Elisabeth Woolery, also known as Big Lisa, entered into rest on Saturday, Nov. 29, 2014. A memorial service will be held at 5:30 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 5, at Greer’s Mortuary Chapel in Winslow.
She was born in Fürth, Germany, on April 6, 1947, to Maria Kocher and Karl Heinz Dirigil.
She worked for Ross’s Drug for many years. She moved to the USA for the first time in 1966 to Pennsylvania, where she lived for one year before moving back to Germany. She moved back to the U.S. in November 1974 to Winslow, and married Tom Williams. She later married Jack Woolery and moved to California for two years, then moved to Prescott Valley. It was November of this year when she moved back home to Winslow.
She was a member of the Emblem Club, and she enjoyed cooking, bowling, golf and crocheting.
Survivors include her daughter Lisa (Chuck) Long; her granddaughter, Shannon Long; her brother, Detla (Margot) Dirigil of Fürth; her sister-in-law, Helga Deubzer; and dear friends, Louie and Linda Sandoval.
She was preceded in death by her mother and father; her brother, Werner Deubzer; her husband, Jack Woolery; and her infant son, Jerry Cramer.