March 23, 1944 – December 14, 2016 Barbara Ann Henslee Woodruff, 72, of Wolfe City died in her sleep on December 14, 2016. Funeral services will be 2:00 p.m. Sunday, December 18, 2016, at the First United Methodist Church of Wolfe City with Pastor Phil Clay officiating. Burial will be at Mt Carmel Cemetery.
Barbara was the daughter of Carlton Leslie Henslee and Frances Snider Henslee Milroy, she was born March 23, 1944, outside of Wolfe City in the Chapel Hill/China Grove Community. On December 18, 1959, she married James Don Woodruff in Durant, Okla.
Barbara had a servant heart serving her Lord, family and the community. She was the Wolfe City Mayor, VP for the Kiwanis, Chamber of Commerce member, Wolfe City Public Library board member, Red Hat Ladies Society member, and served as a church Trustee and on the finance and ministry planning committees and treasurer of United Methodist Women. She started the Grief Sharing group in Wolfe City and served on the Wolfe City Educational Foundation. In addition to her service in Wolfe City she also volunteered with the Dallas Symphony and Greenville Entertainment Series.
Barbara worked at Ennis Tag and Label for 37 years as the Office Manager.
Barbara loved her family and friends and spending time with them. She also loved traveling, cooking, shopping and concerts.
She is survived by her daughters and sons-in-law, Brenda and Coby Mills of Plano and Glenda and Chip Langston of Rockwall; two grandchildren: Dwight Mills (Colette) of McKinney and Amanda Mills of Plano; brother: Bill Milroy (Barbara) of Denton and numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Barbara was preceded in death by her husband, parents, and grandparents, and uncles.
Pallbearers will be: Tim Giles, Paul Ray Sanders, Butch Greene, Terry Doyle, Ron Wensel, Tom Dickey, and Bryant Hill.
Donations may be made to the First United Methodist Church of Wolfe City, Wolfe City Volunteer Fire Department or the Wolfe City Library.
Visitation will be from 6 to 8 pm on Saturday at R. W. Owens & Son Funeral Home.