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Dorothy Lee "Dottie" Childers Wooten, 85, of Barboursville, W.Va., formerly of Catlettsburg, passed away Sunday Sept. 24, 2017, in Emogene Dolin Hospice House in Huntington, W.Va.
Mrs. Wooten was born July 30, 1932, in Catlettsburg, to the late David and Sara Adeline Brown Childers.
In addition to her parents, Dorothy was preceded in death by her husband, Jack Wooten in August; a daughter, Rita Scarberry Hulett; three brothers, Raymond Childers, Russell Childers and Ed Childers; and four sisters Elva Beincamper, Jenny Bishop, Betty Perdue and Leta Williamson.
Dorothy attended Hatfield Elementary and Thomas R. Brown High School, worked for Sylvania and later in the Election Polls for 44 years. She was a dedicated and loving homemaker who loved taking care of her family, enjoyed basketball and was a member of Oakland Avenue Baptist Church.
Survivors include one son, David Paul Wooten and wife Debbie of Hobe Sound, Fla.; a daughter, Teresa "Terry" Wooten of Barboursville, W.Va.; two grandchildren, Deidre Gail Merkle and Jack David (Beth) Hulett; and three great-grandchildren, Jordan Blair Merkle, Carly Hulett and Kendra Hulett.
A graveside service for Mrs. Wooten will be at 1 p.m. Friday, Sept. 29, 2017, in Golden Oaks Memorial Gardens with Brother Don Bolt officiating.
Friends may visit from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Friday at Kilgore & Collier Funeral Home, 2702 Panola Street in Catlettsburg.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Hospice of Huntington, P.O. Box 464, Huntington, WV 25709.
Condolences may be sent to kilgorecollierfuneralhome.com.
Published on September 27, 2017
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