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John Riley Wooten
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Birth: Jan. 9, 1854
Gallia County
Ohio, USA
Death: Mar. 26, 1916
Athens County
Ohio, USA

CROSSED THE BAR

J.R. Wooten Died Suddenly at Athens Hospital Monday Morning

Death came suddenly to John Riley Wooten, a well known citizen of Wellston, Monday morning at the Athens Hospital where has been a patient for the past two months.
Mr Wooten was born in Gallia County sixty two years ago but has been a resident of Wellston for 34 years being employed as a miner until his health failed. He was a splendid citizen and his affliction caused widespread regret. Surviving him are his wife, who was formerly Alice Campbell, three daughters and two sons, Mrs(Alverta)John Gray of this city, Mrs P.B Higgins of Nelsonville, Mrs M.O. Barrett and Will Wooten of Columbus and Harry Wooten of Hamden. He also leaves aged mother, Mrs Malinda Gilbert of Alger, five brothers and one sister, G.W. and Hile Wooten of Alger, Joshua of Indiana, William of Coffeyville, Kan., Albert T. of Gallipolis and Mrs J. S Starkey of South Wellston.
The funeral will be held Thursday afternoon at one o'clock at the Baptist church. Those called here by Mr. Wooten's death were Alert Wooten, G.W. Wooten, Mr. and Mrs. Barrett, Mr. and Mrs. Pearl Higgins and son Warren, Will Wooten, Miss Hazel Starkey of Springfield, a niece, the bereaved wife's sister-in-law, Mrs Ella Campbell and daughter Blanche of Columbus and Stephen Davis, a brother-in-law, of Thealka, Ky. 
 
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 Parents:
  Abraham Washington Wooten (1826 - 1872)
  Malinda Johnson Wooten Gilbert (1829 - 1925)
 
 Spouse:
  Sarah Alice Campbell Wooten (1858 - 1937)
 
 Children:
  Alverta Wooten Gray (1879 - 1922)*
  Alva Thomas Wooten (1881 - 1889)*
  Riley Alva Wooten (1881 - ____)*
  Maude Wooten (1884 - 1887)*
  Carrie Ellen Wooten Higgins (1887 - 1959)*
  Harry Alonzo Wooten (1887 - 1949)*
  Georgia Ann Wooten Barrett (1888 - 1962)*
  William Riley Wooten (1897 - 1960)*
 
 Siblings:
  John Riley Wooten (1854 - 1916)
  William Harvey Wooten (1856 - 1931)*
  George Washington Wooten (1857 - 1940)*
  Albert Thomas Wooten (1860 - 1940)*
  James Hile Wooten (1863 - 1917)*
  Mary Elizabeth Wooten Starkey (1865 - 1958)*
  Joshua Clark Wooten (1868 - 1948)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Hamden Cemetery
Hamden
Vinton County
Ohio, USA
 
Maintained by: Roanna Dolan Griffin
Originally Created by: Krys
Record added: Jan 29, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6138833
John Riley Wooten
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