James Wooten, age 53, of Douglas, passed away on Wednesday April 3, 2019 at Coffee Regional Medical Center. James was born on October 14, 1965 in Atlanta, the son of James Tyrone Wooten and Nellie Mae Mulkey Wooten.
Mr. Wooten was a park ranger with General Coffee State Park, an interpreter at Florance Marina State Park and an interpreter at Picketts Mill Battle Field in Dallas, Ga.
Survivors include his wife, Lucy L. Wooten of Douglas; two sons, Gordon Wooten of Valdosta and Richard Wooten of Valdosta; parents, James T. and Nellie Mae Wooten of Douglas.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m., Saturday April 6, 2019 from the Chapel of Sims Funeral Home with Rev. Clinton Moore and Rev. Tim Mock officiating. Interment followed at Douglas City Cemetery. Pallbearers were Doug Ward, Arnie Bowers, Brad Barlow, Cleve Ragsdale, Tommy Scott and Steve Cowart. The honorary pallbearer was Gordon Water.
Sims Funeral Home in Douglas was in charge of arrangements.