Margarette Wooley Earle

Published 3:22 pm Monday, September 30, 2013

Mrs. Margarette Wooley Earle, 90, of Atmore, passed away Thursday, Sept. 26, 2013, in Brewton.

She was born in Repton on April 30, 1923, to the late Emmett Joseph and Anna

Williamson Wooley. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Atmore and was a longtime member of the First United Methodist Church Guild.

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Mr. and Mrs. Earle owned Earleā€™s Jewelers for more than 43 years. She volunteered at Atmore Nursing Home Beauty Shop for more than 25 years and was a member of the Order of Eastern Star and was Grand Ruth of Alabama and lifetime appointment of Colorado. She was a staff member to Governor Lurleen Wallace.

Those who preceded her in death include her husband, Herman B. Earle; a daughter, Virginia Ann Earle; two brothers; a sister and one great-granddaughter, Taylor Stewart.

Survivors include two daughters, Margarita E. (Ron) Headley of Brewton and Frances E. (Wayne) Dunn of Atmore; grandchildren, Kristie Dunn Dieguez, Heather Headley Stewart, Tracy Dunn Murphy and Kimberley Headley Flores; and nine great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 28, from the Johnson-Quimby Funeral Home Chapel, with the Rev. Ron Headley, the Rev. Debora Bishop and the Rev. Mike Bedford officiating. Interment followed in Oak Hill Cemetery.

Active pallbearers were Wayne Dunn, Larry Wooley, Roberto Flores, Wallace Byrd, Jerald Jaye, Todd Murphy and Tommy John Earle.

Flowers will be accepted but donations can be made to the First United Methodist Church of Atmore Sanctuary Fund.

Johnson-Quimby Funeral Home, Inc., was entrusted with all arrangements.