December 2, 1939January 8, 2019

Joan E. Woodall, 79 left this life on January 8, 2019, at Hartford Hospital. Born December 2, 1939 to Axel and Gertrude Olsson in Brooklyn, NY. She married Roger L. Woodall on May 28, 1960. She was a homemaker until her children were older then went to college to become a nurse. She loved reading and missed it terribly after her stroke. She lived in NY, CA, FL, AR and CT. Joan was a former resident of Griswold Ct. She was predeceased by her parents and her husband. She leaves behind her daughters, Cindy (JR) Perez of Pottsville, AR, Dawn (Tony) Nardone of Leander, TX, Kim (Dave) Gatheral of North Franklin, CT, son, John Woodall of Russellville, AR and grandchildren, Thomas Kestner, Stephanie (Fady) Wissa and Lily Berget. She also leaves behind three sisters Trudi Molzen, Selma Olsson and Gloria Olsson, three great grandchildren, several nieces and nephews, as well as long time friend Carol Roy, and all of her loving friends at the New Life Assembly of God Church Griswold. Services are private. Please visit to leave an online tribute or condolence.

Assumed to be written by Joan.

If God brings you to, it he will bring you through it Happy moments, praise God Difficult moments, seek God Quiet Moments, worship God Painful moments, trust God Every moment, thank God


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Kay Ford

January 25, 2019

I will miss you . We first met at ATU in water aerobics both of us were new to Russellville. There were a group of us that became very good friends and we had lots of good times together outside of the pool. I value our years of friendship.
Kay Ford

andrew smith

January 14, 2019

Cindy, Dawn, Kim and John. Sorry to hear about your mom, may you all have peace during this time of she is now with peace in the hands of God....Andrew Smith.

John Woodal

January 9, 2019

Hey Mom, want to tell you I love you and miss you so much already. I will always cherish our times together, the times we would go out to eat when I was in the Hope Center. Love you Mom!!