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ARNEL WAYNE WOMACK,
OCT 11, 1939 - MAR 15, 2010
* BARBARA ANN WOMACK,
May 7, 1929- Dec. 2, 2003
* BARBARA LEE COACHMAN-BOUSLOG nee WOMACK, Sep. 3, 1919 – Feb. 20, 2001
Barbara Bouslog, 81, of
Lodi, died Feb. 20 in a local hospital after a brief illness. She was born
Barbra Womack on Sept. 3, 1919, in Oklahoma where she was raised and attended
Grand aunt of compiler. RGW
BETTY JEAN WOMACK nee HAWK,
Sep. 15, 1937 – Dec. 18, 2008
services will be Sunday for Modesto resident, Betty J. Womack,
71, who died Dec. 18.
Born in Council Bluffs, Iowa, to Eugene and Louise Hawk, Mrs. Womack worked at Rebs Bakery and for Service America and Canteen at Owens Brockway Glass Plant Cafeteria in Tracy for 15 years.
Survivors include her husband of 50 years, James Womack of Modesto; children, Gene Womack, and his wife, Phyllis, of Manteca, Kathy McCasland, and her husband, Bill, and Kenny and Karen Womack, all of Modesto; sister, Shirley Pringle, and her husband, Bob, of Concord; 13 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her youngest daughter, Rhonda Jean Womack; parents, Gene and Louise Hawk; and brother, Richard Hawk.
Sundays memorial service will begin at 4 p.m. at 1824 Ricky Ave., in Modesto.
Graveside services will be Wednesday, March 21 for Carl W. Womack, who died March 16, 2001, at Carson Tahoe Hospital, Carson City. He was 70.
Mr. Womack was born Nov. 4,1930, at Long Beach, Calif., and had been a resident of South Lake Tahoe for the past 13 years. Before his retirement he worked for General Telephone Company for 27 years. After moving to South Lake Tahoe he worked for Grant Wolf Inc., as a courier and was co-owner of Lake Tahoe Apartments.
Survivors include his longtime companion, Marilyn Milholland of South Lake Tahoe; sons, Carl Womack of Orange, Calif., Gary Womack of Simi Valley, Calif., Shane Womack of Huntington Beach, Calif., and Denny Womack of Huntington Beach, Calif.; brothers, Roy Womack of Los Alamitos, Calif., and Jim Womack of Simi Valley; sisters, Audrie Wyant of Lake Montezuma, Ariz., and Martha Hinkley of San Clemente, Calif.; former wife, Jimmie Ann Lane of Long Beach, Calif.; and 12 grandchildren.
Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. March 21 at Happy Homestead Cemetery.
Donations in Mr. Womack's memory may be made to Hospice of the Lake, 2092 Lake Tahoe Blvd., South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150.
In Loving Memory of Carolyn W. Lima April 10, 1938 to January 14, 2009 Born in
Lincoln, IA, to Herbert E. Womack and Bonnie Anna Laura Bruner Womack, Carolyn
Joan Womack graduated from University of Texas earning her B.A. and North Texas
State College earning a M.S. in Library Science. She married John at the USNA in
1958. Carolyn retired from a long career as Librarian for the San Diego Public
Library and city of Chula Vista, specializing in children's literature. With
John, she taught cooking classes and created the A to Zoo reference books while
also avidly pursuring her love of Quilting and other creative endeavors. Carolyn
is survived by her children Richard, Jean and John; grandchild Courtney; sister
Juanita Resoner and brothers William and Robert Womack. Celebration of Life
February 7, 2009, 10 a.m. at St. Marks United Methodist Church, 3502 Clairemont
Dr., San Diego, CA 92117. The family requests donations to the San Diego Public
Library Foundation (www. supportmylibrary.org) 820
* CHERYL LYNN DELANEY CANN
nee WOMACK, Dec. 21, 1947
– Sep. 25, 2011
* DANIEL CURRY WOMACK, Feb. 14, 1930 – Aug. 8, 2005
Services for Daniel
C. "D.C." Womack will be held at 2 p.m. Friday at Turlock Funeral Home
followed by burial at Turlock Memorial Park.
Visitation is from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday, and from 10 a.m. Friday
until service time. Mr. Womack, 75,
died Monday at his home in Turlock.
Womack was born in
Stigler, Oklahoma and moved to Turlock in 1944.
After attending Turlock High School, he worked as a truck driver for the
Stamper family. He was also
employed by International Paper and Paul Strickland concrete until he went to
work for T.I.D., where he was a construction superintendent until his
His hobbies were
horses and cows, which included roping, cutting, penning and branding.
He was a past member of the Penning Association.
Womack is survived
by his wife, Bonnie Womack, of Turlock; son, Gary Womack of Denair; daughters,
Kathy Green of Denair and Peggy Garcia of Turlock; sisters, Charlotte Chipponeri
and Berniece Winter of Hilmar and Patsy Turner of Fort Walton Beach, Florida;
brothers, Jack Womack of Yuba City and Calvin Womack of Hanford; 6 grandchildren
and 7 great-grandchildren.
* DAPHETON IRA "DICK" WOMACK, January 22, 1917 – June 27, 1999
Dapheton Ira "Dick" Womack, 82, of Modesto died Sunday at Doctors Medical Center, Modesto. Mr Womack was a native of Oklahoma. He lived in Modesto 64 years. He formerly owned Modesto Auto Brokers. He is survived by his children, Ray Fred, Shirley and Larry; sister, Joyce and 11 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. Private services were conducted. Cunningham's Affordable Burial & Cremation Centers in charge of arrangements.
MODESTO BEE, San Joaquin Valley, California
Serving Stanislaus, San Joaquin, Merced, Mariposa and Tuolumne Counties
was born in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada on June 14, 1933 to Alfred Ray
and Jean Munro Womack.
He went to be with the lord on Wednesday, February 25, 2009 at the age of 75.
had been an ordained minister with the Assemblies of God for 50 years. During
his early years of ministry, he served as a missionary, along with his family,
in Bogota, Columbia. After returning to the U.S., Rev. Womack
worked at the Assemblies of God headquarters in Springfield, Mo, where he served
as home secretary at the Division of Foreign Missions. He promoted the work of
missions all over the U.S. and the world. Rev. Womack
authored more than 1 dozen books and he pastored churches in Texas, Arizona and
He is survived by his loving wife of 54 years, Laura Barbara Womack, daughters, Joyce Barbara Moore and her husband Richard and Carol Jean Erlandson. Grandchildren, Michael Aaron and Jonathan Edward Slaton, Ryan, Margaret and Kyle Moore. Other survivors include his sister Ruth Lucero, Brother Daniel R. Womack and Sister Mary Gustafson all of Spokane, WA.
Visitation will be held Saturday, February 28, 2009 from 4:00 to 7:00 PM at Whitton Family Funeral Service, 740 W. 19th street in Merced. Funeral services will be Monday, March 2, 2009 at 1:00 PM at Merced First Assembly of God Church, 1350 Yosemite Pkwy. Burial will follow at Winton Cemetery.
Arrangements are under the direction of Whitton Family Funeral Service in Merced
Note: I spoke with David many times over the years and had the privilege of meeting David several years ago when he was in Vancouver, WA., visiting family. He loved family history, he will be missed. RGW
DELLA MAY SUTHERLAND WOMACK nee CRABTREE,
Oct. 16, 1913 – Jan. 14, 2005
Womack passed away January 14,
2005, in Garberville.
October 16, 1913, in Briceland to Robert and Edna Crabtree
she was a life long resident of Humboldt County.
was preceded in death by her parents, Robert and Edna Crabtree
and her sister, Stella Crabtree.
is survived by her six children, Robert Sutherland, Mae McKulusky, Eugene
Sutherland, Calvin Womack, Doyle Womack and June Wilburn. She is also survived by numerous
grandchildren, great grandchildren, great great grandchildren and many other
are invited to attend services Tuesday, January 18, 2005, at 11:00 A.M. at
Goble’s Fortuna Mortuary.
will follow at Woods Ranch Family Cemetery in Briceland.
are under the direction of Goble’s Fortuna Mortuary where friends may call
Monday, January 17, 2005, from 9:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M.
in the Eureka Times-Standard on 1/16/2005.
* DONALD RAY WOMACK, Dec. 11, 1936 – Feb. 22, 2012Donald Ray Womack Went home to be with the Lord Feb. 22, 2012 in Visalia, CA. He was born December 11, 1936. He was preceded in death by his grandparents Elbert Elisah Parker & Minnie Lornie Parker, parents Jake Womack & Lida Rosella Parker, Uncles David Parker & Jessie Parker, one sister. He is survived by his three daughters, Donna Womack, Tina Womack, Wanda Jean Womack; two granddaughters; one grandson; two great grandchildren. Uncle Allen Pete Parker & Aunt Ruby of Visalia; Sisters, Dorothy Mae Day, Frances Louise Womack of Visalia, Wonda Jean Womack-Peschel & husband Ronnie of Oak Harbor, Washington, Billie Elaine Enos & husband Larry of Visalia; brothers, James Richard Womack & wife Debi, Tommy Gene Womack & wife Janet all of Visalia, several nieces, nephews and friends. Memorial service to be held at the Farmersville Church of God, 1132 E. Ash, Farmersville on Wednesday, February 29, 2012 at 1:00 PM. Pot luck to follow in the fellowship hall & please bring your favorite dish. Arrangements by Smith Family Chapel, Exeter. Condolences: www.smithfamilychapel.com
EMOGENE ELINORE WOMACK nee DILLARD, Nov.
9, 1933 – May 25, 2010
Festival’s Jeannie Womack loses battle to cancer
* GERALD ALLEN WOMACK,
Oct. 16, 1927 – Sep. 11, 2005
RECORDER - OBITUARIES
Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2005
Gerald Womack, a resident
of Porterville, died there Sunday, Sept. 11, 2005. He was 77.
Visitation will be from 2
to 7 p.m. Wednesday at Whitehurst Loyd Chapel in Porterville. A celebration of life service will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at
Porterville First Church of the Nazarene in Porterville, with the Rev. Mark
Pitcher officiating. Interment will
be at Hillcrest Memorial Park.
Mr. Womack was a native
of El Centro, and a resident of Porterville for 60 years.
He owned Womack Realty, a U.S. Navy veteran, and was a member of the
American Legion Post 20 in Porterville and Porterville First Church of the
He is survived by his
wife of 30 years, Kathryn Womack of Springville; one son, William Womack of
Springville; two daughters, Cheri Fitton of Strathmore and Kari Wills of
Porterville; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death
by one brother, Homer Womack; and three sisters, Vivian Penny, Gladys Kennedy
and Wynona Scott.
Whitehurst Loyd Funeral
Service in Porterville is in charge of arrangements.
GLADYS WINCHESTER nee WOMACK, May
7, 1908 – Feb. 1, 1984
Gladys Womack Winchester, born May 7,
1908 in Arkansas, passed away Febraury 1, 1984 in Costa Mesa. She is survived by
her husband, L.S. Winchester, three sons, William of Scotts Valley, California,
Ralph of Santa Ana and Ray of Costa Mesa; ten grandchildren; seven great
grandchildren; one brother Huel Womack of Arkansas and one sister Mary Lewis of
Florida. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Town and Country Hospice,
12681 Pala Dr, Garden Grove, CA 92641"
from the "Daily Pilot" newspaper, Saturday, February 4, 1984
Costa Mesa, Orange County, California
by; Jana Hertz
* GRACE MARIE WOMACK nee Shafer, Nov. 19, 1921 - Nov. 17, 2000
Gracemarie Womack, 78, of San Diego and Stonewood (near Pine Cove), died of heart failure on Friday, Nov. 17, 2000, at home in San Diego.
Mrs. Womack was born Nov. 19, 1921, in Dubuque, Iowa.
She was a longtime Stonewood and Idyllwild resident and was a member of the Idyllwild Garden Club and the Friends of Idyllwild Arts, a group no longer functioning. She also belonged to the San Diego chapter of Cancer Victims and Friends.
She had been a resident of Idyllwild since 1985, and lived here continually until around 1996. She became a part-time resident after that.
A housewife, writer and photographer, she produced more than 3,000 cards of Idyllwild scenes that were sold through local shops from 1988 to 1992. Her love of Idyllwild was apparent in the photos she took of the area. When Mrs. Womack first came to Idyllwild, there were no picture cards of the area.
She was the first person to make picture cards. Internment was private, and her ashes were scattered at sea.
Mrs. Womack is survived by her husband, Stanley E. Womack.
GREGORY JAMES WOMACK, Aug.
6, 1985 – Feb. 5, 2007
GUY ROY WOMACK, Oct. 12,
1922 – Apr. 24, 1976
* HAZEL LEONARD WOMACK, nee INCE, Jan. 13, 1900 - Oct. 17, 1997
BOWLED OVER CHALLENGES
Source: The Sacramento Bee, October 20, 1997, Page: B6
Pacific Rim; Northern California
Hazel L. Womack Ince, who came to Northern California as a baby traveling in a covered wagon at the turn of the century, wasn't about to let any hardships get in the way of enjoying her life.
Mrs. Ince, who died Saturday in a Carmichael nursing home at the age of 97, first began to lose her eyesight in her 70s. By her 80s, she was legally blind. But that didn't stop her from maintaining her home or knocking down the pins at the bowling alley.
"This I ought to tell you about Hazel," said her sister-in-law, Norma Womack. "She was blind, but she bowled awfully well. She just aimed at the light at the end of the alley. She was doing that until she was well past 80."
Until recent years, Mrs. Ince maintained a home in Carmichael, cooking and caring for herself.
It was to be expected from the last surviving child of the 10 children of settlers Michael Green Womack and Margaret Clara Womack. Mrs. Ince's father was a gold miner and a blacksmith who prospected for gold until he was in his 80s.
Mrs. Ince was the widow of Jack Ince. During the 1940s and '50s, they spent nine years traveling the United States by car, stopping from time to time as Mr. Ince earned money repairing typewriters and adding machines and Mrs. Ince took up waitressing jobs. The couple had no children.
In Sacramento, Mrs. Ince dipped chocolates at a K street candy store and worked as a waitress well into her 70s. For years, she was a dining room waitress at the downtown Elks Temple.
"I know she was a good waitress and she kept the customers loaded with coffee and butter, because then the tips were better," her sister-in-law said.
At Mrs. Ince's request, no services will be held and internment will be private. Donations may be made in her name to the Shriners Hospitals for Children.
* HELEN LUCILLE WOMACK nee RICHARDS, Apr. 10, 1913 - Mar. 23, 2009Helen Lucille Womack, 95, of El Centro passed away peacefully March 23, 2009.
* JEFFREY ALTON
11, 1953 – Aug. 23, 2009
Jeffrey Alton Womack, age 56, of Redding, passed away on August 23, 2009 at Shasta Regional Medical Center.
Jeffrey was born in Redding, California on August 11, 1953. Following in the footsteps of his father, he worked in construction most of his life. An avid nature and animal lover, he enjoyed hiking, fishing, camping, bird watching and all the outdoors had to offer him. He also enjoyed Nascar racing (his hero was Dale Earnhardt) and had a penchant for fast cars.
He is survived by his sister Kathryn Womack and her family; and his brother Christopher Womack and his family.
Arrangements are pending at McDonald's Funeral Chapel in Redding.
in Redding Record Searchlight on August 27, 2009
* JEWEL DOT WOMACK nee HURST, Nov. 1, 1928
Apr. 16, 2011
Jewel Dot Womack was born in Eufaula, Okla. on Nov. 1,
1928, and went to be with the Lord on April 16.
She is survived by her children, Karen Proffer of North
Carolina, Johny Dennis of Missouri and Pamela Ballard of Turlock; nine
grandchildren; and 27 great grandchildren.
Visitation was held on Wednesday, April 20 at Turlock
Memorial Park. Services were held at 2 p.m. the same day. Internment was at
Turlock Memorial Park.
* JIM DALE WOMACK,
SR., December 27, 1934 - October
Jim was born in Holdenville, OK and moved to Merced in 1938. He has been a resident of Winton for the last 37 years.
Jim worked for Merced Motor Parts and Ludd's Auto Parts. He was the "go-to" guy and if you didn't know what you needed he could help you. Jim's passion was auto racing of any kind. He started drag racing at Ballico Airport in the 60's and built his own engines. He held the American Hot Rod Assoc. Acceleration Record in 1964 at Fresno Dragways, ¼ mile c 94.73mph. If it had anything to do with cars, he was the man to talk to. His legacy will remain in everyone that he gave advice to about cars.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Doyle Womack and Ruby Dunn; sister, Doris Coleman; and grandson, Eric Pederson.
He is survived by his wife, Lois of 58 years; daughter, Debra Reynolds (Tom); son, Jim Womack (Karel); 6 grandchildren; and 1 great grandson.
A memorial service will be held at a later date.
Arrangements are under the direction of Stratford Evans Merced Funeral Home.
JOHN ALFRED WOMACK, JR.
January 31, 1931 - December 14, 2010
John Alfred Womack, Jr, resident of Long Beach, passed away on Tuesday, December 14th. He was born in Halifax County, VA and served in the Navy from 1950 to 1954 during the Korean War. After the war, John moved to California in 1957. There he met his future wife, Almeta, and they were married in May of 1960. A driven entrepreneur with a love and interest in animals, he started his first business in Bellflower in 1964: a retail tropical fish and pet store called Tiki's Tropical Fish. John was recognized for his ingenuity and innovation in the retail pet industry, and at one time Tiki's had three bustling locations in the Southern California area. He owned and managed Tiki's for over 30 years, retiring in 1995. He also created and operated two other businesses. One that built and sold aquarium stands to local pet stores, and a second, called Century Trend, that manufactured quality bedroom furniture for water bed retailers around the country. In all of his business dealings John was known for his honesty and integrity.
After retiring in 1995, John returned to a hobby he had enjoyed as a young teen: raising and racing homing pigeons. Not satisfied with just racing, he was also the president of the Compton Pigeon Club for four years and was one of the main organizers of the AU2006 National Convention. He enjoyed the raising and breeding of pigeons, the competition of the race, and the camaraderie of his fellow pigeon racers and club members. He was active with his hobby up until the day he passed away.
John made many personal friends and business associates during his life. He was always a personable and enthusiastic person, ready to share a personal story or experience. He was a "renaissance man" in all areas of his life; a self-starter with a lot of common sense and ability to figure things out. He instilled in his children, by example, the value and importance of hard work, honesty, and integrity when dealing with others. He enjoyed time with his family, especially on their long road trips across the United States.
John is survived by his wife, Almeta, their three sons, Mark, Bryan, and Kevin; two grandchildren; brothers and sisters, Lucille Thurman, Bob Womack, Judy Collier, Gerald Womack, and Kenny Womack. A private memorial service will he held in January
JOHN PAUL WOMACK, Feb,
4, 1923 – Jan. 22, 2009
Paul Womack, longtime
resident of Oxnard, passed away peacefully on Jan. 22, 2009. He was 85.
was born in 1923, in Fort Worth, Texas, and resided in Andersonville, Tenn.,
until joining the United States Navy at age 17. The family moved to California
in 1957. In addition to serving in the Navy from 1940 to 1960, he worked for the
civil service at Point Mugu until his retirement in the late 70s.
is survived by his sister, Ruth Johnson; daughter, Audrey Rader; son, Thomas
grandchildren, Coriander, Orion, Isaiah and Tessa Womack,
Kristine Gallegos, and April Westbrook; and great-grandchildren, TJ and Isabella
was predeceased by his parents, William Thomas and Evaline Hatcher Womack; sister, Grace McDonald; and son, Charly Womack.
was a loving father and mother to his three children. He will be dearly missed
by his family and friends.
lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations be made to the Alzheimer’s
Foundation of America, 322 8th Ave., 7th Floor, New York, NY 10001.
are under the direction of the Ted Mayr Funeral Home and Crematory, 3150 Loma
Vista Road, Ventura.
* JOLENE GRACE WOMACK nee Johnston, Sep.15, 1934 -
Nov. 16, 1992
Source: Los Angeles Daily News, November 18, 1992, Page: N13
Region: Pacific Rim; Los Angeles Metro, California
Womack, Jolene G., 58, of Simi Valley, postal clerk. Visitation will be 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. today with services to be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Reardon Simi Valley Mortuary, Simi Valley. Private burial.
Obituary information in Area Deaths is a free service of the Daily News. Details are provided by the appropriate funeral homes.
* JUANITA FAY WOMACK, Jan. 4, 1911 - Sep. 25, 1995
September 28, 1995
Source: The Orange County Register
Pacific Rim; Southern California
Juanita Fay Craig, 84, of Norco and formerly of Orange County, a homemaker, died Monday of natural causes. Memorial services at 2 p.m. today at Grace Fellowship Church, Norco. Arrangements by Shannon-Donegan Mortuary, Orange.
Survived by her daughters, Charlotte Johnston of Palm Desert and Monti Godsey of Norco; son, Bobby, of Nevada; sister, Margie Lauriemore of Riverside; brother, James Womack of Texas; four grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
Source: Roger Womack, MLWomack@aol.com
* KAREN CALEEN WOMACK nee BENTON, March 12, 1959 - Dec. 7, 2001
Karen Caleen Benton Womack passed away Dec. 7, 2001, in San Francisco.
Karen was born at Luke Air Force Base on March 12, 1959, in Phoenix, Ariz., to her parents, Della Josephine Raven and Wallis Lee Benton. She grew up in California surrounded by her sisters, Kathy and Donna, and her brother, Bill.
Karen later moved to San Francisco, where she met and married her husband, Tim Womack. There they blossomed as artists and were certified by the City and County of San Francisco Art Commission to sell their artwork.
Karen and Tim brought two beautiful children into the world, Shoshone and Brett. Shone and Brett have followed in their parents' creative footsteps. Shone is a gifted writer, who has contributed her writings to newsletters. Brett is an experienced actor, who has had starring and supporting roles in numerous plays at various venues. Her children were the joy of her life and she loved them dearly.
Karen was making transitions in her life which were demanding, yet hopeful and positive. She had recently completed course work at Bryman College and was finishing her internship at Kaiser Permanente Medical Center in San Francisco. This was a hard fought accomplishment and all in her family were extremely proud of her.
Karen was also growing in her faith and had been baptized in April of this year into the Roman Catholic Church. The Christian Community of the Star of the Sea in the diocese of San Francisco, joyfully welcomed her and recognized in Karen the beautiful and sensitive person that she was.
In addition to leaving behind her children, husband, mother, sister and brother, she will be missed by her many nephews and nieces, extended family members and friends, all who have been blessed by having had Karen in their lives.
There can be comfort in knowing that Karen is at home with her sister, Kathy, and that together they are in the loving arms of our Heavenly Father.
Arrangements are under the direction of Pierce Bros. Valley Oaks Mortuary in Westlake Village.
December 15, 2001
LEON RENE WOMACK, Mar. 3, 1930 - Jan. 2, 2001
R. Womack, 70, of San
Mateo, died suddenly, Tuesday, January 2, 2001, at his home.
Funeral arrangements will be announced by Johnson-Overturf Funeral Home of Palatka.
*LILLIAN L. FISHER WOMACK
nee GEACH, Oct. 4, 1923
– Dec. 30, 2011
Was born in Grass Valley, California on October 4, 1923. She left us at the age of 88 on December 30, 2011 in Sacramento. Her family was able to celebrate one last Christmas Eve together in her home. She was a wonderful and cherished Mother, Grandmother of 9 and Great Grandmother to 11, whom she loved deeply.
Lillian's parents William James and Lorraine Geach (nee Trathen), whose relatives came from Cornwall, England, preceded her in death. William followed in his Father's footsteps and was trained as a master carpenter. As a contractor, he built many beautiful homes in Grass Valley. Lorraine was a professional seamstress who was well known for her talents, and had a small business with her sister, Bernice Thomas, for many years. Lillian's brother, William F. Geach also preceded her in death. Both he and Lillian graduated from Mt. St. Mary's Academy in Grass Valley and began their careers in the business world soon after. Lillian was an Executive Secretary with the Employment Development Department and retired from there after more than 30 years of employment. She worked in several Branches, as well as in the Director's Office. She was an inspiration to other secretaries and commended for her outstanding skills and achievements.
Lillian was married to Arthur A. Fisher and they had four children. They divorced and she wed Maurice E. Womack, a Veteran of World War II. 'Ed' served with the 494th Bomb Group ('Kelley's Kobras'), 7th Air Force. They were married for 43 years and enjoyed golfing, playing cards/games and traveling together after retirement. After Ed died in 1996, Lillian continued golfing with the Executive Ladies Golf Club and Bradshaw Ranchettes. She made many friendships through golf, which she kept after she could no longer play.
Lillian leaves behind her daughter Diane Borden, sons Robert Fisher, James Fisher and John (Jack) Fisher, and their families. We all remember the good times and family picnics shared with the Scofield cousins in Grass Valley. It was also a treat for her to see performances at the Cosmo Theater this last year with her sister-in-law Mary Geach. She has left a wonderful legacy and passed on her values, as well as the love and importance of family. We are very fortunate to have had so many years together and our treasured memories of her will never be forgotten.
In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to the . Burial arrangements are not finalized, but will be private.
Published in The Sacramento Bee on January 4, 2012
MARI RITA WOMACK nee NALL,
Aug. 21, 1942 – Jun. 7, 2011
Thursday, June 16, 2011
Mo. -- Mari Rita Nall Womack, 68, of California, formerly of Advance, passed
away last week.
She was the daughter of Truman and Rita Van Gennip Nall. After graduating from Advance High School, she moved to California with her husband, Roland Womack.
Womack attended UCLA where she earned a doctorate in anthropology. Dr. Womack wrote several books, including "Being Human," "Introduction to Medical Anthropology" and "Symbols and Meaning." She taught anthropology at UCLA; El Camino College; Santa Monica College, where she was presented with the Alpha Gamma Sigma Instructional Excellence Award; and several other institutions of higher learning.
She was a research scholar at the UCLA Center for the Study of Women and a scriptwriter for the PBS television series "Faces of Culture." She was an international broadcaster with Voice of America, appeared on the "Today" show, and was quoted in several periodicals, including The New York Times. But mostly she will be remembered for her sense of fun and her unfailing generosity to her loved ones, colleagues and students.
Womack is survived by her three loving children, Gregory Womack of Nevada, Jeffrey Womack of Oregon, Laura Womack of Pennsylvania; four grandchildren; two dear brothers, James Nall of Advance and Eugene Nall of Scott City; as well as Roland Womack of California.
Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday at Morgan Funeral Chapel in Advance.
The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Anthony Catholic Church in Glennon, Mo. The Rev. William Hennecke will officiate. Burial will be at Glennon Cemetery.
MARY ESTHER WOMACK nee WELLS, May 13, 1943 - Jul. 26, 1992 African American
The Orange County Register July 27, 1992 page; f03
Singer Mary Wells, who in the 1960s had teen-agers snapping their fingers to "My Guy" and other tales of love lost and found, died Sunday after a long bout with cancer. She was 49. Wells, who underwent surgery for cancer of the larynx in August 1990, died at the University of Southern California's Kenneth Norris Jr. Cancer Center, said her daughter, Stacy Womack. She had been hospitalized there for several months.
Along with Smokey Robinson, the Supremes, Temptations and Four Tops, Wells helped break down the era's musical segregation.
In 1961 through 1964, she hit the Top 10 in the pop charts with "The One Who Really Loves You," "You Beat Me to the Punch," "Two Lovers" and her signature "My Guy," all written or co-written by Robinson, a fellow Motown Records star. "In 1964, Mary Wells was our big, big artist," said Lucy Gordy Wakefield, Motown's first sales chief. "I don't think there's any audience with an age of 30 through 50 that doesn't know the words to `My Guy.' " When Wells was diagnosed with cancer, the two-pack-a-day cigarette smoker had no medical insurance and lost her modest home in Los Angeles when she couldn't pay rent.
The Washington, DC-based Rhythm and Blues Foundation raised more than $50,000 to pay for her medical bills. Diana Ross gave $15,000, Rod Stewart and Bruce Springsteen $10,000 each and the Temptations $5,000. After the operation, Wells underwent chemotherapy. In June 1991, doctors found the cancer was spreading and she began an experimental drug regimen. She resumed chemotherapy late in 1991, said Steve Cohen, her manager for more than 13 years. Wells married and divorced Cecil Womack, the brother of musician Bobby Womack. She is survived by four children, Cecil Womack Jr., Stacy Womack, Harry Womack and Sugar Womack, and by a brother, Fletcher Wells.
* MELVIN THURSTON WOMACK, April 1,
1926 - April 21, 2004
Visitation will be from 6 to 9 p.m. Sunday in Hems Bros. Mortuary
chapel in El Centro for Melvin T. Womack, 78, of El Centro, who died Wednesday
in his home.
Chapel services will be at 10 a.m. Monday in the mortuary. Pastor Michael Beach of First Baptist Church of El Centro will officiate.
Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery in El Centro.
Mr. Womack was born April 1, 1926, in El Centro.
He began his lifetime of service to the Imperial Valley in his teens as a volunteer firefighter.
Mr. Womack married Jonell Withrow in First Baptist Church in El Centro on July 17, 1948.
He joined the U.S. Army/Air Force during World War II and served as a B-29 waist gunner.
After being honorably discharged as a sergeant, he started his 32-year career with the El Centro Fire Department, from which he retired as an assistant chief in 1978.
His involvement with the Boy Scouts of America began during his high school years and continued through adulthood. He also participated in activities with the Fire Department's Troop 73. He became a vigil member of the Order of the Arrow and served for many years on the governing board of the Desert Trails Council for the Boy Scouts, which earned him the prestigious Silver Beaver Award.
Mr. Womack was a founding member of the De Anza Rescue Unit, served several times as president of the Kiwanis Club of El Centro and served on the El Centro employees federal credit union board of directors.
was born in Wichita, Kansas September 22, 1921. She passed away on March 29,
2011 in Fresno, CA after a brief illness. Prior to residing in Fresno, Mildred
was a 50-year resident of Manteca.
As a young child, Mildred traveled across the country with her parents and sisters as the family picked cotton and fruit on their way to California, finally settling in Calaveras County. She later attended Calaveras High School. As an adult, Mildred worked as an Ambulance Orderly for San Joaquin County Hospital where she met her late husband Ralph H. Womack. They were married for 46 years until his death in 1989. Mildred was also preceded in death by her parents Warren and Amanda Thrush, daughters Virginia and Nora, sisters Mable Pereira and Alberta Salmina and her good friend Leo Loduca whom she had known when both were teenagers in the late 1930s. Mildred is survived by her daughter Sheila Kernohan (Robin) of Fresno, son Ralph M. Womack (Marie) of Stockton, grandchildren Amy Holt (John) of Clovis, Trevor Womack, Sr., Lynde Munoz (Rue), and Jeremy Womack, all of Stockton. Mildred was also proud that she had 8 great-grandchildren. Mildred had a little known talent of being able to play the harmonica. Whenever she would decide to play a few tunes, the self-taught harmonica player would surprise many people. Mildred was an accomplished homemaker who enjoyed gardening and listening to jazz. Visitation will be held at P.L. Fry and Son Funeral Home on Monday April 4, 2011 from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. followed by a funeral service at 1 p.m. Burial will be at the East Union Cemetery in Manteca.
* ORVILLE WALKER WOMACK, May 2, 1917 – Dec. 15, 1993
December 15, 1993:
Graveside services for Orville Walker Womack, 76, will be at 11:15 a.m.
tomorrow at Riverside National Cemetery, staging area one. He died Sunday of a
heart attack at St. Bernardine's Medical Center. Friends and family may call
from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. today at Miller-Jones Mortuary in Hemet.
Mr. Womack, who was born
in Farmington, Mo., lived in Hemet 17 years. He was a locksmith for the San
Francisco Port Authority for 16 years. He served in the U.S. Navy from 1934 to
1956. He was a member of the U.S. Naval Fleet Reserve, Chapter 48.
He is survived by his
wife of 49 years, Claire, and brothers, Chester of Elk Grove, William of
Sacramento and Fred of Farmington, Mo.
PATRICIA ANN WOMACK SMITH nee STOUT,
Oct.31, 1936 – Feb. 18, 2006
* PHILIP AGEE WOMACK, Nov. 9, 1850 – July 10, 1925
CALIFORNIA PIONEER DIES
AT HOME HERE
Philip Agee Womack, a resident of Butte county for over thiry years died at the home of his son Walter Wesley Womack, in Gridley Colony No. 8, west of town, Friday forenoon at about 11 o’clock, after an illness which had been acute only since last Monday. He had suffered for some time with malaria and had an aggravated ulcer on his hand that resisted healing. These, combined with the infirmities of age, contributed to his death.
The deceased was born at Sutter’s Fort, Sacramento, November 9, 1850, and had lived in California practically all his life. He resided for a short time in Idaho. He came to Butte county over thiry years ago, and resided for a time near Honcut, later moving to Gridley.
RITA WOMACK nee ECKELMAN, Sep.
3, 1930 – Sep. 25, 2010
* RONALD BENTLEY WOMACK, June 13, 1955 - Sep. 13, 1992
Source: Los Angeles Daily News, September 17, 1992, Page: N21
Region: Pacific Rim; Los Angeles Metro, California
Womack, Ronald B., 37, of Burbank, repairman. Services will be at 11 a.m. today at the Valley Funeral Home, Burbank. Burial will follow at Pierce Brothers Valhalla Mortuary and Memorial Park, North Hollywood.
Obituary information in Area Deaths is a free service of the Daily News. Details are provided by the appropriate funeral homes.
Sarah May Russell died Sunday, March 12, 2006 at the age
of 82. She was born July 25, 1924
to Charles and Pearl Womack in Dalhart, Texas. She married Neal Russell, whom
she met at Mare Island in 1946.
She was a bookkeeper and worked at the old Bank of Amador in Jackson when she moved here from San Andreas. Sarah loved fishing at Silver Lake, and was an excellent seamstress. She was also actively involved in the local cancer support group. She will be remembered for her cheerful fabric store, Sarah-Ann Fabrics and for her work at Karla Winery until her retirement.
She is survived by her husband of 60 years, Neal Russell of Sutter Creek, daughters, Jane Russell Albaini of Sutter Creek, and Christine White of Sebastopol. She is also survived by grandchildren, Alex Russell Armstrong of Sutter Creek, Caleb, Chelsea, Cherise and Conan White of Sonoma County; and five great-grandchildren.
Contributions can be made to Hospice of Amador County, P. O. Box 595, Jackson, CA. 95642.
There will be no services at the families request. Inurnment will be private. Condolences may be offered via e-mail to the family firstname.lastname@example.org. Arrangements have been entrusted to Daneri Mortuary in Jackson.
* SHELDON SCOTT WOMACK, May 31, 1988 – Apr. 5, 2011
Sheldon Scott Womack,
22, much loved son of David and Jonie Holland, of North Platte, passed away on
April 5, 2011, at Redlands, Calif.
Sheldon was born on May 31, 1988, in Fremont, Calif., to Wayne Womack and Jonie Womack (Holland). He attended Vineyard Christian School in Costa Mesa until transferring to Irvine, Calif., public schools for middle and High School years.
He moved to Redlands after High School and attended Crafton Hills Community College and helped his dad with different business ventures.
Sheldon enjoyed traveling with his older brother Justin and family. Some adventures included Jamaica, London, Paris, Mexico, Belize, Hawaii, riding camels in Egypt and visiting family in Kansas and Michigan.
A favorite annual summer excursion was to Sequoia National Park for a weeklong camping trip. He recently had a trip of his lifetime with childhood friend Erin Reed and stepbrother Peter Fischer leaving Southern California in a converted VW van to the tip of Northern California and back.
Sheldon is survived by his mother Jonie (step-dad, David) Holland, of North Platte; father, Wayne (fianc?, Leslie Senstrop) Womack, of Redlands, Calif.; brother, Justin Womack, of New York, N.Y.; half-sister, Lauren Womack, of Redlands, Calif.; grandmother, Norma Wise, of Yucaipa, Calif.; step-brothers and sisters; uncles; aunts; and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Henry (Elizabeth) VanEngelen, Jack Womack; and uncle, Scott Womack
A celebration service commemorating Sheldon's life will be at 7 p.m. on Monday, April 11, at the Lighthouse Foursquare Church, of North Platte, with a dessert reception to follow.
Additional funeral services will be in California later this month.
* STEPHANIE LYNN WOMACK,
1982 – Nov. 1, 2005
Passed on after a long fight on November 1, 2005.
She is survived by her parents Steven Womack and Cheryl Duryea who were at her bedside at her passing.
She is also survived by her brothers Daniel Womack of San Diego, Richard Holden of Provo, UT and James Holden of Elverta; her grandmother Wanda I Womack of Orangevale, and grandma Kleitgen of Montclair, CA, her step mom Sue Womack and grandmother Marion Oakley.
Stephanie was a graduate of Center High and has lots of friends who will miss her terribly. She died as a result of complications from dialysis due to kidney failure and diabetes.
The family requests instead of Cards or Flowers that all donate to your local diabetes foundation.
There will be a Memorial Service in Montclair, CA.
Her healthy organs were donated and have already helped several.
Hug Your Child Today.
Published in the Sacramento Bee.
MICHAEL “Mick” WOMACK, Jan, 27, 1948 –
May 9, 2011
A Memorial Service will be held Monday, May 16, 2011, at 11 a.m.,
at the Moose Family Center in Gridley for Michael “Mick” Womack,
63, of Gridley, California. He passed away Monday, May 9, 2011, at Enloe Medical
Center in Chico of natural causes.
Michael was born January
27, 1948, in Gridley, California. He was a life long resident of Gridley. He
served in the United States Army during the Viet Nam War and was a recipient of
the Purple Heart and Bronze Star. Michael enjoyed hunting, fishing, and working
on Hot Rods. He also enjoyed playing Wednesday night poker with friends. He was
a member of the Loyal Order of Moose, Gridley Lodge 1594 and Operating Engineers
Union Local 3.
* THOMAS HOUSTON WOMACK
22, 1940 - April 15, 2011
WENFRED ANTHONY WOMACK, June 27, 1953 - Feb. 6, 2002 African/American
Wenfred Anthony Womack left this earth for his eternal home on Feb. 6, 2002. He will be truly missed by all who knew him.
Wenfred was born June 27, 1953, to Willie and Mary Womack in Los Angeles, Calif. After attending neighborhood schools, he graduated from David Star Jordan High School in 1971. Wen, also known as "Tokii," loved to study. He attended UCLA for two years, Ventura College, and in 2000 he was certified in the field of Alcohol and Drug Addiction studies at Oxnard College. Wenfred accepted Jesus Christ at an early age. He was called to the ministry and became an associate minister at the St. Paul Baptist Church in 1981. He loved God and His Word and took his ministry to the jail, the Oxnard Rescue Mission and to the streets.
Wenfred married Velma Ruth Montgomery on July 18, 1981, and to this union was born Karrah Laurice. Wen loved being with family and friends and loved to have fun. He enjoyed camping, sports and dancing. Children loved him and he had a special bond with his nieces and nephews.
Wen worked in many fields, but his love was preaching and counseling people on drug and alcohol addictions. He gave his personal testimony on his own deliverance whenever he had the opportunity. Prior to becoming ill, Wen worked at Americorps, where he provided counseling and other services to veterans. He was respected by co-workers and friends for his charismatic personality and his knowledge in the field.
Wenfred leaves to cherish his memory his wife, Velma; three children, LaShawn Fortune of Inglewood, Wenfred Anthony Womack Jr. of Virginia, and Karrah Laurice Womack of Oxnard; four brothers, Ward B. Womack of Los Angeles, Wayne Womack of Compton, William "Bill" Womack of Palmdale and Darryl Womack of Carson; five sisters, Joanna Holt of Carson, Marian "Penny" Anderson of Arcadia, Pamela Womack of Carson, Debra Womack of Inglewood and Terrlyn "Teri" Melton of Palmdale; and a host of relatives and friends.
Wenfred was preceded in death by his parents; and his younger brother, Derrick "Ricky" Sonier-Womack.
Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Monday, Feb. 11, at Garcia Mortuary Chapel in Oxnard. Funeral services to be held at 11 a.m. Feb. 12, at St. Paul Baptist Church. Final interment to follow service at Ivy Lawn Memorial Park in Ventura.
Arrangements are under the direction of Garcia Mortuary, 629 South A St., Oxnard.
Source: Roger Womack email@example.com
* WILLIAM HOWARD
“RED” WOMACK, May
16, 1930 – May 21, 2010
WILLIAM LOUIS WOMACK, Dec. 22, 1915 – May 29, 2005
* WILLIAM LOYD
"DUB" WOMACK, Feb.
7, 1943 – Mar. 23, 2012
William was born on February 7, 1943 in Elk City, Oklahoma and he went home to be with the Lord on March 23, 2012. He is survived by his wife, Colleen of 50 years; his two daughters, Melissa and Michelle and her husband, Kevin; his grandchildren, Daniel and his wife, Kenzie, Jenell, Randi, Aaron, David, Desarae and her husband, Aaron, Jonathan, Jeremiah and his wife Yara; and great-grandchildren, Ashtyn, Zara, Bryce, and Blake. His brother, James of Modesto and his wife, Cindy; his sister, Linda and her husband,Richard Duke of Delhi. He is The Favorite "Uncle Dub" of many.
Funeral services will be held on Friday, March 30, 2012 at 11 a.m. at Cairn's Funeral Home, 940 F St., Reedley CA 93654; graveside following.
Published: Wednesday, March 28, 2012 2:53 PM PDT
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LYLE JOHN ARNOLD
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune, April 21, 1991, Page: A-32
Region: Pacific Rim; Southern California
Lyle John Arnold, 76, Army veteran, educator and agricultural specialist who worked for the U.S. State Department, died April 9 in UCSD Medical Center after a long illness.
He was a resident of Poway for the past two years, but, prior to that time, he had lived in Ramona for more than 20 years.
He worked for the U.S. State Department as an agricultural specialist for a number of years, heading projects under Aid for Independent Development (AID). He set up agricultural programs in Nepal, Cuba and Somalia. Mr. Arnold was born in Anamosa, Iowa. He earned his degree at University of Missouri, where he joined the Reserve Officers Training Corps (ROTC) and later joined the Army Reserve.
During World War II, from Pearl Harbor Day, Dec. 7, 1941, when he volunteered, Mr. Arnold served in the Pacific as a member of Gen. Douglas MacArthur's staff. He also served through the Korean Conflict. He was stationed in San Diego at various times during his military service. After the war, he joined the teaching staff, as professor of agriculture, at California State Polytechnic University in Pomona.
While at CalPoly Pomona, he was selected as an agricultural specialist by the State Department.
He settled in Ramona in 1969 and carried out private agricultural projects. He was active in American Legion and Kiwanis Club and had served as American Legion commander in Ontario.
He was a world traveler, having visited most countries, including Europe, Asia and Africa. He also was a skilled chess player.
Survivors include three sons and a daughter, John of Devore, Lyle Jr. and Robert of San Diego, and Kathryn Womack of Arlington, Texas; a brother, Clifford, of Northern California, and seven grandchildren.
Memorial services will be at 11 a.m. May 4 in the Meeting House at Oak Tree Ranch Mobile Home Park, 2239 Black Canyon Road, Ramona. Cremation was planned, under direction of Telophase Society.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune, June 01, 1990, Page: AA-7
Region: Pacific Rim; Southern California
Services for Oceania Booker, 83, of Chula Vista, will be at 10 a.m. Monday in Jackson Memorial Church of God in Christ. Burial will be in La Vista Memorial Park. Anderson-Ragsdale Mortuary is in charge. He died Tuesday in a hospital.
Mr. Booker was born in Texas, lived in the county 49 years and had been a minister of the Missionary Church of God in Christ for 39 years. He was district superintendent of the church and a member of the ordination board of the first and second jurisdictions.
Survivors include his wife, Naomi; three sons, Robert Booker and Alvin Coffee, both of San Diego, and Oceania Booker of Milpitas, Calif.; six daughters, Francis Denby, Lorraine Womack and Evelyn Booker, all of San Francisco, Kathleen Womack of Hayward, Calif., Rachel Hatcher of Los Angeles and Vivian Hayes of Texas; and three sisters, Parazola Christopher and Halciona Bell, both of Oklahoma, and Ruth Jackson of San Francisco.
The Orange County Register, August 26, 1993
Pacific Rim; Southern California
Ruth Dodd, 78, of Orange, a citrus packing grader for Yuma Growers, died Tuesday. Memorial services at 10 a.m. Saturday at Fairhaven Memorial Park Mortuary, Santa Ana.
Survived by her son, Albert Womack of Orange; daughter, Betty Crowe of Ontario; brothers, Herbert and Howard Young, both of Orange, and B.C. Young of Oklahoma; sister, Alice Pugh of Orange; five grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren
STEVE E. MILLER
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune, October 24, 1990, Page: C-13
Region: Pacific Rim; Southern California
Services for Steve E. Miller, 89, of East San Diego, will be at 2 p.m. tomorrow in Greenwood Mortuary. Burial will be in Greenwood Memorial Park. He died Thursday in a hospital.
Mr. Miller was born in Louisiana, lived in the county 45 years and had been a county civil-service clerk.
Survivors include a daughter, Patsy Womack of La Mesa; a brother, John, of Florida; and a grandson.
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