|Birth: ||Jun. 29, 1873|
|Death: ||Aug. 19, 1963|
d/o M/M J. J. Dick; married 24 Nov 1897 to Thomas James Wooldridge
Wooldridge, Mattie Emma (Dick)
Mrs. Wooldridge Dies at 90, Funeral In Eagle Lake
Funeral services for Mrs. Mattie Emma Wooldridge, 90, were held Aug. 22 at Mill Bauer Funeral home in Eagle Lake with burial in Lakeside cemetery.
Rev. Henry Adrion III officiated. Stanley Irwin sang "In the Garden; and Mrs. Clara Mae Nash was organist.
Mrs. Wooldridge died Monday night in Laughlin hospital. She had been under treatment there for 8 days. She was in the extension department of First Baptist church Sunday school.
Born in Columbus June 29 1872, she was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. J. Dick. She was married Nov. 24, 1897, to Thomas James Wooldridge and moved to Oakland where the couple made their home until 1944, when Mr. Wooldridge retired and they moved to Eagle Lake, making their home there until Mr. Wooldridge's death in October 1958. Mrs. Wooldridge then went to live with her daughter, Mrs. Tommie Neiswender, visiting several months each year with Mrs. Hazel Havens, her other daughter, in Houston.
She is survived by the 2 daughters, one granddaughter and a great-grandson, one sister Mrs. Elma Miles of San Antonio and several nieces and nephews.
Her only son, J. Dick Wooldridge, died in 1946.
Among out of town relatives and friends present for the funeral were Mrs. Elma Miles and son Milton of San Antonio, Mr. and Mrs. Joe D. Pierce and son Joey, Mr. and Mrs. M. L. Roberts, Corpus Christi; Mrs. Elizabeth Albert, Mrs. Clay Walker and Mr. and Mrs. W. L. Woodruff Jr. and sons, Houston; Mrs. Lena Riggenberg, Mrs. Jack Matthews, Mrs. G. D. Gertsenberg, Mrs. Henry Poppe and Mrs. Willie Shimek, Weimar; Mrs. Amelia Raun, El Campo.
Pallbearers were Herman Booth, Leo Kretzschmar, Jack Obenhaus, H. E. Tate, Edgar Baring and Harry D. Larson.
Honorary pallbearers were Bryant Skeeter, A. W. Linke, Alton Kingsley, Les Euers, Billy Gray, Roy A. Van Nort and Rev. John R. Davis.
Colorado County Citizen, September 5, 1963, page 8
Thomas James Wooldridge (1873 - 1958)*
Tommie S Wooldridge Neiswender (1904 - 1993)*
Created by: jakeberry
Record added: Jun 03, 2012
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