Elizabeth O. Wooten – Obituary

By  | January 4, 2018 | Filed under: Cutshall Funeral Home, Obituaries

Mrs. Elizabeth O. Wooten, 82, passed away Monday, January 1, 2018 in Georgia. She was born April 24, 1935 in Vina, AL, daughter of the late Marvin A. Oliver and Katie Taylor Oliver.  She had been a resident of Rome, GA and Floyd County since 1975, moving there from the Chicago, IL area.  She was an active member of the Woodlawn Baptist Church.  Prior to retirement, she was an entrepreneur, having owned and operated several local businesses including Interiors by Elizabeth and most recently, Gifts and Goodies on Broad Street.  Mrs. Wooten was a member of the Quota International of Rome where she was named Quotarian of the Year in 2015, the Spade and Trowel Garden Club and the Rome Area Writers Association.  She was an accomplished and published author and volunteered with the Rome Area History Museum.   Mrs. Wooten was married to the love of her life, Thomas Edward Wooten, on September 29, 1951, and he preceded her in death on December 6, 2017.  She was also preceded in death by her parents and a sister, Bertha Ozment.

Mrs. Wooten is survived by two daughters and sons-in-law, Donna and Gary Bumpass of Houston, TX, and Pam and Ken Morrow of Suwanee, GA; four grandsons and their wives, Jason and Becky Morrow, Joshua and Vicki Morrow, Johnny Bumpass, and Justin and Kristin Bumpass; one brother, Tommy Oliver and sister-in-law, Nell Oliver of Centre, AL; brother-in-law, L.V. Ozment and close relative, Faye Holland of Russellville, AL.  She was greatly loved and survived by her eight great-grandchildren and nieces and nephews.

Funeral services for Mrs. Wooten will be Saturday, January 6, 11 a.m. in the Carl Sidwell Chapel of Salmon Funeral Home, Rome, GA with Rev. David Nance officiating. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Saturday, January 6, 10-11 a.m. Graveside services will be Sunday, January 7, 1:30 p.m. at Pilot Hill Cemetery, Vina, AL where she will be laid to rest beside her husband. Deaton Funeral Home, Red Bay, AL will be in charge of arrangements.

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