Carolyn Sue Snow Swanson Wooten, 85, of Statesville, N.C., passed away on Tuesday, December 17, 2019, at Gordon Hospice House.

Born In Iredell County on April 8, 1934, she was the daughter of the late David Green Snow and Verla Keller Snow.

In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by her first husband, Lawrence B. Swanson Jr., whom she married on December 9, 1951, and shared 29 years of marriage before his passing.
She was also preceded in death by her second husband, Donald Ray Wooten, whom she married on July 2, 1986, and shared six years before his passing on September 27, 1992. She was also preceded two brothers, John and James Snow’ and three sisters, Sally Murdock, Nina Snow and Claudia Beaver.

Carolyn, better known as Sue, worked as a Traffic Control Clerk with Pic-N-Pay Shoes in Matthews, N.C. She was a member of Lighthouse Independent Methodist Church.

Those left to cherish her memory are her son and daughter-in-law, Randy and Robbin Swanson; grandchildren, Caleb and Matthew (Elizabeth) Swanson and Tabitha Newsome (Kevin Montiel); two great-grandchildren, Anya Swanson and Alexander Montiel; two brothers, W. Tom Snow and Rudy Snow; two sisters, Faye Snow and Aileen Gryder; and several nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends Thursday, December 19, 2019, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Bunch-Johnson Funeral Home.

The funeral service will be held Friday, December 20, 2019, at 12 noon in the funeral home chapel with Rev. Mike Kilpatrick officiating. Burial will follow at Iredell Memorial Gardens.

Memorial donations may be made in Sue’s memory to Lighthouse Independent Methodist Church, 769 Scotts Creek Road, Statesville, NC 28625.

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Bunch-Johnson Funeral Home is honored to the serving the family of Carolyn Sue Wooten.