Della Wooten, daughter of the late T.B. Walker and Willie Mae Kelly Walker, was born on Nov. 2, 1943, at Wilson, Ark. and died in her residence near Essex on April 24, 2012, at the age of 68.
Mrs. Wooten was a home-maker and resident of rural Essex.
She was united in marriage to Dale E. Wooten on Dec. 31, 1959, at Hayti. Mr. Wooten survives of the home near Essex.
Other survivors include one son and daughter in law, Delbert and Cindy Wooten of Malden; two daughters, Eloise "Sue" Dauer and husband, Andrew of Labadie, and Ella Dix of Dexter; one brother, J.B. Walker of Boaz, Ala.; one sister, Nancy Stratton of Boaz, Ala.; nine grandchildren and 10 great- grandchildren.
Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by one son, Kelvin Edward Wooten; by three sisters, Onie
Lou Petty, Margie Jo Wooten and Dorothy Ann Pate.
A memorial service will be conducted at 10 a.m. Friday, April 27, 2012, in the Lighthouse Christian Center at Dexter with Rev. Tim Russell officiating.
Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home of Dexter in charge of arrangements.