Norma Lee Woolington, 80, of Brooksville, Florida passed away in Brooksville on Thursday, June 20, 2013 on her way to a doctor’s appointment holding the hand of her husband.
Remembrance celebrations took place at her daughter’s (Kathy Leath) house June 21, 2013 and at Louge’s Restaurant June 22, 2013.
Mrs. Woolington was born December 19, 1932, in Hannibal to Arthur and Margaret Shobe Margriter. She was married to Tom Woolington on January 20, 1978 in Downers Grove, Illinois. He survives.
Other survivors include two sons, Earl Dean Cox (Sandra) of Hannibal, Daniel L. Cox (Elana) of Marietta, Georgia, two daughters, Kathy E. Cox Leath of Hannibal, Brenda L. Williams of Colorado, one sister Francis Swisegood (Dave) of Augusta, Illinois and one brother, George Margriter of Brunswick, Georgia, eight grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews.
She is preceded in death by her parents, one daughter, Linda Sue Cox, one brother, Arthur Margriter Hickman, three sisters, Margaret Charlene McClaaren, Lorraine Roberston, and Patsy Gardener and one grandson, Jesse David Cox.
She grew up on the South Side and attended A.D. Stowell School. Norma was a homemaker. She enjoyed her family, fishing, crocheting, needlepoint, cooking, word search puzzles, bird watching and the great outdoors. She belonged to the “Crafty Stitcher’s Club” in Brooksville where profits were donated to the community and the less fortunate. She was also an original member of Hannibal’s first Water Ski Club in the mid-’60s. Also in the ‘60s, she was a member and Sunday School Teacher of South Side Baptist Church.
Mrs. Woolington will be missed by all her loved ones and friends.