September 6, 1928 - November 21, 2018
Mansfield: Lillie Mae Woodruff, 90, passed away from this life Wednesday, November 21,2018, at OhioHealth MedCentral Mansfield Hospital after an extended illness. Lillie was born September 6, 1928, in Queens, New York to the late John and Mamie (Weaver) Lightfoot. Due to the death of her mother, Lillie at the age of 3, was sent to Georgia by her father to be raised by an aunt and uncle until she became an adult. It was in Georgia, where she met Lee Andrew Woodruff and later married him on November 9, 1951, when they came to Mansfield, Ohio. Lillie was known as a loving grandmother to several children in her family although she never had any children of her own. She was a devoted friend to many and always had a smile and kind word for everyone. She enjoyed planting and tending to her vegetable garden for many years and shared her harvest with family, neighbors and friends. Lillie's favorite past time was listening to the Jimmy Swaggart Show. She enjoyed hearing the word of GOD and listening to many hours of his music. Lillie worked until the age of 83 and retired from Liberty Nursing Home. Lillie voted in 2017 for the first time and again in 2018. She was happy to have finally accomplished this. She leaves to cherish in her memory, two brothers-in-law, Columbus (Elizabeth) Woodruff and Curtis (Bertha) Woodruff; a sister-in-law, Velma Goings; a host of nieces, nephews, relatives and Friends. Lillie was preceded in death by her parents, husband, Lee Andrew Woodruff; two sisters, Bertha and Susan her brother, Johnnie B Lightfoot. The services will be held at 11:00 am. Friday, November 30, 2018 at Small Funeral Services, 326 Park Avenue West, Mansfield, Ohio, with one-hour prior calling to the services, with Apostle Christopher Hall officiating. The burial will follow at Mansfield Cemetery. The family has entrusted Small’s Funeral Services with the arrangements.
Mansfield: Lillie Mae Woodruff, 90, passed away from this life Wednesday, November 21,2018, at OhioHealth MedCentral Mansfield Hospital after an extended illness. Lillie was born September 6, 1928, in Queens, New York to the late John and... View Obituary & Service Information
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