Bert W. Wooden, 84, of Mt. Vernon passed away Thursday, September 19, 2019 at his home.
He was born in Mt. Vernon, IL on June 25, 1935, the son of Roy & Crete (Anderson) Wooden.
He was a talented carpenter and woodworker.
Mr. Wooden was the Maintenance Carpenter at Mt. Vernon Township High School for 23 years. Mr. Wooden was talented in so many ways. He was a lifelong nature lover. He attended the Mt. Vernon First Free Will Baptist Church.
He married Pamela J. (Miller) Griffy on June 25, 1994.
Mr. Wooden is survived by his:
Wife: Pamela J. Wooden of Mt. Vernon
Daughter: Shelley Wankel & husband Larry of New Baden
Son: Greg Wooden & fiancee` Cathy of Fairview Heghts, IL
Pams 3 Children:
Chris Griffy & wife Mary Ann of Salem
Jenny White & husband Daniel of Mt. Vernon
Jeff Griffy & wife Candice of Fenton, MO
Chloe & Shannon Wankel
Claire & Jade Griffy
Abby, Cassie & Megan White
Wesley & Sammy Griffy
1 Sister: Mary Milner of Houston, TX
Mr. Wooden was preceded in death by his Parents, by 2 Sisters-Martha & Natalie and 3 Brothers-Wesley, Harvey & Charles.
Funeral services will be held at 10:00 A.M. on Monday, September 23rd at the Mt. Vernon First Free Will Baptist Church with Rev. David Shores officiating. Burial will be in the Old Shiloh Cemetery in Mt. Vernon. Visitation will be from 5:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. on Sunday at the Church.
For those who wish memorials may be made to the Mt. Vernon First Free Will Baptist Church or to SSM Hospice.
For more information or to sign the online guest register please visit www.johnstonfuneralhome.com
To send flowers to Bert's family, please visit our floral section.
Mt. Vernon First Free Will Baptist Church
2610 Logan Street, Mt. Vernon IL 62864
SSM Health at Home Hospice-Illinois
#2 Good Samaritan Way, Suite 325, Mt. Vernon IL 62864