Mrs. Helen Wooten, 80, of Rome, passed away on Sunday, February 25, 2018. She was born on June 25, 1937, the daughter of the late Sidney Smithers Stewart and the late Martha Cassandra Brooks Stewart. Mrs. Wooten worked at Shorter University with the National Janitorial Service until a few years ago. Before that she worked at Floyd Medical Center in the cafeteria for 13 years. She was a member of Wilkerson Baptist Church and also a member of Women of Winthrop. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, James T. Wooten; her son, Tony Layne Morton; her grandson, Jason Wayne Morton; and her brothers, Ernest Lee Stewart, Horace Allen Stewart, and Sidney Eugene Stewart.
Mrs. Wooten is survived by her children, Stoney Wayne Morton of Erie, Penn., Wanda Lee Shelly of Rome, and Troy John Wesley Ford (Christy) of Rome; her grandchildren, Chad Arwin Morton (Kelly), LeeAnna Rene Edmonds (Chris), Kayla LeVon Holland (Jai), Cody Layne Morton, Andrew Edward Lindsey (Katlin), and Austin Turner Lindsey; her great-grandchildren, Brayden Morton, McKinli Morton, Tanner Morton, Jayla Holland, Ella Holland, Greyson Lindsey, and Branston Lindsey; her sisters, Jane Lambert Watson (Glancy) and Annette Carter (Danny).
Funeral services will be held on Friday, March 2, 2018, at 2:00 p.m. at Oaknoll Chapel with the Reverend Johnny Sisson and the Reverend Scott Lambert officiating. Interment will follow in Oaknoll Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends on Friday from 12:00 noon until the service hour.
Serving as pallbearers will be Chad Morton, Jai Holland, Chris Edmonds, Andrew Lindsey, Austin Lindsey, and Jody Shelly. Honorary pallbearers are Cody Morton, Glancy Watson, Danny Carter, and Tommy McGill.
Miller and Richards Oaknoll Chapel Funeral Home and Cremation Service is honored to serve Mrs. Wooten’s family. Please visit www.oaknollchapel.com to share your memories or leave a condolence message.