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Friday, April 26, 2019
11:00 AM
James E. Churchman, Jr. Funeral Home

Funeral Services
12 Noon -- Immediately following visitation

Obituary 

Willie Mae Woolridge, age 80, passed away on Tuesday, April 9, 2019.  She was born November 11, 1938 in Charlotte Court House, Virginia to Willis and Lena (Thompson) Spencer. 

Willie Mae attended Central High in Charlotte Court House, Virginia.  She later married Steve Woolridge and to this union were born two children, Jackie and Andre.  Willie Mae worked as a Nurse’s Assistant at Grace West Childhood Learning Center.

Willie Mae truly lived life to the fullest through simple pleasures: chatting with friends and family, cooking, reading, and shopping. She had a love for the arts and crafts-creating interior decorations.

She is survived by her son Andre Woolridge; two sisters, Hattie Pugh and Annie Clark; two brothers, Theodore Spencer and Thomas Spencer; four grandchildren; Erica Woolridge, Isaiah Woolridge, Hannef Woolridge, and Damien Woolridge; one great-grandson; Jackson Woolridge; and many nieces and nephews.


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  • Monday, April 22, 2019
    Our staff will continue to keep your family in our prayers. We thank you for allowing us to serve your family.
    ~ James E. Churchman, Jr. Funeral Home
  • Monday, April 22, 2019
    Rest in Peace.
    ~ Patricia Pugh   Silver Spring, MD
  • Monday, April 22, 2019
    Fly high Rip
    ~ Jean Robonson   Appomattox, VA
  • Monday, April 22, 2019
    Fly high Rip
    ~ Jean Robonson   Appomattox, VA
  • Saturday, April 27, 2019
    I would like to express my condolences in the loss of your dear loved one, also some hope from the bible. The bible promised that we can see them again in the coming resurrection according to [John 5:28-29] and [Acts 24:15]. We find further hope in [Isaiah 25:8] and [Revelations 21:3-5] which says in part that Jehovah God will wipe out every tear from our eyes and death will be no more, because God will swallow up death forever. I hope these scriptures will be of some comfort. With Deep Sympathy.
    ~ Alma Sumler   Raleigh
  • Monday, April 29, 2019
    To the Family: The loss of a loved one causes so much pain and grief. It is at a time like this we appreciate the love of family and friends to comfort us. May your family and friends be there for you in the days, weeks and months ahead of you. Find strength and hope also in the promises found at Daniel 12:2; Acts 9:36-41 and Revelation 21:3-5.
    ~ W. J.   Petersburg, VA
  • Tuesday, May 7, 2019
    May the God who “binds up the broken-hearted” and “comforts all who mourn” sustain your family during this challenging time.- Isaiah 61:1,2.
    ~ Lynn
  • Friday, May 10, 2019
    We're so sorry to hear you are suffering the loss of your dear loved one. May you find strength and some comfort in the words found in Psalms 9:9, which reads: “Jehovah will become a secure refuge for the oppressed, A secure refuge in times of distress.” Our loving God cares about us and is ready to bring us comfort if we allow him (1John 5:14). He also has made the provision of a resurrection RIGHT HERE ON EARTH when it is restored into a beautiful paradise (Acts 24:15; Isaiah 55:11). Can you see yourself welcoming back to life your dear loved one? Find out more about this resurrection online at JW.ORG
    ~ R&R Lopez