Viola W. Wooten

Published 9:51 am Wednesday, June 1, 2022

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Mrs. Viola Willornease Wooten (Mawmaw), a lifelong resident of Atmore, was born July 27, 1932 and passed away peacefully in her home on May 27, 2022.

Mrs. Wooten is preceded in death by her parents, Roy and Fannie Boggan Smith. She is also preceded in death by two brothers, Obin Smith and Bobby Lee (Sonny) Smith; and one great-grandson, Drake Boutwell.

Mrs. Wooten is survived by her loving husband of 67 years, Mr. Clark Wooten; her brother, Gladden (Ruthie) Smith of Atmore; her children, Danny (Mary Jean) Sanspree of Birmingham, Gail (Randall) Miller of Little Rock, Judy Wooten Pouncey of Stapleton, Debbie (Tony) Patterson of Canoe, Bobby (Cheryl) Wooten of Little Rock and Don (Lila) Wooten of Birmingham; 12 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and six great-great grandchildren.

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She is also survived by her sisters in law, Jean (Joe) Pennington of Spanish Fort and Adeline Rhinehart of Canoe.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that you donate to a foundation of your choice, Southern Care Hospice or place Gideon International Bibles in her honor.

Funeral services were held at Johnson-Quimby Funeral Home on May 31, 2022. Burial followed at Robinsonville Baptist Church.

Johnson-Quimby Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.