Linda Walker WootenManteo-
Linda Walker Wooten (aka "Mrs. Woo”), 79, of Raleigh and Manteo died at
home with family on January 1, 2017. She was born on April 28, 1937 in
Charlotte, NC. Linda was the daughter of the late Robert Jefferson
Walker III and Margaret Smith Tripp.
After graduating from
the Watts School of Nursing, Linda worked as an ER nurse before
becoming a stay-at-home mother to her three children. A dedicated
volunteer, she worked for more than 30 years as a docent at the NC
Governor’s Mansion, the Elizabeth II, and the NC Aquarium on Roanoke
She is survived by her husband of 55 years, Dr. Frank
Thomas Wooten III of Manteo and Raleigh; her brother Robert Jefferson
Walker IV, son Robert and daughter Jennifer of Charleston, SC; brother
Fritz Cary Wisecup his wife Julia, and daughter Mary of Wilmington, NC;
her daughter Laurin Wooten Walker and her husband Matt of Kill Devil
Hills; her son Patrick Thomas Wooten of Raleigh; daughter Ashley Tripp
Wooten of Raleigh; two nephews and two grandchildren, McCrae and Eva.
family’s plans are for a waterfront service in Manteo, pending at this
time. In lieu of flowers the family has requested that donations be
made in Linda’s name to the NC Aquarium Society.
the family may be expressed via the online register at
www.gallopfuneralservices.com. Gallop Funeral Services, Inc. was
entrusted with care.
Gallop Funeral Services, Inc. 6917 S. Croatan
Hwy. Nags Head, NC 27959