Lula Mae Lilley Wooten

Lula Mae Wooten, 89, passed away on September 4, 2021. She was born May 15, 1932 to the late Walter Herman Lilley and Sadie L. Langley Lilley in Fountain, North Carolina. She married William Amos Wooten on October 6, 1949. They later relocated to Newport News in 1954, where Mrs. Wooten worked for G.C. Murphy Company for 28 years. She was a member of Parkview Baptist Church. Lula Mae was preceded in death by her husband, William Amos, one great-grandchild, one great-great-grandchild, seven sisters, and two brothers. She is survived by her son, William “Charlie” Wooten and his wife, Michelle of Windsor, Va.; daughter, Ruth C. London of Miami Florida; daughter, Brenda L. Solomon of Prospect, Tennessee; brother, William Lilley and his wife, Patricia of Chesapeake, Va.; nine grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, September 10, 2021 at Parkview Baptist Church, 604 Hilton Boulevard, in Newport News. The family will receive friends following the service in the Social Hall. Vincent J. Hutchins, Sr., a dear friend of the family and caregiver of Mrs. Wooten, will serve as Honorary Pallbearer,

The family would like to express a special thank you to Tyann Walker and Riverside Hospice for their love, compassion, and care.

In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to Parkview Baptist Church where Mrs. Wooten was a faithful member.

Arrangements are under the care of Peninsula Funeral Home, 11144 Warwick Blvd., Newport News, VA 23601.


  1. Tyann Walker

    My condolences to the family. Mrs.Wooten I’m going to miss you. Thank you for allowing me to be apart of your life. I will always cherish our time together !!!
    Love you always

    • Madison Wooten

      Thank you for all you did for my family Tyann. I know my daddy couldn’t have done it without you! God bless you and thank you for being my Nama’s friend in her last days.

  2. Cindy Gregory Bass

    So sorry Brenda, Ruth, Charles for your loss . She will be missed . So sorry I haven’t gone by to see her.I thought of her all the time.

  3. Beverly Munday

    Aunt Lu will be missed. Always loved her genuine kindness and sense of humor. Praying for peace and comfort during this time of sorrow.

  4. Charles C Smith

    Sorry to hear about your Mom Charlie and your Aunt Tony. I think I met her a couple a times and she was a Saint. God Bless you and your family.

  5. Loretta Wooten

    Condolences to the family. Lula holds a special spot in my heart and she always will. Her and I had same amazing times together. Lots of laughs. Fly high my ANGEL!

  6. Loertta Wooten

    Condolences to the family. Lula holds a special spot in my heart. Her and I shared some awesome times together, lots of great memories. Fly high my ANGEL!!

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