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Nora Ouida Wolfe

September 28, 1932 — October 7, 2023

Nora Ouida Wolfe

Nora Ouida Wolfe

On the morning of October 7, 2023, Ouida passed away at her home in Hot Springs Village, AR. She was 91 years old.

Ouida was born September 28, 1932, in Ashley County, AR to Perry Booth and Verdell Ozment Booth.

Ouida is survived by her husband of 45 years, Winston C. Wolfe, children Terri Brooks (Tim), Tammy Thomas (Don), Phillip Thomas (Kelli), Mark Thomas (Melissa), John Thomas (Alfie), Lisa Roberts (Manly), Bill Wolfe (Frankie), Jeff Wolfe (Laura), Sharon Wolfe, siblings Perry Booth, Jr. and Jean Elliott, numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Ouida grew up in the Hamburg/Crossett area and was a graduate of Crossett High School.

She completed her nurses training from Menorah Hospital in Kansas City, Missouri. She spent many years as a nurse in Little Rock and Hot Springs. She was the charge nurse at the Coronary Care Unit at UAMS in the early 70’s and worked as a cardiac nurse in Hot Springs for many years. She also taught nursing at Garland County Community College and received her BSN in the mid 80’s.

In retirement she enjoyed traveling with her husband, Winston, volunteering for the Red Cross (including Ground Zero after 9/11), playing golf, and enjoying life in Hot Springs Village. She was a member of Christian Ministries Church in Hot Springs. She was active in the Hot Springs Village Altrusa Club and Soaring Eagles, volunteered with the Village Players, and was a tutor at Jessieville schools.

Ouida was preceded in death by her first husband, Glenn Harrell (d. 1962), with whom she had four children (Terri, Tammy, Phil and Mark), her second husband, John Thomas III (d. 2001), with whom she had two children (John and Lisa), her parents and siblings Beatrice Booth Johnson, Charles “Sonny” Booth, and Cecil Booth, and her daughter Diane Wolfe Solberg (Jeff).

Ouida’s celebration of life is Monday, Oct 23, 2023 at 11 a.m. Christian Ministries Church in Hot Springs, AR.

The family would like to express deep gratitude to Ouida’s caregivers Bridgett Dickinson, Tiffany Moore and Hospice Home Care. They have provided exceptional and loving care in the past few years of Ouida’s life.

Memorial donations may be made to the Altrusa Scholarship Fund online at

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