Dorothy Woolsey

Dorothy Ann (Wiggins) Woolsey, 85, of Mount Vernon, Ind., passed away on Thursday, October 2, 2014 in Evansville, Ind. She was born on April 13, 1929 in Mount Vernon, Ind., to Carl and Maggie (Brooks) Wiggins.
Dorothy was a member of Harvestime Temple. She enjoyed collecting porcelain dolls, teddy bears, playing bingo, and working puzzle books.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 52 years, James E. Woolsey; parents; sisters, Pearl Stallings, Edna Freeman, Wilma Wiggins, Laura Wells, and Edith Cameron; brothers, Everett, Melvin, and Paul Wiggins; step-fathers, Edward Gartner and Joseph Conrad; daughter-in-law, Angela Woolsey.
She is survived by her daughters, Darla Woolsey of Mount Vernon, Diana Collins (Perry Hawes) of Robards, Ky., and Cheryl (Sam) Jenny of Carmi, Ill.; sons, Bill (Debbie) Woolsey of Mount Vernon and Darryl Woolsey of Mount Vernon; grandchildren, Dwayne (Jennifer) Woolsey, Corey (Amy) Woolsey, John Walter Martin, Eric Woolsey, Dan (Jackie) Woolsey, Erica Egan, Matthew (Holly) Woolsey, and Brenna Woolsey; step-grandchildren, Christopher and Craig Lyons, and Sammy (Chas) Jenny; great-grandchildren, Shelby, Peyton, Courtney, Sabrina, Brandon, Zachary, Emma, and Noah Woolsey, Cooper Rae Collins and Bristol Ann Egan; step great-grandchildren, Rees, Graeson, Jackson, and Rylon Lyons.
Service were held at 10 am Monday, October 6, 2014 at Schneider Funeral Home, 512 Main Street, Mount Vernon, Ind., with Rev. Mark Tabor officiating and burial to follow in Bellefontaine Cemetery.
Visitation was from 3 until 7 p.m., on Sunday, October 5, 2014 at the funeral home.
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