Rosie Woolum

June 28, 1946 – January 7, 2021

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Rosie Belle Woolum, 74, passed away Thursday, January 7, 2021, at Magnolia Regional Health Center in Corinth. She was born in Hardshell, KY, on June 28, 1946, to Woodrow and Virgie Fugate. She was a member of Fairview Baptist Church. She enjoyed spending time with family, watching humming birds, and working in the garden. She loved her grandchildren.
She is survived by her son, Ken Woolum (Carla) of Booneville, and Dennis Woolum of Manteno, IL; daughters, Cindy Williams (John) of Tinley Park, IL, and Sue Woolum of Bourbonnais, IL; brothers, Jimmy Fugate of Tuscumbia, AL, Norman Fugate of Mt. Sterling, KY, Monroe Fugate of Tinley Park, IL, and Dale Fugate of Moulton, AL; sisters, Faye Sullivan of Hardy, AR, and Wanda Napier of Booneville, MS; grandchildren, Chris Woolum, Brianna Williams, Brandon Williams, Allie Woolum Fritz (Kyle), Travis Woolum, Angie Woolum; great-granddaughters, Aubrey Fritz and Avery Fritz; and a host of nieces and nephews.
She is preceded in death by her husband, Woodrow “Woody” Woolum, parents, and three brothers.
Funeral services will be 2:00 PM on Sunday, January 10, 2021, at Booneville Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Mark McCoy officiating. Visitation will be from 12 until 2:00 at the funeral home on Sunday. Burial will be in Pleasant Grove Cemetery. Booneville Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Pallbearers will be Brandon Williams, Travis Woolum, Chad Hatfield, Chris Woolum, John Williams, and David Boren.
Condolences may be extended to the family at


JAN 10.
12:00 PM

Booneville Funeral Home

506 North Third Street

Booneville, MS 38829

Funeral Service

JAN 10.
2:00 PM

Booneville Funeral Home Chapel

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