Naomi Adeline Wooten

Published 12:24 pm Monday, January 9, 2023

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Naomi Adeline Wooten, 103, of Iredell County, N.C., passed away on Janu. 2, 2023, at Autumn Care of Statesville.  Naomi was born on Sept. 29, 1919 to James Monroe Wooten and Marsha White Wooten.

Naomi is preceded in death by: her parents; husband of 64 years, Claude Wooten; an infant daughter; 2 brothers, Royal Wooten, Clay Wooten; 3 sisters, Annie Messick, Mary Lea Sharp, and Stella Crater.

Naomi is survived by: her daughter, Linda Hammond (Hank); grandchildren, Brian Hammond, Lisa Hammond, Michael Hammond; great-grandchildren, Brycen Hammond, and Brooks Hammond.

Naomi was a graduate of Union Grove High School, a charter member of Union Grove Sonshiners, part of the Rural Ladies Booster Club, Calahaln Club, where she held offices with both groups. She enjoyed growing flowers and spending time in her vegetable garden.

A visitation will be held on Tuesday, Jan. 10, from 5-7 p.m. at Union Grove United Methodist Church. A funeral service will be held on Wednesday, Jan. 11 at 11 a.m. at Union Grove United Methodist Church, with Rev. Neil Shaw and Rev. David Hamlyn officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

Special thanks to Sherri’s In Home Care team- Kelly Earnest and Patsy Shoemaker, Autumn Care of Statesville staff, Dr. Andy White and Staff.

Bunch-Johnson is honored to be serving the Wooten family.