Opal Faye Woolsey Wigington

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Opal Faye Woolsey Wigington, 95, of Dallas, Texas, passed away March 21, 2014, at Ashford Hall Nursing Home in Irving, Texas. Opal was born July 22, 1918 in Hall Valley, Texas to Thomas Samuel and Blanche Gooch Woolsey. Opal married Ernest Wigington on May 15, 1937. With this marriage came a daughter, Ginger Faye, who was Opal's pride and joy. Opal worked many years at Taft's grocery making hundreds of hamburgers and hot dogs for the students at San Saba High School. After many years of doing this, she moved to Snyder, Texas, where she took care of elderly individuals. Opal was a cheerful person to be around and always laughed through good times and bad. Opal moved to Dallas to live with her daughter, Ginger, for about six years. During this time, Ginger began to have heart problems and Opal also began to have health problems and went to live at Ashford Hall Nursing Home where she made many friends with patients and staff. Opal is preceded in death by her parents; daughter, Ginger; brothers: Ivan and Clinton; sisters: Ora, Garnet, Ona, and Christine; step brothers: Red, Gramp, and Blackie Soules. Survivors: many nieces and nephews, great nieces and great nephews. Visitation will be Wednesday, March 26, 2014, from 5:00-7:00p.m., North Dallas Home. The funeral will be Thursday, March 27, 9:00a.m. at the North Dallas Funeral Home. The burial will be Thursday, March 27, 3:30p.m. at the Rochelle Cemetery, Rochelle, Texas. We would like to thank special friends, Catherine and Jay Abbas, and the staff and friends at Ashford Hall Nursing Home for all the kindness shown to Opal during her time spent in Dallas and Irving, Texas
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