Death of Margaret Wooten

Margaret C. Wooten passed away Friday, May 8th, 2015 at a hospice facility in Sugarland, Texas. She had been visiting her son David and her daughter in law Bobby in Houston, Texas. She had been in the hospital in Sugarland for the past two weeks with a collapsed lung and pneumonia before being transferred to the hospice facility.

Margaret was 94 years old and the oldest member of our church.. She began attending and had been a member of First Methodist since the early 1940s. David and Bobby thank you for the phone calls, prayers and for keeping them all in your thoughts during this time.

An announcement regarding the memorial service will be made at a later date.     Here are some fond pictures of Margaret.

Miles Funeral Home in Hazlehurst announces the memorial service for Margaret Canady Wooten, age 94, of Houston, Texas, who passed away May 08, 2015 following a short illness. Services will be held at 11 am Thursday, May 28th in the Chapel of Miles Funeral Home in Hazlehurst.

Mrs. Wooten was born December 24th 1920 in Appling County, Georgia to Remer & Jimmie Lou Canady. She attended GAB Business School in Macon and the University of Georgia in Athens. During WW11 she …contributed to the war effort as an administrative employee for the J.A. Jones Construction Company in Brunswick, Georgia. The Jones Company built liberty ships for cargo and transportation purposes during the war. She worked as office manager for 23 years for the Hazlehurst Manufacturing Company. After retirement she volunteered as a Pink Lady for 11 years at the Jeff Davis Hospital. She was a lifelong member of the Methodist Church. She served as President of the Friendship Sunday School Class and Leader of the Circle Two.

She is survived by her son: David A. Wooten and daughter-in-law: Bobby D. Wooten of Houston, Texas; step-children: Erin Renfro of Ashville, NC, Stacey Phillips and Jamie Ekstrom of Fresno, Texas; 8 step-grandchildren: niece: Jackie Slatkow of Delray Beach, Florida; nephew: Victor Tillman of Portland, Texas. She was predeceased by her husband of 63 years Braxton Bragg (BB) Wooten.

In lieu of flowers the family requests a memorial donation be made to the First Methodist Church of Hazlehurst.

Miles Funeral Home in Hazlehurst announces the memorial service for Margaret Canady Wooten, age 94, of Houston, Texas, who passed away May 08, 2015 following a short illness. Services will be held at 11 am Thursday, May 28th in the Chapel of Miles Funeral Home in Hazlehurst.

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