The News Courier in Athens, Alabama


August 24, 2013

Jake Woodfin

— J.T. “Jake” Woodfin, 90, passed away Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, at home. 

Mr. Woodfin was born Feb. 19, 1923, in Limestone County to John Woodfin and Arie Hargrove Woodfin. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army.

The funeral for Mr. Woodfin is at 2 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 25, at Limestone Chapel Funeral Home. Burial will be in Roselawn Cemetery with Everett Conn officiating.  

Visitation is from 1-1:45 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.

Survivors include his wife, Lorine Woodfin; children, Joan and Robert Calloway, Steve and Ellen Woodfin and Randall and Shelia Woodfin; sister, Lou Emma Owen; grandchildren, Christopher Woodfin, Clint and Brie Woodfin, Jamie Woodfin, Stuart and Jamie Woodfin and Ryan Calloway; great-grandchildren, Addison Woodfin and Lily Cate Woodfin.

Pallbearers are Christopher Woodfin, Stuart Woodfin, Clint Woodfin, Ryan Calloway, Jamie Woodfin and Robert Calloway.

The family has requested no flowers. 

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