Memoriam of Woolman
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Mary E. Woolman

Mary Elizabeth Woolman, 88, of Shelbyville died Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2007, at
Hospice Inpatient Facility in Columbus.

Born April 16, 1918, in British Columbia, Canada, she was the daughter of Fred
and Lilli Maude (Seeley) Jenkins. She married Hershel Woolman on Nov. 12,
1939, and he survives.

Other survivors include her sons, Harold Wayne Woolman of Indianapolis and
Stephen Randall Woolman of Shelbyville; daughters, Patricia Ann (husband,
John "Bud") Comstock of Fairland and Cheryl Kay (husband, Steve) Bolt of
Covington, Pa.; 12 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; and two

She was preceded in death by her parents, five brothers and three sisters.

Mrs. Woolman lived in Indiana before moving to Missouri for 20 years. She
moved to Shelbyville in 1990.

She had worked as an office assistant at New Tribes Mission in Missouri,
retiring in 1988.

Mrs. Woolman had attended Boggstown High School.

She was a member of Burge Terrace Baptist Church in Indianapolis.

Mrs. Woolman enjoyed sewing and volunteering for New Tribes.

Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday at Murphy-Parks Funeral Service, 703
S. Harrison St.

Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home, with the Rev.
Wendall Voght officiating.

Burial will be in Forest Hill Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to New Tribes Missions, in care of
Murphy-Parks Funeral Service, 703 S. Harrison St., Shelbyville, IN 46176.

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Cox, Esther L.
December 22, 2006

Esther L. Woolman Venard Cox 95, Noblesville, died December 21, 2006
at Harbour Manor Care Center.
She was born December 5, 1911 in Zionsville, IN to Evert and Iva
(Antrim) Woolman.
She was a secretary in the purchasing department for William H. Block
Department Store, retiring in 1976. She graduated from Fishers High
School in 1931. Mrs. Cox was a member of Noblesville Senior Citizens
Organization, Foods and Fashions Home Economics Club, and First
Christian Church.
She is survived by sister, Opal Goodnight of Muncie; daughter, Pat
(Venard) Martin of Lawrence; son, James Cox of Noblesville; daughter,
Laverta (Cox) Roudebush of Noblesville; 10 grandchildren; and 10
She was preceded in death by her first husband, Gordon Venard, who
preceded her in death in 1940; her second husband, Harold Cox, who
preceded her in death in 1990; a brother, Lawrence Woolman; a son,
Marcus Lee Venard; and a grandchild, Greg Martin. Funeral services at
10 a.m. Saturday, December 23 at Randall & Roberts Funeral Home,
Noblesville, with calling one hour prior to service. Rev. Stanley R. Sutton
will officiate.
Visitation will also be held Friday, December 22 from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. at
the funeral home. Burial will be in Oaklawn Memorial Gardens,
Indianapolis. Arrangements by: Randall & Roberts Funeral Homes,
Noblesville-Fishers. Memorial contributions may be made to Parkinsons
Fund or First Christian Church.
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