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*   ALTA JEAN  ALDERMAN nee WOMACK,    Nov. 12, 1937 – Sep. 21, 2004

ALDERMAN, Alta J. "Joann," 66, of DeLand, Fla., died Tuesday, September 21, 2004, at Florida Hospital DeLand. Mrs. Alderman was born in Wauchula and moved to DeLand seven years ago from Spring Hill. She was a retired restaurant owner. She is survived by three sisters, Rebecca Alderman of DeLand, Olive Campbell of Bartow, and Frances McCloud of Lakeland; two sons, Randy Alderman of DeLand, and Dennis Alderman of Las Vegas, Nev.; one brother, Elvien Lee Beagles of Palm Bay Point, Fla.; and two grandchildren, J.R. Alderman of DeLand and Scott Alderman of West Palm Beach, Fla. Viewing will be on Sunday, September 26 from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Lankford Funeral Homes & Crematory, 220 E. New York Ave., DeLand, Fla. Funeral services will be held at 3:30 p.m. following the viewing with the Rev. Michael Fronk officiating. Lankford Funeral Home in DeLand is in charge.
Published in the TBO.com on 9/23/2004.

* ANNA L. NOVEY nee WOMACK,  Aug. 18, 1882 - Apr. 26, 1965

Ctfd. Copy, Death Ctf., State of Florida 65-020189
Anna L. (Womack) Novey, d. 26 April, 1965 in Ocala (Marion) FL. DOB 18 Aug 1882, Fulton, MO. Widow of Joseph Novey. Father, Jacob Womack; Mother, Melissa Sparks (incorrect)

Source:  Carolyn Powell  email:  powell@blueridge.net

ANNIE VELNORA WOMACK nee GOODWIN,   Mar 2, 1920 - May 14, 2009

WOMACK, Anna Velnora, 89, of Tampa, went to be with the Lord Thursday, May 14, 2009. She was preceded in death by her husband, Larry Womack, and son, Leon B. Womack. Survivors include her daughter, Jeannette Ivie of Floral City, Fla.; son, Eddie Womack and his wife Mary Linda of Yorktown, Va.; daughter-in-law, Della L. Womack of Franklin, N.C.; sister, Donna Durham of Tampa; grandchildren, Daryl L. Womack, Michele L. Webb, Karen C. Scaglione, Kenneth L. Lowenthal, Keith A. Lowenthal, Kimberly A. Wheatley, Chris L. Nida, Melissa L. Walton, E. Alan Womack and Lindsay S. Daly; 22 great-grand-children; and one great-great-grandchild. The family will receive friends 12:30 - 1 p.m. Saturday, May 16, 2009, at Blount & Curry, Terrace Oaks Chapel, where a service will take place at 1 p.m. Interment will be at 1:30 p.m. Friday May 22, 2009, at Florida National Cemetery, Bushnell, Fla. Words of comfort may be expressed at www.blountcurry.com Terrace Oaks Chapel.

*  BARBARA JEAN WOMACK,   Sep. 10, 1937 - Feb. 24, 2009

The Service of Remembrance for Ms. Barbara Jean Womack, age 71, of Bushnell, Florida, who died February 24, 2009, in Inverness, FL, will be held 1:00 PM, Wednesday, March 4, 2009, at the Inverness Chapel of Hooper Funeral Homes. Arrangements and cremation are under the direction of the Inverness Chapel of Hooper Funeral Homes & Crematory.
Published in the Citrus County Chronicle from 3/2/2009 - 3/6/2009

*  BETTY JUNE "JUNIE" WOMACK nee BURNETT,   Jul 23, 1923 - Mar 3, 2007

Betty June Womack, 83 of Satsuma, Florida began living her eternal life on Saturday, March 3, 2007. Mrs. Womack was born in Hixson, Tennessee and is preceded in death by her sweetheart and husband, Marvin Womack. She attended First Church of God in Palatka, Florida. Betty enjoyed bingo and painting dolls. Survivors are her son, Franklin W. Womack and wife, Sandra of North Lauderdale, Fl.; daughter, Priscilla Pat Pruitt of Satsuma, Fl.; and numerous grandchildren. Funeral Service will be Tuesday, March 6, 2007, 11:00 A.M. at Watts Funeral Home, San Mateo, Fl, with Rev. John Miles as officiant. Interment will follow at Oakhill Cemetery West in Palatka, Fl. Visitation will be Monday, March 5, 2007 from 6-8- P.M. at the funeral home.

* CHARLES VINCENT WOMACK,  Jan. 4, 1929 - Apr. 21, 1999

Source: The Palm Beach Post, April 24, 1999.
PALMS WEST FUNERAL HOME, 110 Business Parkway (State Rd. #7), Royal Palm Beach, FL Family Owned and Operated
MR. CHARLES V. "CHUCK" WOMACK SR. 70, of Lake City, died Wednesday afternoon in the Lake City Medical Center following an extended illness. A native and longtime resident of Delray Beach, Florida, Mr. Womack had been a resident of Lake City since 1981 having moved here from Lake Worth, Florida. Mr.Womack retired in 1985 from the Southern Bell Telephone Company where he had worked as a special equipment supervisor for thirty-eight years. He was a member of the Southern Bell Pioneers Association, he had been a volunteer fireman in Delray Beach for thiry-five years as well as serving as a volunteer deputy constable for the Delray Beach Sheriffs Office for thiry-five years. Mr. Womack was an avid hunter and a member of the Indian River Ranch Estates Hunting Club in Orlando, Florida. He was a veteran of the National Guard having served in the Navy Reserves and was a member of the Trinity Lutheran Church in Delray Beach, Florida.
Mr. Womack is survived by his wife of forty-three years, Shirley Womack; a son, Charles Vincent Womack, Jr., Lake City; two daughters, Barbara Gilbert, Mt. Morris, Michigan; Linda Kemp, Boynton Beach, Florida; and a brother, James Womack of Lake Worth, Florida, six grandchildren, Shane & Bradley Stevens, Brandon Kemp, Heather DiFede, Amber Sweezer and Cody Melsha, two great-grandsons, Nathan Stevens and Nick DiFede also survive. Mr. Womack was predeceased by his brother, Bill -Womack.
Funeral services of Mr. Womack will be conducted at 2 P.M. Wednesday, April 28, 1999 in the Chapel of the Scobee-Ireland-Potter Funeral Home in Delray Beach, Florida. Burial will follow in the Delray Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 1:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Tuesday evening at the funeral home.
Arrangements are under the direction of the SCOBEE-IRELAND-POTTER Funeral Home, 300 NE 5th Ave., Delray Bch, Florida

* CLIFFORD FRANKLIN WOMACK,  SR.,  Jun. 19, 1923 - Feb. 4, 2000

Clifford F. Womack, born June 19, 1923, son of the late Clifton and Fannie Womack (Simpson) of Greenville, Ala., was called home Feb. 4, 2000.

He leaves to cherish his memories a loving and devoted wife of 52 years, Doris Womack; four sons, Eddie (Barbara) Womack of El Paso, Texas, Donald (Minnie) Womack, Clifford (Jackie) Womack Jr. and Michael (Regena) Womack, all of Fort Walton Beach, Fla.; five daughters, Dorothy (Bobby) Allen, of Milton, Fla., Gloria Womack, Janice Womack, Barbara Mobley and Linda Page, all of Fort Walton Beach; sister, Fannie Coffee; mother-in-law, Essie Bogan of Greenville, Ala.; two brothers-in-law; three sisters-in-law; 24 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and a host of loving nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday 11, at Greater Peace Baptist Church, 102 Fourth St., Fort Walton Beach.

Funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 12. Interment will take place in Beal Memorial Cemetery with the Rev. Clanston Seymore officiating.

Gainer Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Daily News, Northwest Florida.

FRANKLIN EUGENE WOMACK, Jan. 12, 1921 - Oct. 23, 2009

Franklin Eugene Womack, 88, of Chiefland, died Oct. 23, 2009.     

He was born Jan.12, 1921 in Avoca, Neb. to Luther and Lorraine Womack.

He was of the Baptist faith. He served in the United States Navy during World War II. He then went on to work for General Motors as a mechanic were he worked and retired after 30 plus years.

He moved to Chiefland in 1997 from Jacksonville.

He is survived by his son Roger E. Womack; daughter Pamela Ann Womack; caregivers and friends Preston Richburg and Tracy Richburg; along with many friends from Chiefland and Cedar Key.

Funeral services were held Oct. 27 at Florida National Cemetery in Bushnell with military honors.

Arrangements were under the care of Knauff Funeral Home-Chiefland.

* GERALDINE FRANCES WOMACK nee BARNES,    Sep. 7, 1923 - Nov. 4, 2011

WOMACK, Geraldine Frances Barnes, 88, of Dover, Fla., passed away Friday, November 4, 2011. She was preceded in death by her husband, Mac; siblings, Vivian Barnes and Edward B. Barnes; and sister-in-law, Jane Barnes. She was the daughter of the late Dr. E. Milum Barnes and Callie Barnes. She is survived by one daughter, Kathy Sue Diers (Tom); five grandchildren, Kristin Pontious (Scott), Mark Diers (Sunshine), Wesley Diers (Suzanne), Jennifer Denton (Tim), and Robin Brian (Matthew); 12 great-grandchildren; sister-in-law, Frances Barnes; niece, Carol Keesling; and nephew, Lee Barnes (Polly). The family will receive friends for visitation 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, November 9 at Hopewell Funeral Home, 6005 County Rd. 39 S., Plant City. A celebration of life will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, November 10 at the funeral home. Interment in Florida National Cemetery, Bushnell, Fla. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Community Care Center, 2202 W. Oak Drive, Plant City, FL 33563. Expressions of condolence may be made at www.hopewellfuneral.com

*  HAZEL VIRGINIA WOMACK nee MELTON,    Jul. 24, 1937 - Aug. 12, 1999

Source: The Knoxville News-Sentinel, August 20, 1999

WOMACK, HAZEL VIRGINIA - 62, passed away Thursday, August 12, 1999 after a valiant battle with cancer. She was born in Minter City, Mississippi and was a longtime resident of Green Cove Springs, Florida. She was employed by Unison Industries as an Aircraft Circuit Board Assembler for 15 years. She was a graduate of New York's Freed-Hardeman College, receiving AA Degree in Business Administration. She was an avid bowler and former 3-time Female Bowler of the Year Award winner, accumulating over 200 trophies during her career. She is preceded in death by her father, David Leon Melton of Rochester, NY. She is survived by her three children, son, David K. Womack, Sr. and his wife, Paula of Jacksonville, Fla.; daughter and devoted caregiver, Rona E. Womack of Knoxville, TN and son, Arleigh Wade Womack and his wife, Cheryl of Jacksonville; two grandchildren, David Kyle Womack, Jr. and Matthew Edward Womack; her mother , Laura E. Barnhard of Sherrill, Arkansas; two brothers, Sonny Melton of Louisiana and Edward Barnhart of Sherrill, Arkansas; sister, Esther Bolton of Sterling, New York; lifetime family friends Darlene and Ronnie Hildum and many close friends at Unison Industries whose support has been extremely appreciated. Funeral services will be held 3:00 p.m. Sunday, August 15, 1999 at Clay Funeral Home in Green Cove Springs, Florida.
Services will be performed by the Rev. Ronnie McKenzie. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to The Community Hospice of Northeast Florida, Inc. at 4266 Sunbeam Road, Jacksonville, Florida 32257.

*  HOMER ERNEST "MAC" WOMACK,   May 20, 1918 - Oct. 14, 2004   

WOMACK, Homer "Mac," 86, of Dover and formerly of Lutz, died October 14, 2004. He was born in Winnsboro, La., and came to Tampa after serving in the U.S. Air Force during World War II. He served 30 months in the South Pacific. He was a member of Fellowship Baptist Church and served as a deacon at fellowship until poor health caused him to retire. He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Jerry Womack; daughter, Kathy Sue Diers; five grandchildren, Kristin Pontious (Scott), Mark Diers (Sunshine), Wesley Diers, Jennifer Denton (Tim) and Robin Diers; and four great-grandchildren, Austin Pontious, Kylie Pontious, Colby Diers and Sierra Diers. Family and friends will gather 7-9 p.m. today at Garden of Memories Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Fellowship Baptist Church 13515 N. U.S. Highway 301, Thonotosassa. Interment will follow at a later date in Florida National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Blosta Center for the Hearing Impaired , 7205 Habana Ave., Tampa, FL 33614, or LifePath Hospice, 3010 W. Azeele St., Tampa, FL 33609.
Published in the TBO.com on 10/15/2004.

*  JERRY FRANK WOMACK,   May 7, 1950 - Feb. 2, 2005

Jerry Womack, 54, of Lake Placid, died Feb. 2, 2005, in Lake Placid.

Born in Nashville, Tenn., he was a lifelong resident of Lake Placid.

He was a welder. He was a U.S. Army veteran serving in the 82nd Airborne during the Vietnam War.

Survivors include his wife, Vicky; daughters, Roxanne McJinkins of Pickings, N.C. and Crystal Wells of Powers, Mich.; sons, Michael Leach and Justin Womack, both of Lake Placid; and four grandchildren.

Chandler Funeral Home in Lake Placid is handling the arrangements.

JOHN HENRY WOMACK,    Oct. 31, 1929 – Mar. 27, 2005   

John Henry Womack, 75, died March 27 at St. Joseph Hospital in Tampa, Fla.
Mr. Womack was born in Halifax County on October 31,1929, the son of the late Letcher and Jessie Ferrell Womack. He was preceded in death by one brother, Roger H. Womack.
His survivors include one brother, Marlow W. Womack and his wife, Margaret, of Newport News; two sisters, Clara G. Dixon of South Boston and Catherine W. Woosley and her husband, Lawrence, of Alton.
Funeral services were incomplete at press time.

*  JOHN HENRY WOMACK JR.  Mar 12, 1925 – Jan. 25, 2012   

John Henry Womack, Jr. Thursday, March 12, 1925 - Wednesday, January 25, 2012 (age 86) Clermont, Florida Sales - Automotive Parts Funeral arrangements are: Funeral services for John will be held at 11:30 AM Monday, January 30, 2012 at First Baptist of Central Florida, 700 Good Homes Rd, Orlando, Dr. Clayton Cloyer, Pastor Justin Miller, Reverend Elwood "Red" Jeffries and Dr. William B. Sutton officiating. Interment will follow at Woodlawn Memorial Park, with Military Honors. Visitation will be held from 10:30 till service time at the church. The family suggests in lieu of flowers memorials to the Mike Conley Hospice House, Clermont, FL. Becker Funeral Home, Clermont, FL is serving the family.

*  LAWRENCE DAVIS “LARRY” WOMACK,   Feb. 29, 1944 - Nov. 3, 2005

Lawrence (Larry) Davis Womack, 61, of North Fort Myers passed away Thursday November 3, 2005. He was born in Detroit, MI the son of the late Elmo and Cleo Womack. He was predeceased by his sisters Carol, Linda and Mary. Larry proudly served his country, serving 3 tours of duty in Viet Nam and retired from the US Army after 22 years. He then worked as a Veteran Representative in the State of Florida serving his fellow veterans.

Larry is survived by his loving wife Alexandra, Cousins Mark & Veronica Womack and their children Bria & Grant of Cape Coral, David & Jack Womack, John, Sue & Julaine Appling and Kathryn, Mary & Chad.

Funeral Services will be celebrated Tuesday 10am at St. Hilary's Episcopal Church, 5011 McGregor Blvd. Fort Myers. Interment will be with full military honors at Florida National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Heart Association. Funeral Arrangements by Harvey-Engelhardt-Metz Funeral Home.

*  LOUISE ELIZABETH HALL nee WOMACK,   Mar. 2, 1919 - Aug. 25, 2007

KINARD, Fla. — Louise Elizabeth Womack Hall, 88, of Kinard, Fla., died Saturday, Aug. 25, 2007, in Panama City, Fla.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. (CDT) today at Peavy Funeral Home Chapel in Blountstown, Fla., with the Rev. Allen Pitts and the Rev. Jason Hall officiating. Interment will follow at Cypress Creek Cemetery in Kinard, Fla.

Mrs. Hall was born March 2, 1919, in Omaha, and had lived in Calhoun County since 1950. She was a homemaker and a member of the Abe Springs Baptist Church in Blountstown, Fla. She was preceded in death by her husband, Artie J. Hall; two sons, Doyle and Maynard Hall; two sisters, Ruth Eaten and Mildred Pearson, and two brothers, James and Edwin Womack.

Survivors include two sons, Leonard Hall and his wife, Diane, of Youngstown, Fla., and J. D. Hall and his wife, Ruth, of Tifton; a daughter, Minnie Johnson and her husband, Rodney, of Kinard, Fla.; three sisters, Helen Green of Woodstock, Margaret Davis of Lenox and Juanita and Joe Young of Flint, Mich.; a brother, Jimmy Womack and his wife, Bobbie, of Elberton; six grandchildren, Steve and Kelvin Johnson, Jason and Justin Hall, Dennise Campbell and her husband, Harry, and Eric Hall; 11 great-grandchildren, Lydia and Andrew Garske, Andrew and Ross Johnson, Aiden and Rylee Hall, Amber and Dustin Hall, Kaitlyn and Emilee Groover, and Brittany Campbell; two sisters-in-law, Geneva Hall of Brookfield and Virginia Hall of Lake City, and many nieces and nephews.  

*   LUCILLE FRANCES WOMACK nee STRICKLAND,    Jan. 19, 1919 – Oct. 8, 2010

Clermont, FL — Womack, Lucille, 91 of Clermont, died on Oct 8, 2010. She was married to her husband, John Womack for 65 yrs. Born on Jan 19, 1919 in Talladega County, AL. Survivors include: husband, 2 children and spouses, 8 grandchildren, and 11 great grandchildren. Preceded in death by: 2 children and 1 grandchild. Local family includes: Gaila and Anola Womack. Clint Womack, Amanda McKnatt, Lydia Todd and their families. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions to the Mike Conley Hospice House. Becker Funeral Home, Clermont, FL, (352) 394-7121, is serving the family.

*  LUCILLE L. WOMACK nee WAGGONER,   Feb. 06, 1924 - Apr. 20, 2006

Lucille L. Womack, 82, of Sebastian, Florida, passed away April 20, 2006 at Sebastian River Medical Center. Mrs. Womack was born February 6, 1924 in Oak Grove, Louisiana and was a winter resident in Sebastian for 18 years from Scottsville, Kentucky. She retired in 1983 from the Canten Corporation and is the former past president of the Shady Rest Homeowners Association. She is survived by her husband of 64 years, Thomas S. Womack and her brother Jimmie Waggoner of Sebastian. Memorial contributions may be made to the VNA Hospice Foundation, 1110 35th Lane, Vero Beach, Florida 32960. No services are planned at this time. Arrangements by Seawinds Funeral Home & Crematory, Sebastian, Florida.

MARION LOUISE WOMACK DUTTON nee WORLEY,  May 4, 1936 - Oct. 25, 2009 

DUTTON, Marion L., 73, of Dade City, Fla., formerly of Pell City, Ala., passed away October 25, 2009, at her home, surrounded by her family. She attended Etowah County High School in Attalla, Ala., and retired from the Alabama State Board of Pardons and Paroles, Pell City, Ala., office. She had an associate' s degree in criminology, and was an accomplished artist and certified oil painting instructor. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and friend. She was preceded in death by her parents, Robert D. and Mary Willa Walker Worley, and brother-in-law, Ivan Pierce. She is survived by her husband of 34 years, Winfield J. Dutton of Dade City; daughter, Donna Womack of Pell City; son, Joel Womack of St. Petersburg, Fla.; and daughter, Susan Owens of Port Richey, Fla.; grand-daughters, Heather Kaiser of Dade City, Terri Womack of St. Petersburg and Karen (Joe) Diehm of Hudson, Fla.; great-granddaughter, Aliyah Womack; sister, Jonnie Pierce of Jackson, S.C.; brothers, Bethel (Shelby) Worley of Hartselle, Ala., and Bobby (Jeanne) Worley of Evans, Ga.; and several nieces and nephews. Burial will follow later at a private ceremony at Conn Cemetery, Ivalee, Etowah Count, Ala. The family would like to thank her neighbors and friends of the Lake Pasadena Community, Dade City for all their kindness and support; her nurse, Mervia; the staff of Guflside Regional Hospice and the continuous care nurses for the wonderful attention and care she received. Her love and kindness will live on forever in our hearts. (Published in TBO.com on October 28, 2009)

*  MARY MADELING APPLING nee WOMACK,   Dec. 5, 1924 – Feb. 19, 2004

Mary Womack Appling of Ocala, FL, died on Tuesday, February 19, 2002. Mary is the brother of Donald Womack (Torch Lake) who passed away in 1999. Mary is survived by husband, Robert; daughter Julaine (Wisconsin), son, John (Michigan), as well as a brother, Lawrence Womack (Ft. Myers, FL), and granddaughters Johnna and Joia Appling (Michigan), as well as nieces and nephews.

Submitted by:  Julaine K. Appling, (daughter)  email: Julaine@fri-wi.org

*  MICHAEL ANDREW WOMACK,    Sep. 21, 1967 – Mar. 4, 2009 

Michael has left us; oh, how we miss him.

Michael Andrew Womack, 41, of Panama City, passed away March 4, 2009, at his home.

He enjoyed photography, coaching, working with children and was a Florida Gators fan. Michael was a former radio personality for Wave 100 and Talk Radio 101.1, also known as Mike Andrews. He was a graduate of Bay High School, class of 1985, and a graduate of University of Florida, class of 1992.

Michael is survived by his wife, Lisa Womack of Panama City; mother, Marlene Womack of Panama City; two brothers, Matthew Womack of Panama City and Frederick Womack (Bethany) of Panama City; two nieces, DiAnna Womack and Allyson Womack; two uncles, Frank Minch (Arlene) and Troy Womack; two aunts, Clara Womack and Polly Burson; cousin, Avie May (Darwin); and mother and father-in-law, Pelham and Mary Mayo.

A memorial service will be held at 5 p.m. Monday, March 9, 2009, in the chapel of Kent Forest Lawn Funeral Home with the Rev. David Lloyd officiating. The family will receive friends from 3 p.m. until service time.

Expressions of sympathy may be viewed or submitted online at

MORA DALE WOMACK JR.    Nov. 4, 1918 - Aug. 1, 1998 

WOMACK – Mora D. (M.D.) Womack, Jr. CPA – 79, passed away August 1, 1998;  at Baptist Medical Center/Beaches.  He retired from private practice in 1987.  He was past president of the Jacksonville Chapter of CPA’s and a member of the State Board of CPA’s.  He was a 32nd degree Scottish Rite Mason of Rebault Chapter; a Shriner, member of the AMBASSADOR’s CLUB MOROCCO TEMPLE:  1949 graduate of the UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA, a member of the ALUMNI ASSOC., a member of the “JAX  “BAMA CLUB”  A WWII Veteran and a KOREAN WAR VETERAN and a LT. COL., in the US ARMY RESERVE. He was a Past-Commodore of the MOORINGS YACHT CLUB,  he is survived by his wife, HELEN, and adopted son,  Orin Dale Womack and wife Ann. There will be a memorial service on Wednesday;  August 5, 1998, at 10:30 a.m. at St. Paul’s By The Sea Episcopal Church at 416-12th Avenue, North Jacksonville Beach, Florida. No flowers, Please.

*  PATSY ANNETTE WOMACK,    Dec. 24, 1935 - Jan. 22, 2009  

WILDWOOD — Patsy A. Womack, 73, died Thursday, Jan. 22, 2009.

Ms. Womack moved to Wildwood from Snellville, Ga., in 2000. She was retired from Jerr-Dan South in Atlanta; was Methodist by faith; and enjoyed reading.

Survivors include several nieces and nephews.

Memorial contributions may be made to Cornerstone Hospice, 601 Casa Bella, The Villages, FL 32162.

Banks/Page-Theus Funeral Home, Wildwood, is in charge of arrangements.

*  RAGAN  M.  WOMACK,   Apr. 23, 1923 – Nov. 11, 2009   

US Army Air Corp Veteran Ragan M. Womack, 86, was born April 23, 1923 in Ida, LA to Artie and Gertrude Womack, and was called home appropriately on Veterans Day November 11, 2009.  Ragan graduated from the University of Florida in 1950 (GO GATORS!).  An extraordinary intellect, kind and generous, Ragan tutored and mentored many in reading, math and engineering. Ragan used his self-taught talent in playing the piano to entertain for many, many hours not only his family, but also the residents of Taylor Manor. Ragan touched many lives and all were enriched by his presence.

He leaves his memory to the love and light of his life Barbara, who brought into his life four sons whom he loved as his own: Michael (Teresa) Lonberg, Randy (Carolyn) Watson, Jim Lonberg, and Dan Lonberg as well as eight grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Also left behind to share in his memory are nephew and namesake Loren Ragan Simmons and nieces Tina Cooper, Shelby Kelly, Shannon Stripling, and Lesli Owens. Ragan is predeceased by sisters Dorothy Watts and Rose Mary Bass. All his family and many friends mourn his passing. As for me: “I’ll be looking at the moon, but I’ll be seeing you.”

A memorial celebration of Ragan’s extraordinary life will be held on Saturday, November 21, 2009, at 10 am at Ponte Vedra Valley Funeral Home, with interment following at the cemetery with military honors.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made in Ragan’s name to the Honor Air Program of The Rotary Club of Orange Park Sunrise Charities, P.O. Box 65866, Orange Park, FL 32065.

*  RAY BRYAN WOMACK,    Mar. 12, 1928 – April 30, 2004      

Ray Bryan Womack Sr. 76, was born to Willie and Mary Burkhart Womack on March 12, 1928, in La Porte, Indiana, and passed away in his sleep on April 30, 2004, in Palmdale. He served in the U.S. Navy for five years during WWII and worked for the U.S. Postal Service until his death. His favorite pastimes were in. the areas of genealogy and horticulture.

Survivors include his loving wife: Merle; sons: Ray Jr. and Jerry Frank, daughters: Mary Risley and Norma Womack; 11 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, daughter: Brenda Sue Womack and great-grandson: H.B. Billings.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests contributions be made to your favorite charity.

Cremation Arrangements by Akin-Davis Funeral Home-LaBelle, Florida.

Note: Ray researched Womack's over 40years, one of the top Womack researchers in the country.   Ray was:   "WOMACK & ASSOCIATED FAMILIES GENEALOGY"   

Note: I spoke with Ray many times over the years, he will be missed.   RGW


* ROBERT CHARLES WOMACK,  Jul. 10, 1921 - Jan. 1, 2000

Robert C. "Bob" Womack, 78, Arcadia, died Jan. 1, 2000.
He was born July 10, 1921, in Dardanelle, Ark., and came to Arcadia in 1959 from Pine Bluff, Ark. He was a heavy equipment operator for DeSoto County. He was an Army veteran of World War II.
He was a member of Arcadia First Baptist Church.
Survivors include his wife, Jewell; two daughters, Colleen Groves of Cape Coral and Janie McAllister of Barwick, Ga.; a son, Robert L. of Arcadia; a sister, Tish McMillen of Des Arc, Ark.; two brothers, Jerry of Falls, Idaho, and Paul of Des Arc; eight grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Ponger-Kays-Grady Funeral Home. The service will be at 3 p.m. Tuesday at Arcadia First Baptist Church, with burial to follow in Joshua Creek Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be made to Hospice of Southwest Florida,
115 W. Oak St., Arcadia, FL 34266; or to First Baptist Church, 1006 N. Brevard Ave., Arcadia, FL 34266.

Source: Sarasota Herald-Tribune, January 03, 2000, Page: 6B

*  SAMUEL MONROE WOMACK,    Mar. 20, 1875 – Mar 1953

Funeral services were to be held this afternoon at 3:30 o’clock for Sam M. Womack, who died yesterday morning at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Leo Pynes, Rt. 1 Ashford.
The Rev. G. W. Noble and the Rev. G. H. Jordan will officiate at services in Howard Grove Baptist Church,  with Johnson Funeral Home directing the Burial in the church cemetery.
Mr. Womack, a native of Warren County, Tenn., was a resident of Rt. 1, Bascom, Fla.
Survivors include five daughters, Mrs. Leo Pynes, Rt. 2 Ashford;  Mrs. Chester Rogers, Malone, Fla.;  Mrs. J. D. Granger, Plant City, Fla.;  Mrs. Harvey Lord,  Dover, Fla.; and Mrs. Ethelene McLendon,  Mississippi; two sons,  A. G. Womack and Louis Womack,  Rt. 1, Cottonwood; several nieces and nephews.

*   THOMAS SHELBY WOMACK,    Nov. 3, 1922 – Jul. 24, 2007 

Thomas Shelby Womack, 84 of Sebastian, Fl died July 24, 2007 at VNA/Hospice house in Vero Beach, FL Mr. Womack was born November 3, 1922 in Quitman, LA and moved to Sebastian in 2001 from Scottsville, KY. He was a retired expediter form American Barge Lines and was a member of Masonic Lodge #774 in Jefferson, KY for 52 years and belong to the Teamsters Local #89 in Louisville, KY. Surviving are his brother, Ross Womack of Ft. Worth, TX: sisters, Louise Sander of Bastrop. LA, Sally Boykin of Natchez, MS, Floy Pentington of Bastrop, LA and care givers, Jimmie & Joyce Waggoner of Sebastian, FL. He was preceded in death by his wife of 60 years, Lucille in 2006. Memorial contributions may be made to the VNA Hopsice Foundation, 1110 35th Lane, Vero Beach, FL 32960. No services are planned at this time.

*  VERA  JAY WOMACK - DEASON, nee DAVIDSON,  Jan. 3, 1927 - Jun. 16, 1999

Source: The Palm Beach Post, June 18, 1999.
VERA DEASON, 72, of West Palm Beach, FL. Passed away on Wednesday June 16,
1999. She was predeceased in death by her son Daniel Womack.
She is survived by her loving husband Frank Deason; Daughters: Jeanne Rosser, Deborah Sutton, Beverly Lancelot, Jacqueline Gibson and Evelyn Fernandez; Twelve Grandchildren; and One Great-Grandchild.
Friends may visit E. EARL SMITH & SON Funeral Home Memory Gardens Chapel on Saturday, June 19, 1999 from 2-4PM. Memorial Services will follow at 4:00PM in the chapel.

WILLIAM CAMPBELL WOMACK,  April 30, 1941 - April 15, 2001

MELBOURNE -- William Campbell Womack, 59, died Sunday, April15, 2001.
Born in Florence, S.C., he was the son of the late Charles Hollis and Winifred Fisher Womack. An Army veteran of the Vietnam War, he was co-owner with his father of Womack Nursery in Florence, S.C. He formerly resided in Melbourne.
Surviving are his daughter and son-in-law, Elizabeth W. and John R. Sclater of Columbia, S.C., daughter, Catherine A. Womack of Boston, Mass.; sisters, Winifred Womack of Asheville, N.C., and Pat Womack of Augusta, Ga.; grandson, Graham C. Sclater; and his dog, Tysee L. Womack.
Services for Mr. William Womack will be private. Visitation will be tonight from 7 to 9 p.m. at the home of a friend in Columbia, S.C. Contact Dunbar Funeral Home, Gervais Street Chapel, for information.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Bernardin Hospice House, 90 Finley Road, Columbia, SC 29203.

Sunday, April 15, 2001, Florida Today, Brevard County, Florida

*  WILLIAM  FRANCIS WOMACK,     Oct. 23, 1954 – Nov. 30, 2009              African American 

William Francis Womack, 55, died Nov. 30, 2009, in Port St. Lucie. He was born in Queens, N.Y., and moved to Port St. Lucie in 2007, coming from Pennsylvania. He worked as a binder in the printing business for 33 years in New York City, N.Y. Survivors include his wife, Jennifer Nemia-Womack of Port St. Lucie; sons, William Joseph Womack of Queens and Andrew and Sean Nemia, both of Port St. Lucie; daughters, Crystal Womack of New Hampshire, Kimberly Womack of Boynton Beach, and Megan and Caitlin Womack, both of Port St. Lucie; mother, Groa Bivinvodottir of Woodside, N.Y., and sister, Maude Womack of Woodside, N.Y. He was preceded in death by his father, James Womack; and brother, James Womack. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetic Association, 1101 N. Lake Destiny Road 415, Maitland 32751. Services: A memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Dec. 12 at Morningside Church in Port St. Lucie. Arrangements are by Haisley Funeral and Cremation Service. A guest book may be signed at haisleyfuneralhome.com.

*  WILLIAM  ROY WOMACK,   Sep. 4, 1923 -  Jun. 20, 2009     

W.R. Womack Titusville W.R. "Bill" Womack, 85, left this earth on Saturday, June 20, 2009 to be with his Lord and his loved ones who passed before him. Mr. Womack and his wife, Jean, moved to Brevard County in 1967, from North Carolina. Mr. Womack was a retired maintenance supervisor for Brevard County after 27 years of devoted service. He took great pride in his work and enjoyed fixing things for other people, both at work and in his spare time. Mr. Womack is survived by his beloved wife, Jean of Titusville; his three children, Sue Baldwin of Dallas, TX, Wanda Chalmers of Houston, TX and William Womack, Jr. of Titusville; sister, Peggy Crosby of North Carolina; five grandchildren, and eleven great- grandchildren as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Mr. Womack was pre- deceased by his father, William R. Womack; his mother, Mrs. Nellie Eason; brother, James Shelton Womack; and sisters, Mary Ormsby and Lois Carpenter. Mr. Womack was as de voted to his family as they were to him. He loved being surrounded by his family and visiting his extended family in North Carolina. He was loved and respected by everyone who knew him. The family is requesting that in lieu of flowers, memorials to Mr. Womack should be sent to the Shan non Baptist Church, P.O. Box 9, Shannon, N.C. 28386. Viewing hours will be Tuesday, June 23rd, 6-8 p.m. at Brevard Memorial Funeral Home. The funeral will be Wednesday, June 24, 2009, 10:00 a.m. at the funeral home chapel. Interment will follow at Brevard Memorial Park.

*WILLIAM VAN WOMACK,   Apr. 16, 1926 – Sep. 20, 2012 

William V, 86, of Zephyrhills, FL, passed away on September 20, 2012, at Gulfside Hospice, Zephyrhills, FL. Born in St. Petersburg, FL on April 16, 1926 of Robert and Lelia Womack. Graduate of Zephyrhills High School and entered the U.S. Navy soon after. He served during WWII in the Pacific Theater as a Frogman, ending his tour of duty in Operation Magic Carpet with the removal of Troops from Japan and the Pacific Islands. Retired after 33 years of service with the U.S. Postal Service in Zephyrhills as one of the last Assistant Postmasters in the state. Served as an elder in the church of Christ at Plant City, FL for 24 years, and later attended the church at Zephyrhills for the last 13 years. Predeceased by his wife of 52 years, Lois Fuston Womack; brothers, Robert Bryan Womack, Jr. and Joseph Paul Womack. Survived by his loving wife of 13 years, Kathleen Womack; sons, Gary V. Womack, Dade City, FL, Mark A. Womack, Taylorsville, NC; step-son, Jeff Bender, Rutand, VT; step-daughter, Julie Ciociola, Zephyrhills, FL; 10 grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren. Viewing Monday, September 24, 2012 from 4:30-6:30pm with a service at 7pm at the church of Christ of Plant City. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Gulfside Center for Hospice Care.

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Source: Sarasota Herald-Tribune, February 20, 2000, Page: 14B
Beatrice Edith Edmonds, 72, Bowling Green, Fla., formerly of Punta Gorda, died Feb. 18, 2000.
She was a licensed nurse practioner at Medical Center Hospital and Veterans Hospital in Tomah, Wis., before her retirement.
Survivors include her husband, Edward; two sons, William D. Kinnison of Port Charlotte and Michael L. Kinnison of Punta Gorda; two daughters, Betty E. Lamb of Punta Gorda and Roseanna Womack of Destin; two brothers, Ralph A. Rickett of Fillmore, Ill., and John S. Rickett of Vandalia, Ill.; a sister, Verna Ramsey of Pana, Ill.; a stepson, Wiliam E. of Auburn, Wash.; a stepdaughter, Joyce of Louisville, N.Y.; 11 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be from 1 to 2 p.m. Tuesday, with the service following at Roberson Funeral Home, Punta Gorda Chapel. Entombment will follow at Charlotte Memorial Gardens, Punta Gorda.
Memorial donations may be made to a favorite charity.


Source: Sarasota Herald-Tribune,  September 24, 1999, Page: 8B
Russell Head, 85, Arcadia, died Sept. 23, 1999.
He was born Feb. 18, 1914, in Jasper and came to Arcadia 64 years ago from there. He was a farmer. He was a member of First Assembly of God Church in Arcadia.
Survivors include three daughters, Carolyn Shelfer, Norma J. Womack and Patsy McCall, all of Arcadia; two sons, William and Darryl, both of Arcadia; a brother, R.A. of Fort Myers; eight grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday at Ponger-Kays-Grady Funeral Home. Services will be at 3 p.m. Sunday at First Assembly of God Church. Burial will be in Oak Ridge Cemetery in Arcadia.
Memorial flowers or donations may be made to First Assembly of God Church, 201 N. 11th Ave., Arcadia, FL 34266; or to Hospice of Southwest Florida, 5955 Rand Blvd., Sarasota, FL 34238.


Source: The Palm Beach Post,  September 26, 1999, Page: 8C
JUANITA W. SMITH, Age 80 of Lake Worth, Florida, passed away Saturday, September 18,
1999, in Goodrich, Michigan. Mrs. Smith was born in Jacksonville, Florida, on February 10, 1919. She was a member of the First Baptist Churches of Davidson and Lake Worth, the Christian Women's Association and the Davidson Business Women's Association. She retired from the Social Security Administration in 1974. She was a wonderful and precious wife, mother and grandmother.
Survivors include her husband, Roy of fifty-six years; daughter, Donna Ashford of Davidson, -Michigan; grandchildren, Jeff (Tammy) Ashford of Columbus, Ohio; Brian Ashford and Charlotte of -Columbus, Ohio; Michelle (Dean) Womack of Flint, Michigan; and six great- grandchildren.
Memorial services will be held 2:00 P.M., -Tuesday, September 28, 1999, at First Baptist Church of Lake Worth, Florida, with Reverend James Boyd officiating. Interment was at Lake Worth Memory Gardens.
Arrangement under the direction of E. EARL SMITH AND SON MEMORY GARDENS -CHAPEL, 3041 Kirk Road, Lake Worth, Florida.

*   LAURENCE J. KENNEDY,    Nov. 29, 1920 – Jan. 6, 2004

Barefoot Bay

Laurence J. Kennedy, 83, of Barefoot Bay, died Jan. 6, 2004, at his residence after a prolonged illness.

He was born Nov. 29, 1920, in Springfield, Mass., and moved to Barefoot Bay 14 years ago from his birthplace.

He was a contractor, prior to retirement. He was a U.S. Army Air Corps veteran and a prisoner of war in World War II. He was a member of the Disabled American Veterans, Veterans of Foreign Wars and Barefoot Bay Ex-Prisoners of War.

Survivors are his wife of 40 years, Colleen; one daughter, Marla Matthews, of Miami; two stepsons, Thomas Womack, of Oxnard, Calif., and Charles Womack, of Santa Barbara, Calif.; one stepdaughter, Audrey Rader, of San Diego, Calif.; one sister, Agnes Seehan, of Holyoke, Mass.; six grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

SERVICES: The funeral was Feb. 9 at Seawinds Funeral Home, Sebastian. Burial was in the Sebastian Cemetery, with military honors provided by the American Legion Post No.189, VFW Post 10210 and Polish Legion of American Veterans Post 10210.

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