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A TRIBUTE published in the pages of THE ALBANY HERALD, Albany, GA, 11/26/1968
CLAUDE WOOTEN, 59, son of the late William Maxie & Lou Byrd Wooten, passed away unexpectedly Thur, 11/21/1968. The funeral service was held Sun, 11/24/1968 at the Methodist Church in Broxton with Rev T L McConnell and Rev W J Stanford officiating. The church choir furnished music for the service accompanied by Mrs L R Mosley.
Mr Wooten was member of the Broxton Methodist Church, a member of the Administrative Board; a charge lay leader and a devoted worker of the church.
The abundant floral offerings expressed the high esteem in which he was held.
The church was filled to over capacity with no standing room and a large crowd in the church yard, the largest attendance ever known in his church.
Mr Wooten is survived by his wife Mrs Vernie Cliett Wooten, 5 sons, W Lucius Wooten, Miami, FL, R Leston Wooten, Fernandina Beach, FL, Marcus J Wooten, US Navy, Michael & Robert Wooten, Broxton, GA; five daughters, Mrs Shirley Byrd, Atlanta, GA, Mrs Claudia Yawn, Milan, GA, Mrs Roxie Smith, Jacksonville, FL, Willene & Lucille Wooten, Broxton, GA and nine grandchildren.
Active pallbearers were Mack Moseley, Reno Myers, Joe Studstill, J W Witaker, M J Lott & Bill Wall.
Interment was held in the Oak Grove Cemetery with Sims Funeral Home in charge of arrangements

JAMES SINGLETERRY WOOTEN, JR - Asheville, NC
James Singelterry Wooten, Jr, known to his friends as "Jimmy", died at 8:45 PM Christmas Eve, Dec 24, 2000, in Asheville.
He was the son of the late James S Wooten, Sr and Mamie Gardner Wooten of Kinston and was born July 8, 1906. He was preceded in death by his wife, Eudora Lyell Wooten; his sisters, Lela Wooten Hodges and Mary Louise Wooten; and his brother, George Robert Wooten.
Jimmy grew up in Kinston but resided most of his adult life in Miami, FL, and was retired from Connecticut General Life Insurance Co.
Survivors include his only child, James S Wooten III; his daughter-in-law, Lynn A Wooten; his two grandchildren, James S Wooten IV and Carey A Wooten, all of Asheville; and his brother, William Harvey Wooten of Princeton, KY.
The funeral services will be held on Thursday. Entombment will be held at 10 am at the Mausoleum Chapel at Woodlawn Park on SW 8th St in Miami for family and close friends. A memorial service will be held at 2 PM Thursday at Granada Presbyterian Church. Arrangements are being handled by Groce Funeral Home on Patton Ave in Asheville and by Van Orsdel Coral Gables Chapel in FL. The memorial register is available at "Funerals Scheduled" at www.grocefuneralhome.com

Obituary of Lucy Lavada Wooten Davis as written in "UNKNOWN" dated Mar 1958.
Death Comes to Mrs T J Davis In Moultrie - Mrs T Josh Davis, 76, former resident of Cairo, died at her home in Moultrie Tues morning at 1 o'clock. Death followed an illness of 5 mos.
Funeral services were held at the Union Hill Primitive Baptist Church at 11 am Mar 12 with services in charge of Elder Roy Sims and Elder Prentice. Interment followed in the Union Hill Cem.
Survivors include her husband, Elder Josh Davis Sr; six sons, Hugh Davis, Cairo, Bryant Davis, Hartsfield, T J Davis, also of Hartsfield, Hansel Davis, Tampa, FL, Rufus Davis, Hinsonton & Bernard Davis, Hartsfield; 3 daughters, Mrs Tom Coleman, Hartsfield, Mrs Noel Griner, Moultrie and Mrs Ralph Coleman of Moultrie; one brother, W E Wooten, Camilla; 3 sisters, Mrs John Singletary, Cairo, Mrs Simmons Brock, Bainbridge and Mrs J W Harrell, Bainbridge, 30 grandchildren & 8 great grandchildren. Arrangements were in charge of the Green-Gregory Funeral Home in Moultrie.

Obituary from the Douglas Enterprise, Thurs, 4/9/1931: "Aged Woman Dies.....Mrs SUSANNAH [Susanna] PASSMORE WOOTEN died at the home of her daughter, Mrs Dan Kirkland of Broxton, last Friday evening. Mrs Wooten was stricken with paralysis and lived only a few days. Her health for the past few years had been delicate, due to extreme old age. Had she lived one more month and two days longer she would have been 88 years of age. Mrs Wooten was born 5/5/1843, on the old Passmore place which is now a part of Broxton. She married Bryant Wooten in 1858 and settled on the Dan Newbern place which is now owned by Mr Jessie Newbern. Several years later they moved near the river where they located permanently. Ten children were added to this union of which six survive. They are: Jesse, Mack, Mrs W M Peterson, Mrs W M King, and Mrs Dan Kirkland of Broxton, also a step-daughter, Mrs Dan Davis, of Kirkland. There were sixty grandchildren and 117 great grandchildren all living. Mrs Wooten had been a member of Oak Grove Church since her early thirties. The internment took place at Oak Grove cemetery, Rev O C Mongledorff and Rev T B Stanford of Douglas, conducting."

Funeral notice printed in the "Coffee County, GA News": Mr WILLIAM LUCIUS "Bill" WOOTEN, age 63, of Broxton, Ga, passed away early Sun morning, 5/30/1999, at his residence following an extended illness.
Mr Wooten, a native of Coffee Co, was an off-set printer. He was the son of the late Henry Claude Wooten, and the widower of the late Pauline Wooten. Mr. Wooten was of the Methodist faith.
Survivors include: one son, James Sheldon Wooten of Lansing, Michigan; one daughter, Lori Wooten of Lansing, Michigan; mother, Vernie Cliett Wooten of Broxton, Ga; four brothers, Leston Wooten of Bailey, NC, Marcus Wooten and Robert Wooten, both of Broxton, Ga, and Mike Wooten of Eatonton, Ga; four sisters, Shirley Dice of Broxton, Ga, Claudia Yawn of Milan, Ga, Willene Rivers of Broxton, Ga, and Lucille Kroft of Rochester, IN; several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were held Tues morning, 6/1/1999, at 10 am at the Broxton United Methodist Church with Rev Elick Bullington officiating. Special congreational hymn, "Amazing Grace," was offered, with Susan Munford accompanying at the piano. Interment followed in the Oak Grove Cemetary.
Active pallbearers were Leston Wooten, Robert Wooten, Mike Wooten, Kent Kroft, Lowell Yawn, and David Yawn.
Honorary pallbearers were Marcus Wooten, Billy Cliett and Daniel Cliett.
Ricketson Funeral Home of Douglas, Ga. was in charge of the arrangements.


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