Glenn Wooten

Tuesday, April 24, 2007

Glenn Virgil Wooten, 83, of Jackson died Sunday, April 22, 2007, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau.

He was born Oct. 1, 1923, in Cloverdale, Ala., son of Lawrence and Edna Dixon Wooten. He and Lavon T. Linville were married Jan. 29, 1946, in Florence, Ala. She died Sept. 9, 1992.

Wooten worked on an assembly line at Delco Battery in Muncie, Ind.

He was a paratrooper with the U.S. Army 101st Airborne during World War II.

Survivors include two sons, Bill and Bob Wooten of Jackson; a brother, Lester Wooten of Florence; two sisters, Betty Windborn and Mary Lois Brewer of Florence; eight grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by two brothers and a sister.

Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. today at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Scott City.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Greenview Memorial Chapel in Florence, with the Rev. Henry Melton officiating. Burial will be Thursday at 1 p.m. in Railroad Cemetery in Wayne County, Tenn.