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Tanna Denise Woodward

March 27, 1968 ~ October 21, 2023 (age 55) 55 Years Old

Tanna Woodward Obituary

Tanna Woodward, 55, of Oil Trough passed away Saturday, October 21st, 2023.

Tanna was born March 27th, 1968, to Charles and Donice Woodward.

Tanna attended many churches.  She was a church hopper she loved them all.

Tanna was preceded in death by both sets of grandparents. Leroy and Roberta Harmon of Desha, and

Ed and Goldie Woodward of Sulphur Rock, and a special friend, Vet.

She is survived by her parents Charles and Donice Woodward of Desha. Brother, Chuck Woodward (Melissa), of Desha. Sister, Tracy Newton (Robert) of Flippin. Two Daughters, Whitney Foster (Mike) of Oil trough. Dystany Hendrix (Gaylon) of Bald Knob. Grandchildren, Reef Foster, Hannah Hendrix, Ryelynn Hendrix, Creed Hendrix, Avri Hendrix, and Jensen Hendrix. Nieces, Kayla Cullum (Clint) of Prim. Bailey Houy (Timmy) of Lake Charles.  A very special Nephew, and good buddy Colt Newton.

Great Niece, Natalie Houy. Great Nephew Payton Cullum.

Her two favorite Golden Girls, Teresa Reynolds & April Richard.

Our Mom was the most giving and loving lady that ever walked with us. She was the kind of mom that would never lay her head down at night unless she knew her babies were taken care of. Them grandbabies all 6, she loved them babies more than life itself. Reef, Hannah, Ryelynn, Creed, Avri & Jensen, never walk a day not knowing your kiddos where her greatest accomplishments. Mom told me on many occasions that they were right. I responded by asking “who is they?” To answer me she said the ones that say if you could have skipped the kids and just had the grandkids they would. She had a laughter in her and when you got to experience it you never forgot it. To meet her was a smile brought to your face, as her grin was so radiant. Mom was a carer of all, anyone she met she would hug. Not one of us ever walked this earth perfectly, and she stumbled as we all have, and we will continue to do. From here on out there are no stones in her path, its streets of Gold and at the right hand of her father in heaven. I can’t even imagine how many stones are in her crown in heaven as she lived so modestly and humble giving everything, she worked for to others to help spread the love of Jesus. The greatest of all the commandments is Love and Mom took that to heart. We will carry her spirit with us knowing she has made it to the finish line in glory.

To know that them knees and back are healed, and she is on a golden basketball court brings a smile to my face and peace to my heart.

My sister and I would like to thank each and every one of you for all the love given to us during these past days.

Whitney & D.J.


Visitation will be Friday, October 27, 2023, at Jubilee Family Church from 10 AM-12 PM. The funeral service, officiated by Tony Hammack, will follow at 12:15 PM. Interment will be at Alderbrook Cemetery in Desha, AR. Those honored to serve as pallbearers are Scottie Armstrong, Jessie Sutterfield, Bradley Waters, Nathan Christopher, Nick Pettit, and Chad Crabtree. Honorary Pallbearers are Larry Sutterfield, Edward Briscoe, Troy Henderson, Jake Vanoven, and Dr. Mark Butler.


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October 27, 2023

10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Jubilee Family Church
45 Thunderbird Drive
Batesville, AR 72501

Funeral Service
October 27, 2023

12:15 PM
Jubilee Family Church
45 Thunderbird Drive
Batesville, AR 72501

Interment following funeral service
October 27, 2023

Alderbrook Cemetery
Desha, AR
Desha, AR 72527


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