Sara Carol Thomas Woolley was born October 22, 1925, in Jonesboro, NC, the youngest of the eight children of Bert Watson Thomas and Lutie Geneva Poe Thomas.

Carol attended schools in Jonesboro, Southern Pines and briefly, the Preparatory Department of the Peabody Conservatory in Baltimore, Maryland.  She was a homemaker and did volunteer work in the church, schools and retirement homes as long as her health permitted.  She was preceded in death by her son, Mark Woolley, and grandson, Matthew DeGregory.

She is survived by three daughters: Clare Martin & husband, Brian of the home; Melissa Hilton of Winston-Salem; and Martha Hahn of Palm Coast, Florida.  Her grandchildren are Jason Schnaare and wife, Tracey; Daniel Hilton Simonson & wife, Christine; Brianna Jensen & husband, Pete; and Derek DeGregory.   Great-grandchildren are Alyssa Schnaare, Dylan Schnaare, Charley Bright Beck, Atticus Simonson and Georgia Simonson; She also cherished a large number of nieces and nephews, predeceased and surviving.

The family will have a memorial service at a later date.

Powell Funeral Home & Crematory is serving the Woolley family.

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Ms. Woolley’s family and friends are in our thoughts and prayers at Sandhills Sentinel.

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