Linda L. Wooten(1950 - 2013)

Linda Wooten

Linda Lee Wooten, 63, of Coulterville, Ill., born June 19, 1950, in Belleville, Ill., passed away at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 30, 2013, at her home after a battle with glioblastoma. She was surrounded by her loved ones.

Linda was a graduate of Pinckneyville Community High School, Pinckneyville, Ill., and worked at the First National Bank of Sparta, Sparta, Ill., for 37 years. She was of the Baptist faith, a member of VFW Ladies Auxiliary Post 6865, Coulterville, Ill., and Marissa Recreational Area. She loved spending time with family and friends. She also loved riding and showing quarter horses, camping, golfing and was proud that twice she got double eagle holes-in-one on a par four. She lived life to the fullest and maintained her sense of humor until the end. Linda's positive outlook on life and infectious laughter will be truly missed by everyone who knew and loved her.

She was preceded in death by her parents, William "Bill" and Lillian, nee Offerman, Frederking; her daughter, Kristin Rae Wooten; and her nephew, Jeff Frederking.

Surviving are her husband of 45 years, Richard Wooten, whom she married on May 11, 1968, in Concord Baptist Church in Rice, Ill.; son, Richard Wooten Jr., and daughter-in-law, Julie Follman both of University City, Mo.; sister, Anna Marie "Tudy" (Bud) Sheeler and brothers, Clyde Frederking and Frederick (Brenda) Frederking, all of Coulterville, Ill.; sisters-in-law, Theresa (Marty) Patton of Sparta, Ill., and Rita (Larry) Kelly of Sikeston, Mo.; expecting a granddaughter on August 21, 2013; and many nieces and nephews, Mary Beth Sheeler, Fred Frederking, Clete Frederking, Daryl Frederking, Melanie Frederking, Susan Phillips, Liz Beckley, Ronni Nagel, Garrett Kelly and Wesley Kelly.

Memorial donations may be made to Coulterville Public School c/o Girls Golf Team. For more information or to sign an online guest register please visit www.pyattfuneralhome.com

Visitation: Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 1, 2013, and 8 to 10 a.m. Friday, Aug. 2, 2013, at Pyatt Funeral Home, Coulterville, Ill.

Funeral: Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, Aug. 2, 2013, at Pyatt Funeral Home, Coulterville, Ill., with Reverend Clifton Lingle and Robert Graham officiating. Interment will be in Coulterville City Cemetery, Coulterville, Ill.

PYATT FUNERAL HOME, Coulterville, Ill.

Published in Belleville News-Democrat on Aug. 1, 2013