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Tuesday, May 3, 2016

Herbert Wooldridge

Sunday, February 2, 2003

Herbert R. "Sassy" Wooldridge, 90, of Cave City died Aug. 30, 2002, at Cave City Nursing Home.

Born May 17, 1912, in Texas, he was the son of Milner Clay and Era Lovell Wooldridge. He was a retired maintenance worker for Gencorp Automotive in Batesville, a member of the Curia Creek Masonic Lodge in Cave City and of Maxville Missionary Baptist Church in Cave City.

Survivors include a son, Robert Wooldridge of New York; two daughters -- Gloria Taylor of Cave City, and Jamie McBride of Batesville; two sisters -- Jessie Mae Johnson of Texas, and Berlene Erwin of St. Louis; six grandchildren -- David Cummings, Ginger Kirk, James Robert Cummings, Harold Dewayne Cummings, Lynda Branscum and John Franklin Taylor; 13 great-grandchildren; a great-great-granddaughter; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Agnes Kerr Wooldridge; an infant daughter; three brothers -- James E. Wooldridge, Thomas O. Wooldridge and L.C. Wooldridge; and three sisters -- Ella J. McGinnis, Audrey Fatherie and Jeffie Wooldridge.

The funeral was Sept. 2 at Qualls Funeral Home Chapel in Cave City with Grayden Milligan officiating. Burial followed at Palestine Cemetery west of Cave City.

Arrangements were by the Qualls Funeral Home of Cave City.

Pallbearers were his grandsons.