Obituary: Edward O’Neal Wooldridge

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Edward O’Neal Wooldridge, 85, of Batesville passed away Tuesday, July 7, 2020.

He was born on January 15, 1935, in Blytheville to Master Boyce Wooldridge and Gladys (Bynum) Wooldridge.

Edward was a man who loved his family very much and served In the U.S. Army. He sold real estate, worked at White Rogers, and worked at a power plant that he helped construct. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, gardening, and the outdoors.

Survivors include his wife of 60 years, Annette (Scott) Wooldridge of the home; two sons, Tony Wooldridge of Batesville, Heath Wooldridge (Shelly) of Batesville; two brothers, J.T. Wooldridge (Myra) of Jonesboro, Darrell Wooldridge (Charlotte) of Batesville; three sisters, Mattie May (John) of Harrisburg, Eva Bieler (Bill) of Jonesboro, Donna Dillin of Jonesboro; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents and one infant sister.

There will be a private graveside service at Newark Cemetery under the direction of Roller-Crouch Funeral Home of Batesville.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his honor to Alzheimer’s Association, 201 Markham Center Drive, Little Rock, AR 72205.

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