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Brenda WOMACK, 3, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. David WOMACK of Ironton, Ohio, who with her parents was visiting Mrs. Womack's sister, Mrs. Clarence LOPER, and Mr. Loper in Onton, was drowned Sunday, June 29, in a gravel pit near Onton. Members of the two families were reported to have gone to the gravel pit to wade and the child became separated from the others. The parents are the only survivors. The body was returned to Ironton for funeral and burial. Providence Journal-Enterprise, Thursday, July 10, 1952.


BURT HOUSTON WOMACK,  April 4, 1922 - Dec. 29, 1998

Source: South Bend Tribune, December 30, 1998
Womack, Burt H., 76, of 1001 W. Hively Ave, Elkhart, died Tuesday; Billings Funeral Home, Elkhart. April 4, 1922 - Dec. 29, 1998

Source: South Bend Tribune, January 06, 1999

ELKHART - Burt H. Womack, 76, of Rosewood Terrace died at 1:50 p.m., Dec. 29 in the care center. Survivors include a daughter, Mary Avgerinos of Littleton, Colo.; and a sister, Geneva Duis of Niles. There will be no services or visitation.  Billings Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

CATHERINE L. WOMACK nee WEBSTER,     1911 Aug. 2, 2005   

EVANSVILLE -- Catherine L. Womack, 94, Evansville, passed away at 2:13 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2005, at Deaconess Hospital here.

Survivors include one son, Jack Womack of Newburgh; one granddaughter, Karen Womack of Newburgh; and one great-granddaughter, Amanda Womack of Asheville, N.C.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Benton-Glunt Funeral Home. The Rev. Les Chapman will officiate. Burial will be in Fernwood Cemetery.

Friends may call from 3 to 8 p.m. today and from 11 a.m. until service time Friday at the funeral home.

*   DELORIS JEAN WOMACK nee WHITEMAN,   Dec.13, 1932 Dec. 21, 2010 

MUNCIE, Ind. Deloris Jean (Whiteman) Womack, 78, Muncie, passed away Dec. 21, 2010, at The Woodlands Nursing Home, Muncie, after an extended illness.   
She was born Dec. 13, 1932 in Anderson to Kenneth E. And Dorothy (Smith) Whiteman, and resided in Middletown and Anderson most of her life.
She was a 1950 graduate of Frankton High School. She retired in 1996 from Delco Remy Division of General Motors after 27 years of service.
She was a member of Memorial Baptist Church in Muncie.
She is survived by her children, Montie S. Womack (Cathy), Edward J. Womack (Ronda) and Philip A. Womack; brother, Don Whiteman (Jan); sister, Marvena White (Jim); grandchildren, James P. Womack, William A. Womack and Hannah F. Womack; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Philip Womack, on Oct. 29, 1999; parents, Kenneth and Dorothy (Smith) Whiteman; and sisters, Barbara Mroz and Teresa McClain.
Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Robert D. Loose Funeral Homes & Crematory, 200 W. 53rd St., Anderson.
Services will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home with the Rev. Steven Cunningham officiating. Burial will be in Miller Cemetery, Middletown.   

*  EDNA P. WOMACK nee MCCORMICK,   May 6, 1926 - June 12, 2010

Edna P. Womack, 84, New Salisbury, died Saturday, June 12, 2010, at Indian Creek Health & Rehabilitation Center in Corydon.

Born May 6, 1926, in Hillsboro, Tenn., she was the daughter of the late Hubert and Essie Reed McCormick.

She was a homemaker and a member of the Reorganized Church of the Latter-day Saints in Byrneville.

Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, P.H. Womack.

Survivors include two sons, Glenn Dale Womack of Winston-Salem, N.C., and Perry Kevin Womack of New Salisbury; a sister, Juanita Dickerson of Manchester, Tenn.; two brothers, Herman and Clarence Howard McCormick, both of Manchester; three grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

Visitation: Tuesday, June 15, from noon to 8 p.m. and Wednesday, June 16, after 9 a.m. at Gehlbach & Royse Funeral Home in Corydon.

Funeral: Wednesday, June 16, at noon at the funeral home followed by burial in Cedar Hill Cemetery in Corydon.

*   KIRBY MAE UNDERWOOD BRIGHT nee WOMACK,  Jul. 14, 1914 Feb. 8, 2010

MISHAWAKA - Kirby Mae Bright, 95, of Mishawaka, IN, passed away at 9:27 a.m. Monday, February 8, 2010, at Hospice House in South Bend.
She was born July 14, 1914, in Athens, Alabama, the daughter of Kirby Walter and Nora Mae (Holt) Womack. She graduated from Bay High School in Bay, Arkansas. In 1935, in Bay, Arkansas, Kirby married M. Darrell Underwood, the father of her three children. Then, in 1949, she married Jess J. Bright, who preceded her in death in 1980. A stepdaughter, Joyce Dunn, a stepson, Jack J. Bright, two sisters and three brothers also preceded Kirby in death. Kirby owned and operated "The Barrell" Restaurant in South Bend for many years. She enjoyed gardening, traveling and gambling. Mrs. Bright is survived by two daughters, Shelby Jean (Thomas) Higgins of Mishawaka and Sarah Leigh Gerber of Atlanta, GA; one son, Don (Betty) Underwood of Stuttgart, AR; eight grandchildren, twelve great-grandchildren and two great-great- grandchildren; two sisters, Willie Belle Harris of Bowling Green, KY, and Christine MacDonald of Jonesboro, AR. She is also survived by several step-grandchildren, step-great-grandchildren and step-great-great-grandchildren. Funeral services for Kirby Bright will be 1:00 p.m. today, February 10, 2010, in the Palmer Funeral Home - Hickey Chapel, 17131 Cleveland Road, South Bend, where friends may visit from 11:00 a.m. until the time of services. Rev. Ed Erskin of Northway Church of Christ will officiate. Expressions of sympathy on behalf of Kirby may be made to the Center for Hospice and Palliative Care, Inc. 111 Sunnybrook Court, South Bend, IN 46637. Online condolences may be sent to the Bright family at www.palmerfuneralhomes.com.

* LINDA R. WOMACK nee Beason,   May 25, 1949 - Sep. 5, 2001

Linda R. Womack,52, Floyds Knobs, IN, died Wednesday at her home. She was a native of Cincinnati, OH, and a former resident of Louisville, KY.
Survivors: her husband, Jack W. Womack; one daughter, Stacey L. Beason; two stepsons; one stepdaughter; and two grandchildren.
Memorial service: 1p.m. Saturday at W.P. Porter Mortuary, 2611 Virginia Ave.
Her body will be cremated.
Expressions of sympathy: American Heart Association.

Friday, September07, 2001, Courier-Journal, Louisville,Kentucky

*  LOTTIE "SUE" FINNEY-MARTIN nee WOMACK,    Jan.14, 1917 - Mar. 19, 2000

Source: The Courier-Journal Louisville, KY., March 21, 2000, Page: 08b
Lottie "Sue" Martin, 83, of New Albany, Ind., formerly of Louisville, died Sunday at Indian Creek Health & Rehab Center in Corydon, Ind.
She was the former Lottie Womack, a native of Greensburg, Ky., and a retired employee of General Electric, where she worked 27 years.
Survivors: a daughter, Shirley Turner; sons Donald and James Finney; sisters Inez Holman and Norene Walls; a brother, Leon Womack; nine grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and a great-great- grandchild.
Funeral: 11 a.m. Wednesday, KraftCharlestown Road, New Albany.
Burial: Kraft-Graceland Memorial, New Albany. Visitation: 5-8 p.m.

*  MARY E. WOMACK nee NATIONS,      Dec. 23, 1904 - Feb. 16, 1990

Source: The Courier-Journal Louisville, KY., February 17, 1990, Page: 09A
NEW MIDDLETOWN -- Mrs. Pat Womack, 85, died Friday at Indian Creek Convalescent Center in Corydon.
She was the former Mary E. Nations, a native of Manchester, Tenn., and a member of Corydon Church of Christ.
Survivors: a son, P.H. Womack of New Salisbury; three daughters, Lucille Culver of Georgetown, Elizabeth Brown of Elizabeth and Billie Gardner; a sister, Rosa Bennett of Elizabeth; eight grandchildren; and
11 great- grandchildren.
Funeral: 2 p.m. Sunday, Gehlbach & Royse Funeral Home in Corydon, with burial in Cedar Hill Cemetery there. Visitation after 8 a.m. Saturday.

*  NATHAN E. WOMACK,    Jun. 23, 1978 - Sep. 16, 2001 

June 23, 1978 - Sept. 16, 2001
ROLLING PRAIRIE Nathan E. Womack, 23, of 7625 Cherokee, died at 2:45 a.m. Sunday at 6988 N. County Road 600 East from a motorcycle accident. Survivors include his parents, Debra and Ronald Womack of LaPorte. Services will be at1:30 p.m. Wednesday in Haverstock Funeral Home, where friends may call from 4to 8 p.m. today.
Tuesday, September 18, 2001

*  SANFORD D. WOMACK,    Jan. 13, 1916 - Mar. 19, 1993
Source: The Courier-Journal Louisville, KY., March 22, 1993, Page: 04B
Sanford D. Womack, 77, of New Salisbury, Ind., formerly of Louisville, died Friday at Indian Creek Convalescent Center, Corydon, Ind.
He was a native of Sonora, a retired employee of the old A&P Bakery, an Army veteran of World War II, and a member of Shiloh Baptist Church in Sonora.
Survivors: his wife, the former Ruby D. Ogle of New Salisbury; two sons, Darrell D. and David D. Womack, both of New Salisbury; two daughters, Betty Jean Blocker of New Salisbury and Sandy L. Strawser; and two brothers, Paul Womack of Salvisa and William T. Womack; a sister, Winiford Tucker of Middletown; seven grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.
Funeral: 1 p.m. Monday, Swarens Funeral Home, Ramsey, Ind.
Burial: Woods Chapel Cemetery, Ramsey. Visitation: after 10 a.m. Monday.

*   SIM PARKER WOMACK,  Sep. 5, 1943 Nov. 22, 2012

Sim Parker Womack, of Rolling Prairie, Indiana was welcomed home into the loving arms of his heavenly father on Thursday, November 22, 2012. He was 69 years old. He was born on September 5, 1943 the son of the late Orah and Dora (Masters) Womack in McMinnville, Tennessee. On January 31, 1964 he married Gloria J. Watt; she survives.

He is also survived by, two children, Toni (Thomas) Peckham of La Porte, Indiana and Glenn (Tammie) Womack of Culver, Indiana; seven grandchildren and three great-grandchildren; and two brothers, Donnie (Reann) Womack and Robert (Karen) Womack both of La Porte, Indiana; two sister-in-laws, Shirley Yoquelet of Clarksville, Tennessee and Doris (Ron) Hickman of Bridgeman, Michigan; and many nieces and nephews.

Sim was preceded in death by his parents and three siblings, Will Womack, Ruth Donaldson and Perry Womack.

He retired from Kingsley Furniture Company of La Porte after 44 years of service and attended Agape Christian Church in La Porte.

*  ULYSSES S. WOMACK,   April, 1869 - Oct. 6, 1953

U.S. WOMACK, 84, former Dixon resident, died Tuesday morning at his home near Poseyville, Ind., following a heart attack. Surviving are a daughter, Mrs. Ervin CULLEN of Chicago; two grandchildren; and a sister, Mrs. Jennie TOLBERT of Nashville, Tenn. Funeral services will be held at 10 o'clock this morning at Tapp Funeral Home in Dixon, with the Rev. Minvil CLARK of Clay officiating. Burial will be in Oak Grove cemetery, Dixon. Providence Journal-Enterprise, Thursday, October 8, 1953.

*  WILLIE H. WOMACK,    Oct. 19, 1933 Mar. 31, 2009  

Mr. Willie H. Womack, 75, of Michigan City, Indiana (formerly of La Porte, IN.) died Tuesday March 31, 2009 at The Arbors at Michigan City in Michigan City, IN.

He was born October 19, 1933 in McMinnville, Tennessee, the son of Orah Womack and Dora (Masters) Womack,  he had lived in the La Porte area, since 1953, coming from Tennessee.

Willie worked as a core maker at Teledyne Casting for forty-three years, retiring in 1996. Willie was a former member of the La Porte Moose Lodge, he was an avid Cubs fan.

In 1952 he married Vera Maxwell; they were married for thirteen years. He re-married on March 25, 1968, in Michigan City, IN. to Bonnie Hillman, who preceded him in death on February 23, 1996.

He is survived by his daughter, Donna Brown of McMinnville, TN, son H. Dean (Donna) Womack of Houston, TX, daughter, Linda (Jim) Wanamaker of McMinnville, TN, daughter, Karen Roberts of McMinnville, TN, daughter, Anita (George) Gerdom of McMinnville, TN, Twelve Grandchildren, Twelve Great-grandchildren, brother, Donnie (Rae Ann) Womack of La Porte, IN, brother Sim (Gloria) Womack of Rolling Prarie, IN, brother, Robert (Karen) Womack of La Porte, IN, sister-in-law, Joan Womack of La Porte, IN.


*   ALBERT JEROME WOMMACK JR.,   Aug. 14, 1925 Feb. 20, 2004

Albert Jerome "Jerry" Wommack, Jr. 78, Indianapolis, passed away Friday, February 20, 2004. He was born in Phillip, Mississippi, August 14, 1925. He served in the United States Air Force during World War II and the Korean War. He attended Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri, and was married to Bette Winiger, and she survives. He was employed in his families' business as a Tool & Die Engineer and retired in 1985. He was a Mason, a member of the Murat Temple and the Scottish Rite. He was an avid golfer. He was preceded in death by son Dale Jerome and daughter Lynne Christine and survived by daughter Kimberly (David) Reynolds, grandson James (Cheryl) Long and four great-grandchildren. Memorial contributions may be made to the Juvenile Diabetes Association.

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Nov. 28, 1941 - Jan. 26, 1999

Diana Brunson, 57, of Bergan Street, South Bend, Ind., passed away at 7:33 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 26, in the Coronary Care Unit of Memorial Hospital. Diana was born in South Bend, on Nov. 28, 1941, and was a life long area resident. Diana was employed as the office manager for Dr. Felder Family Dentistry since 1962. She was a 1960 graduate of Mishawaka High School, and a 1962 graduate of Elkhart School of Technology. She also attended Bible College in Springfield, Mo. Diana was a member of Twin city Baptist Church, a member of the choir, conducted visitation, and taught Sunday School in sign language. Diana is survived by a sister, Betty June Lord of South Bend; a brother, Robert E. (Joann)Dorsch of South Bend; two step brothers, Roger L. Womack and James D. (Sharon) Womack, both of South Bend; her stepmother, Hazel Brunson of South Bend; and by several nieces and nephews. Services will be at 10:30 a.m. on Friday in the Twin City Baptist Church, Mishawaka, Ind. Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday in the Bubb Funeral Chapel North, 3910 N. Main Street, Mishawaka. Burial will be at Cedar Grove Cemetery, South Bend. Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association, or to the Twin City Baptist Church.

Source: South Bend Tribune, January 28, 1999

South Bend Tribune, March 15, 1999
SOUTH BEND - Howard "Dink" Buchanan, 73, of 2420 Arrow Head Drive, died Saturday in Memorial Hospital, South Bend, of natural causes.
Survivors include his wife, Emma J.; a daughter, Juanda Buchanan Womack of South Bend; four sons, Howard Jr. and Carl, both of South Bend, David of Minneapolis, and Cedric of Denver; and three sisters, Wilma J. Cephus and Christine Paige, both of South Bend, and Sarah "Baby Sister" Dixon of Long Beach, Calif. Funeral services will be at a later date. There is no visitation. Clark-O'Neal Funeral Home is handling arrangements.


South Bend Tribune, December 08, 1998
SOUTH BEND - Jacqueline Marion Buchanon Long, 71, of Muncie, Ind., formerly of South Bend, died of natural causes Sunday in St. John's Hospital, Anderson, Ind. Survivors include her husband Louis; a daughter, Juanda Womack; four sons, Howard Buchanon II and Carl Hamilton, both of South Bend, David Buchanon of Minneapolis, Minn., and Cedric Buchanon of Denver, Colo.; and a sister, Stephanie Johnson of Washington D.C.; services will be at 1 p.m. Thursday in the Antioch Baptist Church, Muncie. Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday in the Union Baptist Church, Muncie.


South Bend Tribune, March 17, 1999
Howard Winston "Dink" Buchanon, Sr., 73, of South Bend, Ind., passed away on Saturday, March 13, at Memorial Hos-pital. He was born on May 1, 1925, to the late Allen and Cora Bu-chanon in South Bend. He was also preceded in death by two sons, Stanley and Timothy; and by five brothers, Robert, Sykes, George, Charles and Arthur. He was a veteran of the United States Army, received an honorable discharge in 1946, was a former employee of Studebaker, Bendix, and retired from the South Bend Community School Corporation. He leaves to cherish his memory a loving wife, Emma Jean; a daughter, Juanda (Buchanon) Womack of Michigan City, Ind.; four sons, Howard (Mary), Carl (Josie) of South Bend, David of Minneapolis, Minn., and Cedric (Kelli) of Denver, Colo.; three stepdaughters, Audria Schultz, Annette Gaines, both of Los Angeles, Calif., and Dawn Gable of Columbus, Ohio; two stepsons, Arnold (Sandra) Otterbridge of Los Angeles and Dennis Hamilton of South Bend; three sisters, Christine (Milton) Paige, Wilma Jean Cephus of South Bend and Sarah Dixon of Long Beach, Calif.; and host of grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Funeral services are at 11 a.m. on Thursday in the First A.M.E. Zion Church. Burial will be at Highland Cemetery. Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. today in the Clark-O'Neal Funeral Home, and one hour before services on Thursday in church. The Clark-O'Neal Funeral Home is entrusted with services.


Source: South Bend Tribune, August 07, 1999
NAPPANEE - Rodrick Anthony Caudill, 42, of 7984 N. County Road 625 West, died at 11:10 a.m. Friday in his home after an illness.
Survivors include his wife, Laura (Romano); a daughter, Gianna at home; a son, Amos at home; two stepdaughters, Sarah Titus of California and Abigale Oertel of Indianapolis; a stepson, John M. Oertel of Indianapolis; his mother, Darlene Cole of Kokomo; his father and stepmother, James "Jack" and Cindy (Patterson) of Culver; two sisters, Tamara Womack and Tonnia Pier, both of Culver; and a brother, Gregory L. of Culver. Services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday in Eastlund Funeral Home, Mishler Chapel, Milford, where friends may call one hour before services.


Source: South Bend Tribune, May 23, 1999
NILES - Mary Elinor (Myers) Dhabolt, 82, of Dallas, Ore., formerly of Niles, died Thursday after an illness. Survivors include a daughter, Coleen Ridenour of Sagle, Idaho; a son, John of Dallas,; and three sisters, Jackie Womack and Charlene Parker, both of Niles, and Olive Camp of Buchanan. Services will be Saturday at Bollman Funeral Home, Dallas. Halbritter Funeral Home is handling local arrangements.


Source: South Bend Tribune, August 17, 1999

SOUTH BEND - Daun Marie Gable, 47, of South Scott Street, died Friday in Hospice House of St. Joseph County, after an illness. Survivors include three brothers, Samuel A. Hamilton and Darnell Phillips, both of Columbus, Ohio, and Bernard C Phillips of South Bend; her parents, Lee Anna Buchanon and Eddie Hamilton, both of South Bend; a sister, Nicole Hamilton of College Park, Ga.; two brothers, Dennis and Carl Hamilton, both of South Bend; a stepsister, Wanda Womack of Michigan City; and three stepbrothers, Howard Buchanon Jr. of South Bend, David Buchanon of Minneapolis and Cedric Buchanon of Denver.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday in New Salem Baptist Church, where friends may call one hour before services Thursday.

Source: South Bend Tribune, March 31, 1999
Marie E. McLauchlin, July 28, 1909 - March 30, 1999 NILES - Marie E. (Holloway) McLauchlin, 89, of 125 Silverbrook Ave., died Tuesday in her home. Survivors include her husband, Clarence E.; a son, Larry of Grand Haven, Mich.; and three sisters, Olive Camp of Buchanan, and Charlene Parker and Jackie Womack, both of Niles.
Services will be at 2:30 p.m. Thursday in Halbritter Funeral Home, where friends may call one hour before services.


Source: South Bend Tribune, June 22, 1999
LAPORTE - Robert T. Overmyer Sr., 66, of 3501 Oakdale Ave., died at 8:04 a.m. Monday in LaPorte Hospital. Survivors include his wife, Delores I. (Wroblewski); three daughters, Linda Yung of Hamlet, Renee Armes of McMinnville, Tenn., and Sandy Weaver of LaPorte; a son, Robert T. Jr. of LaPorte; his mother, Ethel Kessler of LaPorte; his stepmother, Mary Overmyer of South Bend; a sister, Rae A. Womack of LaPorte; and a stepbrother, William Moore of South Bend. Services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday in Essling Funeral Home, where friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday and two hours before services Thursday.


Source: South Bend Tribune, September 12, 1998
NILES -- Myrna A. Wissinger, 67, of Camarillo, Calif., formerly of Niles, died Monday in her home. Survivors include her husband, John W.; a daughter, Cheryl M. Potter of Oklahoma; a son, Gail B. Womack of Camarillo; a sister, Marian Johnson of Niles; and a brother, Harold J. Nieb of South Bend. Private services will be held. There is no visitation. Cinejo Mountain Funeral Home, Camarillo, is handling arrangements.

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