JEFFERSON - Myrtis Lucas Woodruff, 72, formerly of Lithia Springs, Georgia, passed away Thursday, April 26, 2012.
She was born May 30, 1939 in Littleton, N.C., the daughter of the late Ervin Belyeu and Betty Mae Walker Lucas. She retired from CDI Meyer Laminates and later was affiliated with Bil Mar Corporation. She was a member of Jefferson First Baptist Church for 11 years and was a past member of First Baptist Church Lithia Springs for over 39 years. During her visits to Douglasville, she became an attender of Beulah Baptist Church and the King's Daughters Sunday School Class. She was devoted to her family and was a loving and devoted wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. She was a woman after God's own heart and she loved everyone. She had a great sense of humor, loved to laugh and spend time with her family and friends. Her favorite pastime was shopping with her daughters and granddaughters. Mrs. Woodruff was preceded in death by sisters, Betty Ann Tweedell, Leila Chapman and Emily Martin; and a brother, Leigh Lucas.
Survivors include her husband, Frederick "Fred" Woodruff, Jefferson; three daughters and sons-in-law, Debbie and Bill Murray, Douglasville, Kim and Mark Floyd, Winston, and Pam and Carl Martin, Jefferson; brother and sister-in-law, Dallas and Betty Sue Lucas, Laguna Woods, Calif.; eight grandchildren, Will and Trista Murray, Douglasville, Brooke Murray, Douglasville, Stan and Sarah Murray, Buford, Steven and Jill Floyd, Winston, Amberly Floyd, Winston, William Martin, Jefferson, Taylor Martin, Jefferson, and Aaron Martin, Jefferson; one great-granddaughter, Addie Murray; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were held Sunday, April 29, from the First Baptist Church Lithia Springs with Marion Beaver, Danny Watters and Michael Helms officiating. Burial was at Union Baptist Church Cemetery, 10077 Hwy. 100, Hogansville, GA 30230 with Wayne Bray officiating. Mrs. Woodruff's grandsons served as pallbearers.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Jefferson First Baptist Church, P.O. Box 395, Jefferson, GA 30549, First Baptist Church Lithia Springs, 3566 Veterans Memorial Hwy., Lithia Springs, GA 30122, or Beulah Baptist Church, 4031 Bankhead Hwy., Douglasville, GA 30134.
Jones-Wynn Funeral Home, Inc., Cremation Service and Memorial Gardens of Douglasville was charge of arrangements.