Edwin A. Wooley, son of the late Edwin Wooley and Lilly Tite Wooley, was born on March 23, 1925, at Ranger, Texas, and died in Missouri Southern Healthcare at Dexter on Monday, Feb. 12, 2007, at the age of 81.
Mr. Wooley was of the Baptist faith, a former employee of Huffman Construction Company in Poplar Bluff, a veteran of the United States Army serving in World War II, a member of the Dexter Masonic Lodge #532 where he served as past master, a member of the Poplar Bluff American Legion and a resident of Poplar Bluff.
Survivors include two sons, Boyce A. Wooley of Dexter and Glen Edwin Wooley of Madisonville, Ky.; one daughter, Carol LaRue of Huntingburg, Ind.; one half-brother, Robert Moore of Dawson Springs, Ky.; three sisters, Aline York and Ruby Dowdy, both of Dexter, and Adele Eagle of Little Rock, Ark.; eight grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by one brother, William Wooley; three step-brothers, Floyd Moore, Raymond Moore and Roy Moore; two sisters, Mildred Taylor and Ruth Young; and one half-sister, Shirley Stegall.
Visitation will be held from 12:30-2 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2007, at the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
A memorial service will be conducted at 2 p.m. in the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Chapel.
Interment will follow in the Chalk Bluff Cemetery.