Charles Wray Wooten was born October 29, 1907 in Fairfield, South Carolina, a son of William Lemuel Wooten and Martha Helen Proctor Ross.
1910 Census Information:
According to the US Census recorded on April 28, 1910, W L Wooten (70) owned a home in Fairfield county, South Carolina, with his wife of 9 years, M H Wooten (42); his step children; Sue Etta Foust (12) and Jessie Frank L Foust (11); and children, Sallie Wooten (7), Johnis M Wooten (5) and Charly Wray Wooten (2). M H Wooten reported being the mother of 7 children; 6 of whom were still living. It was reported the family members were all born in South Carolina. W L Wooten was a farmer on a farm, Sue Etta Foust, Jessie Frank L Foust and Sallie Wooten were all laborers on the farm. It was reported the family members were all born in South Carolina.
1930 Census Information:
According to the US Census recorded on May 3, 1930, Simon J Ross (68) owned a home in Wateree, Kershaw County, South Carolina with his wife, Martha H Ross (64), adopted son, Charlie W Wooten (21) and boarder, Laurence Bowen (19). Simon J Ross was a farmer on and general farm, Charlie W Wooten and Laurence Bowen were farm laborers on a general farm.
1940 Census Information:
According to the US Census recorded on May 12, 1940, Charles Wray Wooten (31), rented a home on US. Highway #1, Blaney, Kershaw, South Carolina with his wife Willie Macnettles Wooten (25), and their children; Lemuel William Wooten (7), Dorothy Wray Wooten (3), Shelby Jean Wooten (1), and his brothers Irby Bruce Wooten (18), and George Vernon Wooten (21), and his cousin, David Williams Nettles (61) It was reported the family members were all born in South Carolina. Charles Wray Wooten was an operator for WPA, his wife Willie Macnettles Wooten kept house, Lemuel William Wooten and Dorothy Wray Wooten attended school, Shelby Jean Wooten was too young to attend school, Irby Bruce Wooten was unemployed, George Vernon Wooten was a truck drive for the WPA road project, David Williams Nettles was a salesman.
On January 7, 1948, C. W. Wooten was listed in the newspaper article “Machinery.”
On January 8, 1948, C. W. Wooten was listed in the newspaper article “Machinery.“
On January 9, 1948, C. W. Wooten was listed in the newspaper article “Machinery.”
On January 2, 1949, Mr. Charlie Wooten was listed in the newspaper article “Miss Boney Is Bride of Mr. Corley.”
On October 25, 1951, C. W. Wooten was listed in the newspaper article “Jurors for Oct. Term of Federal Court Announced.“
On October 26, 1953, C. W. Wooten was listed as a pallbearer in the obituary of Walter C. Butler.
On September 25, 1980, Charlie W. Wooten was listed as a living brother in the obituary of John Michael Wooten.
On December 23, 1981, Charlie Wooten was listed as a living brother in the obituary of Mrs. Clemis W. Revill.
ELGIN – Services for Charlie Wray Wooten, 84, will be held at 4 p.m. Tuesday, May 5, 1992, at Blaney Baptist Church. THe family will receive friends from 7 to 8:30 p.m. today at Kornegay Funeral Home, Lugoff-Elgin Chapel. Memorials may be made to the church building fund.
Mr. Wooten died Saturday, May 2, 1992. Born in Blythewood, he was a son of the late Lemuel Wooten and Martha Proctor Wooten. The former mayor of Elgin, he was a real estate developer and formerly was in the timber business. He was a member of the Kershaw County Forestry Board and Blaney Baptist Church, where he was a lifetime deacon.
Surviving are his wife, Willie Mae Nettles Wooten; daughters, Dorothy “Dot” Ryall of Columbia and Shelba Mattox of McGuire AFB, N. J.; a son, Lem Wooten of Elgin; nine grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.
On December 12, 2001, Charlie Wray Wooten was listed as the deceased husband in the obituary of Willie Mae Nettles Wooten.
On Febuary 21, 2021, Charlie Wooten was listed as the father husband in the obituary of Lemuel William Wooten, Sr.
On October 20, 2021, Charlie Wray “C.W.” Wooten was listed as the father husband in the obituary of Shelba Wooten Mattox.