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|Shirley Lee Woolman
May 2, 1918 - April 5, 2008
Shirley Lee Woolman, 89, of Farmington, was born May 2, 1918, in Sterling, Colo.,
to Marcus and Jennie (Kimler) Woolman. He passed away April 5, 2008.
Shirley was preceded in death by his parents;, twin sister, Shelley Wiley; brother,
Douglas, and sister, Carralena; first wife, Neva, and second wife, Estella.
Shirley came with his parents to La Plata in 1920 and moved to Farmington in
1924 to begin First grade. He graduated from Farmington High School in 1937. He
was a veteran of World War II, having served in the 743rd Anti-Aircraft Artillery
Gun Battalion as a Tech 4th Grade Sergeant. He retired from Mountain Bell after
more than 31 years of service
Throughout his life, Shirley spent much of his time hunting, fishing, camping,
traveling, and woodworking. He enjoyed making wooden puzzles. Shirley was a
member of the Eastside Church of Christ.
Shirley is survived by his wife of 22 years, Ione; sisters, Rose Neidigh, Mary
Garrison and Martha
(Jack) Morrison; sons, Neal (Judy) Woolman and Don (Linda) Woolman; daughter,
Ellen Woolman;, stepsons, Jim Darnell, Lonnie (Hazel) Darnell, Jerry D. (Vivian)
Darnell, and Wayne Darnell, and stepdaughter LaVeta Hawk; as well as numerous
grandchildren, great-grandchildren, great-great-grandchildren and
great-great-great-grandchildren, and friends.
The family will receive friends and loved ones from 6 to 8 p.m. today, Tuesday,
April 8, at Cope Memorial Chapel.
Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, April 9, at Eastside Church of
Christ, 2012 Huntzinger Ave. in Farmington. Interment will follow in Greenlawn
Pallbearers are grandsons, Leroy Woolman, Jerry Lee Darnell, Mark Darnell, Brett
Darnell, Montana Woolman and Kris Woolman.
Mr. Woolman's services are entrusted to Cope Memorial Chapel, 404 W. Arrington
St. in Farmington, (505) 327-5142
The Daily Times- Farmington, New Mexico
|Hershel A. Woolman
Hershel Albert Woolman, 90, of Shelbyville died Friday, March 6, 2009, at Ashford
Place Health Campus.
Born June 27, 1918, in Southport, he was the son of Albert P. and Bessie Mable
(Monroe) Woolman. He married Mary Jenkins on Nov. 12, 1939, and she preceded
him in death on Feb. 28, 2007.
Survivors include his children, Harold Wayne Woolman of Indianapolis, Patricia
Ann (husband, John "Bud") Comstock of Fairland, Stephen Randall Woolman of
Shelbyville and Cheryl Kay (husband, Steve) Bolt of Covington, Pa.; sister, Helen
Johnson of Rossville; 12 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; and one
He also was preceded in death by his parents; sisters, Vera Ferrel, Thelma Pratt,
Mary Steenbarger and Evelyn Reed; and brother, Harold Woolman.
Mr. Woolman had been a farmer and employed at Hygrade Packing, retiring in
1967; and with New Tribes Mission for 20 years, retiring in 1991.
He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II and received the Silver and Bronze
Mr. Woolman graduated from Boggstown High School.
He was a member of Burge Terrace Baptist Church in Indianapolis.
Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday at Murphy-Parks Funeral Service, 703
S. Harrison St.
Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home, with Pastor
DeWayne Felber officiating.
Burial will be in Forest Hill Cemetery, with military rites conducted by local veteran
Memorial contributions may be made to New Tribes Mission, 1000 E. First St.,
Sanford, FL 32771.
An online guest book can be signed at www.murphy-parks.com.
SHELBYNEWS.com March 7, 2009