Ms. Sara Dean Carroll Wooten, 80, of Linden passed away peacefully at her home surrounded by her family, on Monday August 17, 2020. She was born in Linden to the late Green Black Newton Carroll and Viena Ila Hickerson Carroll. Sara graduated from Linden High School Class of 1959 and graduated from Draughons Business College in Nashville in the early 60's. She worked as a Secretary and Bookkeeper for many years. She was also an Entrepreneur owning a Mobile Home Company, Butterculp Properties which was a Home Building Co. and a restaurant called Sara's Tennessee Hamburgers all in Houston, Texas before meeting her husband Sam Wooten and returning to Linden. After moving back to Linden she worked at various jobs from the Courthouse to her final job as Bookkeeper for the Perry County Highway Department. Sara was a member of the Linden United Methodist Church. She enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren, her children, her sister and her countless friends.
In addition to her parents she is also preceded in death by her husband Sam Wooten.
Survivors include her children Joshua (Keri) Wooten of Boonsboro, Maryland and Susan Kessler of Silver Spring, Maryland, grandchildren Kirsten and Sam Wooten and Lilly Kessler, a sister Nella Jean Williams of Marietta, Georgia and a host of other loving family members and many, many friends.
The family has requested that visitors please wear a mask.
While visiting or attending services for Ms. Sara Wooten, please consider the following guidelines:
* Maintain 6 feet between yourself and the next closest person;
* Refrain from hugs and handshakes;
* When you sneeze or cough, use your elbow to cover your nose and mouth;
* Wash your hands often;
* Avoid touching your face; and
* Minimize time spent in places where people gather.
Thank you for your thoughtfulness and consideration.
Under CDC guidance NO OUTSIDE FOOD may be brought to the funeral home, but may be taken to the family home at 141 West Main Street, Linden, Tn.
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