Antioch Baptist Church
1844 Ira Turpin Way NE
Canton, OH 44705
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Eva Mae Woodruff

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Eva Mae Woodruff Obituary
On Friday, Oct. 6, Eva Mae
Woodruff was called home to be
with her Lord and Savior after a
brief illness. Born in Clio, Alabama
on October 2, 1923 and a lifelong
resident of Canton. She attended
Antioch Baptist Church were she
served on the Nurse's Board with
her good friend Mattie Hightower.
In Eva's later years, she was cared
for by her baby sister Connie (Bill)
Williams before relocating to Atlanta three years ago to live with
her daughter Anita and son in-law William Epps. Family was important
to Eva and she enjoyed spending time with them when
she wasn't doing her favorite pastime - word search books or going
to the casino.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Maudie and Leila
Williams; sons, James "Jimmy" Woodruff, Shone Woodruff and
Robert "Bobby" Woodruff; and siblings, Corine, Ella Mae, Bertha,
Florence, Lorene, Frank, Larry, Donald, Ronald; and brothersin-
law, Lonnie (LC) Clark and Roy Henderson; and sister-in-law,
Ernestine Williams.
Eva is survived by her daughter, Anita (William) Epps; granddaughters,
LaTrese Coyt, Jasmine and Taylor Miller, Monica and
Pasha Epps, Atlanta (GA); Teresa Tyson, Marc Woodruff, Charlotte
(NC), Desiree (Bryan) Russolesi, Northridge (CA) and Shannelle
Woodruff, Ventura (CA); four sisters, Catherine Clark, Gertha
(Dave) Smith, Connie (Bill) Williams of Canton and Delores
Henderson of St Paul (MN); five brothers, Harry Williams, Gary
Williams, Las Vegas (NV), Charles (Knucky) Williams, George
Williams, and Freddie Williams, Canton, (OH); great-children,
Morgan and Marcus Coyt (GA), Lorena Natara, Jeremy Woodruff,
Christopher Russolesi, Kierra McGee and Kayla Clay (CA);
and great-great-granddaughter, Marley Coyt (GA); beloved niece,
Kisha (Christopher) Gunn , Columbus (OH) and a host of loved
nieces, nephews, cousins and special friends.
A Home Going Celebration will be held Friday, Oct. 13, 2017
at 11 a.m., Antioch Baptist Church, 1844 Ira Turpin Way N.E.,
Canton, Ohio 44705. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until time of
service. Rev. Dr. Richard L. Jordan will eulogize.
Published in The Repository on Oct. 12, 2017
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