Pearl Elizabeth McKnight (Moody) Wooten

August 11, 1924 ~ January 26, 2024 (age 99) 99 Years Old

Pearl Elizabeth McKnight Wooten Obituary

Mrs. Pearl Elizabeth McKnight Wooten, age 99 of Trion, Georgia, formerly of Rutherford County, TN, passed away Friday, January 26, 2024 at her residence.

The last of 11 children, Mrs. Wooten was born in Murfreesboro, Tennessee on August 11, 1924, daughter of the late Robert David Moody and Rosie Miller Moody.  She was a member of the Spring Creek Baptist Church and was an exceptional seamstress and upholsterer.  Mrs. Wooten was a prayer warrior, dedicated to Christ, and loved to attend Church and family functions.   She enjoyed fishing, gardening, watching golf, especially if Tiger Woods was involved, and loved to “Shoot the Moon” in a fun game of Rook.  In addition to her parents, Mrs. Wooten was preceded in death by her first husband of 48 years, Hudson McKnight; sons, William Robert “Bobby” McKnight and Paul Howard McKnight; and a granddaughter, Karen Tejas.

Mrs. Wooten is survived by her husband, Jackie Lee Wooten; daughters and son-in-law, Pamela Jean Clark and Teresa Kay and Robert Henson; daughter-in-law, Jewell McKnight; sisters-in-law, Jene Autry and Betty (Harold) Parrish; grandchildren, Kenney(Darcell) McKnight, Richie(Christie) McKnight, Michelle(John) Howse, Paul(Gwen) McKnight, Jr., Sandy(Rodney) Smitty, Teresa Dunn, Lisa Gooch, Robert Witty, Nick(Ali) Humphrey, Tiffany Miller, Josh Henson and Kaitlyn Henson; 28 great grandchildren; 20 great-great grandchildren, and a number of nieces and nephews.

Funeral Services for Mrs. Wooten will be held Thursday, February 1, 2024 at 2:00 P.M. in the Spring Creek Baptist Church with Pastor Chris Holman officiating.  Interment will follow in the church cemetery.

Pallbearers will include Michael Scruggs, Andrew Smith, John Howse, Johnathan McKnight, Shawn McKnight, Shane McKnight, Stacey Evans, Stephen McKnight, Richie McKnight and Nick Humphrey.

Mrs. Wooten will lie in state at the Spring Creek Baptist Church where the family will receive friends Thursday from 12:00 Noon until the funeral hour.

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February 1, 2024

12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Spring Creek Baptist Church
2629 Spring Creek Road
Trion, GA 30753

Funeral Service
February 1, 2024

2:00 PM
Spring Creek Baptist Church
2629 Spring Creek Road
Trion, GA 30753


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