John Ellis Wooten III – Obituary

John Ellis Wooten, III, 68, passed away on Monday March 5, 2018 at his residence. He was born in Wake County the son of Shirley Sanderlin Wooten and the late John Ellis Wooten, Jr.

A memorial service celebrating his life will be held at 2 o’clock Thursday afternoon March 8, 2018 at the Wake Forest Baptist Church with Dr. Bill Slater officiating. A private burial will be held at Pine Forest Memorial Gardens.

John is survived by his wife; Wanda Thompson Wooten, his sons; John E. Wooten, IV and wife Kristine of Raleigh and Michael T. Wooten of Wake Forest, mother; Shirley S. Wooten of Wake Forest, sister; Shirley Katherine “Kate” Forgeng and husband Joe of Raleigh, brother; William S. “Bill” Wooten and wife Terry of Clarksville, VA.

Memorial contributions can be made to the Wake Forest Baptist Church Community Garden fund 118 E. South Ave. Wake Forest, NC 27587 or to Transitions Life Care Hospice 250 Hospice Cir. Raleigh, NC 27607 or to the Wake Forest Rotary Club P.O. Box 1126 Wake Forest, NC 27588-1126.

A reception will be held immediately following the service in the church fellowship building.

A service of Bright Funeral Home & Cremation Center, 405 S. Main St., Wake Forest. (919) 556-5811