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Josephine M. Carr Wooding 1920-2020

BRISTOLVILLE — Josephine Marvon Carr Wooding, 100, formerly of Braceville, passed away at her home, surrounded by her family, Saturday, Nov. 21, 2020.

She was born July 8, 1920, in Pittsburgh, Pa., a daughter of Joseph Carr and Maggie Spratling Hunter.

Josephine graduated from Allegheny High School in Pittsburgh. She retired from Geauga Industries in Middlefield.

Josephine volunteered with the Salvation Army for many years. She attended Braceville Baptist Church, and recently, Leavittsburg Church of God.

Josephine raised her children in Braceville and was a very caring grandmother. One of the most memorable times of her life was when she traveled to France for her son Harley’s wedding and to see her grandchildren there.

Surviving are three sons, Alvon Wooding of Youngstown, Harley (Bridget) Major of France and Mark (Kristy) Major of Warren; and two daughters, Rebecca Jefferson of Masury and Olivia (Raymond) Ousely of Sharpsville, Pa.; and daughter-in-law, Christine Major of France. Also surviving are 12 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Joseph Carr, and Maggie and James Hunter; two sons, Carroll and Arnold Wooding; and a daughter-in-law, Gloria Wooding.

Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 28, 2020, at Life Church in Leavittsburg. Friends may call 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the church.

Due to the current health mandates, masks will be required at all services and we ask that you practice social distancing.

The family requests that material contributions be made to the Salvation Army, 270 Franklin St. SE, Warren, OH 44483, in her memory.

A special thank you to Gillette’s Nursing Home for caring for our beautiful Grandma Jo over this previous year and for MVI Hospice for helping with homecare.

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