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Roy Douglas "Butch" Wroten

September 8, 1943 ~ June 17, 2022 (age 78)

Obituary

Funeral services for Mr. Roy Douglas “Butch” Wroten, age 78, will be held Monday, June 20, 2022, at First Baptist Church in Tallulah, Louisiana, with visitation beginning at 9:30 AM followed by the funeral service at 10:00 AM with Bro. Jay Parker and Bro. Jason Lupo officiating and music by Mrs. Diane Collins. Burial will be in Silver Cross Cemetery in Tallulah under the direction of Crothers-Glenwood Funeral Home.

Mr. Wroten passed away peacefully at his home in Prairieville, Louisiana, Friday, June 17, 2022. He was born in Tallulah, Louisiana, on September 8, 1943, to Roy Lee Eugene and Lela Grace Rabb Wroten. He was raised in Tallulah and graduated from Tallulah High School where he was a member of “The Funky 5”! He served his country for three years in the U.S. Army. He worked for Illinois Central and Kansas City Southern Railroads, where he was known as “Run Down”, retiring after 35 years of service. He was a member of First Baptist Church in Tallulah, and he was a member of the Moose Lodge in Summerville, Tennessee. He was fortunate enough to get to spend the last eight months of his life in south Louisiana with his children and grandchildren.

Mr. Wroten is preceded in death by two wives, Judy Lawrence Wroten and Janet Clark Wroten; his parents, Roy and Lela Wroten; two sisters, Carolyn Wroten and Lee Ann Arbuckle; and one brother, Ronnie Wesley Wroten.

Mr. Wroten is survived by his son, Michael Douglas Wroten; daughter, Kimberlee Wroten Corley and husband Bruce; sister, Emily Ruth Ervin; grandchildren, Quinton Ray Corley and wife Nicole, Meghan Renee LeBlanc and husband Reece, Abby Lynn Wroten, and Wesley Albert Wroten; great grandchildren, Grant, Effie Kate, Memphis Michael, Lela Judith, Louie George, and Teddy; numerous nieces and nephews; and his best friend/puppy, Axle.

Pallbearers will be Quinton Ray Corley, Arch Yerger, Wade Hargrave, Bill Arbuckle, Justin Arbuckle, and John Robert Gaumnitz. Honorary pallbearers will be Mike Rabb, Bruce Corley, Darryl Ellerbee, and Mack Marsh.

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Services

Visitation
Monday
June 20, 2022

9:30 AM to 10:00 AM
First Baptist Church Tallulah
700 Bayou Drive
Tallulah, LA 71282

Funeral Service
Monday
June 20, 2022

10:00 AM
First Baptist Church Tallulah
700 Bayou Drive
Tallulah, LA 71282

Interment following funeral service
Monday
June 20, 2022

Silver Cross Cemetery
Highway 80 East
Tallulah, LA 71282

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