January 17, 1973 ~ September 30, 2022 (age 49) 49 Years Old


Abel “RuRu” Russo Woodruff, 49, passed on Friday September 30, 2022, at Baptist Health Medical Center in Little Rock, Arkansas.

Abel was born January 17,1973 in Blytheville, Arkansas to Dorothy Mae (Johnson)Tunstall and the late Aron Lee Woodruff. Abel graduated in 1991 from Blytheville High School and later attended Arkansas State University in Jonesboro, Arkansas.

Abel co-owned a Barbershop in Little Rock, Arkansas. He poured his heart and soul into everything for his clients, friends, and family.  In addition to being  a Barber, he worked as a Process Server for Little Rock, Arkansas, and was a member of the Masonic Lodge.

Abel was of Pentecostal faith and professed his life to Christ at an early age. Abel cared for and loved everyone.“ No one was considered a stranger.” He loved riding his motorcycle, going to car shows,  fishing, hunting, listening to music, playing pool, and most importantly spending time with his family.

Abel is predeceased by his father Aron Lee Woodruff, Sr., and his sister Tiffany Mitchell.

Abel leaves to cherish his loving memory his four children, Kaley A. Woodruff, Caleb Woodruff, Kristopher S. Woodruff, and J’Den M. Gray all of Little Rock, Arkansas, his mother and stepfather, Dorothy Mae (Johnson) Tunstall and Ernest Tunstall of Blytheville, Arkansas, his brothers, Aaron Lee  and (Valerie-Sis) Woodruff, Jr. of Blytheville, Arkansas, Erick and (Tina) Woodruff of Dallas, Texas, a very special friend Adria Bryant, and a host of other family and friends.  

Funeral services will be  Saturday, October 8, 2022 , at 12:00 PM, at Living Word Cathedral C.O.G.I.C., 207 N. Elm Street, Osceola, AR, 72370 with Pastor M.L. Smith officiating. Visitation will be 10:00 AM-12:00PM. Interment will be held at Carney Cemetery located at 1501 Byrum Road, Blytheville, AR 72315. Repast will be at Living Word Cathedral C.O.G.I.C. Condolences may be offered at

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October 8, 2022

11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Living Word Cathedral C.O.G.I.C (Osceola)

Funeral Service
October 8, 2022

12:00 PM
Living Word Cathedral C.O.G.I.C (Osceola)

Interment following funeral service
October 8, 2022

Carney Cemetery
1501 Byrum Rd
Blytheville, AR 72315


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