., and wife, Melissa, of Clarkton; five grandchildren, Austin, Trevor and Parker Woodall of Clarkton and Deonna and Blane McElhancy; one brother, James Russell of Clarkton; two sisters, Evelyn Cobb and husband, Jackie, of Malden and Sue Blagg and husband, Richard, of Malden; mother-in-law, Wanda Woodall of Clarkton, sister-in-law, Wanda Clarkston and husband, Roy, of Clarkton and brother-in-law, Billy Woodall and wife, Connie, of Wardell.
Visitation was held Friday, May 4, at Landess Funeral Home in Malden. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, May 5, in the funeral home chapel with Rev. Jack Allen officiating. Burial was in Stanfield Cemetery at Clarkton. Landess Funeral Home of Malden was in charge of arrangements.