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1302 Seventh Street
Wilson, OK 73463
Phone: (580) 668-2426
Fax: (580)-701-2576

James "Jim" Edward Woodruff

Thursday, April 5th, 1945 - Sunday, January 13th, 2019
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Ringling –Services for James “Jim” Edward Woodruff, age 73, of Ringling, are scheduled for 2PM Tuesday, January 14, 2019 at the Alexander Funeral Home Chapel in Ringling with Rev, John Marks and Don Pogue officiating. Interment will follow in the Dixie Cemetery. Services are under the care and direction of Alexander Funeral Home of Ringling, Oklahoma.

Jim was born April 5, 1945 in Los Angeles, CA to the late Mr. Howard Leonard Woodruff and Mrs. Jean Margaret (Smith) Woodruff. He departed this life on January 13, 2019 at his residence east of Ringling.

Mr. Woodruff grew up in Southern Oklahoma. He attended school in Ardmore and Ringling. He graduated from Ringling High School with the class of 1963. Jim served honorably in the Army National Guard for 5 years. He married the love of his life Mrs. Walda Marie (Daubert) Woodruff on August 19, 1967 in Dexter, NM. They made their home on the family ranch north of Ringling for many years where they would raise their four daughters. Jim was a rancher and truck driver. He enjoyed playing cards and visiting with his friends.

Jim is preceded in death by his parents, a brother, William Scott “Billy” Woodruff and a granddaughter, Bailey Marie Ross.

He is survived by his wife Walda Woodruff of the home; daughters, Stephanie King and Michael of Ringling, Teresa Woodruff and Todd Deaton of Blanchard, Rebecca Whisenhunt and Eric of Grapevine, TX, and Jami Woodruff of Ringling; siblings, Howard Leonard Woodruff II, Rebecca Sobo, Margaret Jean Deere, and Stephan Mark Woodruff; grandchildren, Shelton, Sierra, and Sadie Ross, James Briar Woodruff, Lora, Samuel and Daxton Whisenhunt; Many nieces, nephews, other relatives and a host of friends.

Serving as Pall Bearers are Lee Roy Reed, Roger “Rocky” Hatley, Mickey Morris, Willy Crockett, Eric Whisenhunt, and Logan Lucas.

Honorary Bearers are Johnny Hubbard, Porter Hodges, and Larry Snell.

Visitation will be at the Alexander Funeral Home of Ringling on Monday from 6-8PM.

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  • Visitation

    Monday, January 14th, 2019 | 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    Monday, January 14th, 2019 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    Alexander Gray Funeral Home Chapel@ Ringling, OK
    214 E. Main
    RINGLING, OK 73456
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  • Service

    Tuesday, January 15th, 2019 | 2:00pm
    Tuesday, January 15th, 2019 2:00pm
    Alexander Gray Funeral Home Chapel@ Ringling, OK
    214 E. Main
    RINGLING, OK 73456
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Fred O.Whitehurst

Posted at 05:15pm
My sincere condolences to Jimmy and his family. He will live in my memory as a happy, fun, chubby first and second grade elementary school classmate with a great smile. At a fifty-year Ardmore High School reunion in 2013 (Jimmy always identified himself with and was happily accepted by our class even though he graduated from Ringling) I had a long and wonderful visit with him. I remember seeing then, now in his 6o’s, that same chubby face and friendly smile of elementary school. It is a memory to cherish.
Fred Whitehurst
Durango, Colorado

Judy Gardner Smith

Posted at 08:58am
I was in first grade with Jimmy in Mrs Ross class. We considered him a part of our AHS Class of 63. He attended most of our reunions. He always enjoyed them and we loved seeing him. We love you Jimmy! Judy Gardner Smith

Mayrene Ashcraft

Posted at 08:24am
The Herring cousins send all our love and sympathy! Mayrene, Stephen, Martha and George And Families.
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So sorry for your loss. Prayers for the family.

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