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Underwood Missionary Baptist Church
Saturday June 27th, 2020
11:00am - 2:00pm

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Leon Wooten


Leon Wooten, Age 90, of the Underwood Community in Macon County, passed away Tuesday night, June 23, 2020 at Sumner Regional Medical Center in Gallatin.  Due to the COVID-19 virus and the church size, the family has requested a Family Only Funeral Service for Mr. Leon Wooten, which will be conducted on Saturday, June 27th from the Underwood Missionary Baptist Church with Elder Troy White officiating.  Interment will follow in the Underwood Cemetery with Military Honors.  The interment will be open to the public. 

 The body of Mr. Leon Wooten will lie in state at the Underwood Missionary Baptist Church on Saturday June 27th where visitation with the family will be prior to the funeral from 11:00 a.m. until service time at 2:00 p.m.   We ask that you honor the family’s request due to the Coronavirus and based on CDC Guidelines that you refrain from hugging and any handshakes while visiting, and when possible please wear a mask.

The family request memorials in the form of donations be made to the Underwood Cemetery.  You may make these donations by calling or coming by the funeral home.  You may also make them at the church, during visitation time.

 He is survived by:

Wife:  Betty Griggs Wooten

Sons:  Barney and wife Amanda Wooten

Lee Wooten, all of the Underwood Community

Daughter:  Jennifer and husband Ricky Gammons, of Lafayette

Brothers:  Ralph “Cleon” and wife Sylvia Wooten of Mesa, AZ

Opey and wife Pauline Wooten, of Indianapolis, IN

Sister:  Mary Katherine Pitcock, of Lebanon

Grandchildren:  Clint Doss

Nathan Gammons, both of Lafayette

Hunter Wooten, of the Underwood Community

Great-Grandchildren:  Caydence Doss

Haven Doss, both of Lafayette

Arrangements entrusted to Anderson & Son Funeral Home, Lafayette, Directors, 615-666-4011


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What a great man! I will forever remember my time with him and his stories. Thank you for the memories, now Rest In Peace

Dennis Sonney Jun 26 2020 12:00 AM

Sorry about the passing of your love one. Did not know of him directly , but through Mrs. Betty. heard of him.
Mrs. Betty so sorry.

May GOD be with all of you during this time.

Your Friends ,
Joyce & Robert Russell

Joyce Jun 25 2020 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Leon Wooten

Steve & Janice Turner Jun 25 2020 12:00 AM

So sorry to hear of Mr. Wootens passing. You are in our prayers. We love you Barney, Amanda and Hunter.
Daniel and Sarah

Sarah Jun 25 2020 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Leon Wooten

Marti Brauer Jun 25 2020 12:00 AM

Betty and the entire family, I will keep you all my prayers. I am so sorry to hear of Leon passing.

Michelle Rich Jun 25 2020 12:00 AM