Graveside services and burial with  full  military honors  (U.S.
Navy)   for   
Mr.  William  Benson  “Ben”  Wooten,  II, 91,  of
Gainesboro, Tennessee,  will  be  held  at  1  P.M. on Tuesday,
December  8, 2009,  at  the  Rob Draper Memorial Cemetery  in
the Stone community of Jackson County, TN.

The  family  will  receive  friends  on  Monday from 5 P.M. – 9 P.
M.,  and  Tuesday  from  11 A.M.  until  time  to  depart for the
cemetery.

Mr. Wooten passed  away  on  Saturday, December 5, 2009, at
his son’s residence in Nashville, TN.
   
He was born March 22, 1918, in Gainesboro, TN, to the  late
William B. Wooten I   and   Minnie Bryan Wooten.   He   was
married to the late
Frances Myers Wooten, who passed away
January 17, 1988.

He  was  a  retired  Lt. Commander in the U.S. Navy  with  30
years of service. He served during World War II and the Korean
War.    He  was  of  the  Methodist  faith.    He   was   the  former
Postmaster   in   Gainesboro   and   mayor  of  Gainesboro.  Mr.
Wooten  was a former Jackson County commissioner, chairman
of   the   Jackson  County  Board  of  Education,   and   Election
Commission Officer.

Survivors   include   
2   Sons: William B. Wooten III and wife,
Nancy of Nashville, TN;   and   David Wooten and wife, Linda  of
Nashville,   TN;
   1    Granddaughter:   MacKenzie Wooten  of
Nashville, TN; and his
Cherished Pet Companion: Sadie.
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