Callie P. Wooten
Callie Powell Wooten, 79, of Vass, died peacefully Sunday, July 26, 2009, at FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital in Pinehurst, after several years of declining health.
She was formerly of Robbins, and the owner-operator of Little Angels Happy Playschool. She was also the former nursery director of Our Savior Lutheran Church in Southern Pines.
Mrs. Wooten was an excellent homemaker. Her hobbies included floral arranging, home decorating, and doll collecting.
She was preceded in death by her husband, the Rev. Charles Wesley Wooten; brothers, Will, John, and Kenneth Powell; sisters, Edna "Dot" Millard and Pat Willouby; and her mother, Essie Davis Powell.
Surviving are daughters, Sue Wooten Grissom and her husband, David, of Yanceyville, Christie Wooten Allen and her husband, Larry, of Whispering Pines, and Charline Wooten Beck and her husband, David, of Smithfield; grandchildren, Kellie Grissom Ciferni and husband, Joseph, of Creedmoor, Susanna Grissom Herzberg and husband, Jason, of Graham, Jaclyn Beck Kennedy and husband, Billy, of Seagrove, Lee Wooten Allen, of Chapel Hill, Kelci Beck, of Greenville, Shelby Beck of Smithfield; great-grandchildren, Paige and David Ciferni, of Creedmoor, and Will and Carly Kate Kennedy, of Seagrove; and her beloved pet poodle, Matilda.
Funeral services were held Tuesday, July 28, at 2 p.m. at Pikeville Cemetery in Pikeville, with the Rev. David Grissom, the Rev. David Beck, and the Rev. David Hollowell officiating. A reception celebrating Mrs. Wooten's life followed at Mt. Carmel United Methodist Church in Pikeville. A visitation for friends was held Monday, July 27, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at Phillips Funeral Home in Star.
Memorials may be made to Mt. Carmel United Methodist Church, 610 Mt. Carmel Church Road, Pikeville, NC 27863.
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