Saturday, September 3, 2022

Obituary - Marilyn Elaine Woolf

Graveside services for Marilyn Elaine Woolf of Belton, Missouri will be 10 a.m. September 10, 2022 at Oak Hill Cemetery in Butler, Missouri under direction of the Schowengerdt Funeral Chapel (660-679-6555) Butler. No visitation. Contributions to Fulton Street Church of Christ in Butler, MO or Florida College in Temple Terrace, FL. Online condolences www.schowengerdtchapel.com

Marilyn Elaine Woolf, age 74 of Belton, Missouri died Friday, August 26, 2022 at Willow Springs Senior Living in Spring Hill, TN. She was born October 5, 1947 to Marion and Hazel Jones in Butler, Missouri.

Marilyn, one of two children, graduated from Butler High School in 1965 and was involved in cheerleading and baton twirling and these are some of her favorite memories as a child. Marilyn attended Florida College and later received Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Education from University of Missouri – Kansas City. She was a teacher in elementary, middle, and high schools in Florida and Missouri. She was very involved in her church and loved writing and singing hymns. She enjoyed game shows, spending time with family playing games that she created, and loved walking and taking care of her dogs. She had a kind, generous heart and touched many with her selflessness and giving spirit.

Marilyn is survived by her husband of 56 years, Jack Woolf of Belton, Missouri; two sons, Jason Woolf and wife Angie of Thompsons Station, TN and Jeff Woolf of Union, KY; one daughter, Angie Marie Joplin; one sister, Sandra Burris and husband Doug of Lee’s Summit, MO; one nephew, Kirk Burris and wife Sheri of Lee’s Summit, MO; nine grandchildren, Elijah Woolf, Jack Mason Woolf, Brady Woolf, Krysta Hewlett, Natalie Woolf, Maggie Murray, Jake Woolf, Liam Sudduth, and Jase Woolf; and two great-grandchildren, Harvey Hewlett and Miles Hewlett. She was preceded in death by her parents and one nephew, Mark Burris.

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