CARLENE CLOSE, a resident of Berryville, was born July 30, 1926, in Somervell County, Texas, a daughter of Carlie and Isla (Mobley) Wooldridge. She died Monday, Sept. 11, 2006, in her home at the age of 80.
Mrs. Close was a member of the Soul Purpose Ministries in Eureka Springs at Wild Flowers Chapel. She was a nurse.
She is survived by one daughter, Barbara Buchanan of Berryville; one son, William Kraft, of Berryville; one brother Frank Wooldridge of Brownwood, Texas; four grandchildren; twelve great-grandchildren and two great-great grandchildren.
She was united in marriage with Glenn Close who preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by her parents, four brothers, Derwood, Leo, Robert and Dalton Wooldridge and one grandson, Robert Buchanan.
Cremation arrangements were by Nelson Funeral Service. Memorial donations may be made to Soul Purpose Ministries, 2727 CR 116, Eureka Springs, AR 72632 Online condolences may be sent to the family at nelsonfuneral.com.