Lola G. (Briscoe) Wooley

Class of 1904

Lola G. (Briscoe) Wooley

July 17, 1887 – December 4, 1970

Mrs. Lola G. Wooley, 2121 N. Nevada Ave., died Friday in a nursing home in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

Born July 17, 1887, in Holden, Missouri, she was the daughter of Andrew and Nancy Jane (Cunningham) Briscoe. The family moved to Perry when she was seven years old and she graduated from Perry High School in 1904.

She was married to Clifford Wooley in 1905. In 1909 they moved to a ranch near Calhan, Colorado, and to Canon City in 1942. Beginning in 1960 they made their home in Colorado Springs. Mr. Wooley preceded her in death in 1966.

She is survived by a daughter, Mrs. Geneva Hendrickson; a grandson, Richard L. Rex, of Monticello, Utah; two great-grandsons, Robert and Richard Rex, Jr., both of Monticello; a great-granddaughter, Mrs. Kathryn Deyon, Bellingham, Wash.; two nieces, Josephine Good, Washington D.C., and Mrs. Hal Frank, Santa Monica, California; and two nephews, Jack and Frank Briscoe, both of Stillwater, Oklahoma.

Services will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Swan Funeral home, Colorado Springs, Colorado, with Rev. Glenn O. McPherson officiating. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery, Colorado Springs.