Friday, September 18, 2015

James Wooten

James Dale Wooten, 82, of Benton, AR (formerly of Wister, OK) went to be with his Lord & Savior  Wednesday, September 16, 2015 at his home  in Benton, AR. He was a member of Spring Creek Baptist Church in Benton James was born December 12, 1932 in Wister, OK to James "Harvey" & Ruby Lee (Thompson) Wooten.  James was a truck driver for 33 years earning 2 - 1 million miles awards with a personal accident-free driving record.  He was a member of Spring Creek Baptist Church in Benton.  James Dale had a love for animals and anything that he could feed or tame.  He was preceded in death by his wonderful parents; 3 brothers, Clifford Paul, Clem Doyle and Ronnie Lee Wooten; sister, Cledith Clydean; his wife of 33 years, Mary "Joann" (Sims) Wooten; ex-wife, Patricia Ann (McDaniel) Wooten; sons, James Jr. (Wiege) Terry Mike, Jack Layne, Alan Keith; daughter, Patricia "Patty" Lynn Perry.

Survivors include daughters Carol (Earnest) Tinkle of Mabelvale, AR, Rita (Jerry) Bryant of Benton, AR; sons, Kevin Joe of Little Rock, AR, Mark Wayne of Benton; 15 Grandchildren; 25 Great Grandchildren; brothers of Wister, OK, Lonnie, Gary, Robert, & Donnie; sisters, Doris Duvall, Ramona Vaughn and Linda Brannon of Wister, OK;  other relatives, loved ones and friends.

Services will be 2 pm, Sunday at Ellis Chapel Church in Wister, OK with Jim Cook officiating.  Interment will follow in Ellis Chapel Cemetery.

1 comment:

Steven Threlkeld said...

Deepest condolences to Jims family. I have known him since 1988 and can honesly say he was one of the finest men that I have ever had the privilage of knowing. He and Joanna were neighbors if mine for many years and friends for even more years.