New Mexico Obituaries


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*  BOBBIE JEAN COX nee WOMACK,   Jan.13, 1932 - Apr. 17, 2001

There will be a visitation from 6-7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 19, at Ballard Funeral Chapel for Bobbie Jean Cox, 69, of Roswell who passed away April 17,2001, at her home.A graveside service is scheduled for 10 a.m., Monday, April 23, at Jackson County Memorial Park in Pascagoula, Miss. Bobbie was born Jan. 13, 1932, in Houston to Melvin C. Womack and Orlena Wilson. Both parents preceded her in death as well as her brother, Robert M. Womack. Oct. 16, 1955, Bobbie married Lamar W. Cox in Pascagoula. He survives her at the family home. Bobbie graduated from the University of Houston in 1949 as a registered nurse. She worked at Singing River Hospital in Pascagoula as director of nursing for 16 years. From there Bobbie and her husband moved to Knoxville, Tenn., where she worked at the University of Tennessee Hospital. She later moved to Roswell and in 1993 went to work for St. Mary’s Hospital. She retired from Eastern New Mexico Medical Center in 1995. Bobbie was a registered nurse for 46 years. She was certified in orthopedic nursing and was a member of Our Lady of Victory in Pascagoula and the American Nursing Association. Bobbie volunteered at Military Heights Elementary School where she read to first and second graders. Survivors include her husband, Lamar Cox of Roswell; son, Jack Cox and his wife, Cecil, of Charlotte, N.C.; daughters, Teri Kiss and her husband, Ed, of Fairbanks, Alaska, Carol Perry and her husband, Fred of Knoxville and Orlene Lucas and her husband, Tim, of Roswell. She is also survived by grandchildren, Jon and Jeremy Cox and Alex and Ashlyn Lucas; sister-in-law, Harriett Womack of Houston; nephews, Art Womack and his wife, Debbie, of Alaska, Ken Womack and his wife, Jean Marie, of Houston and Gene Womack, also of Houston. Pallbearers will be Jon Cox, Jeremy Cox, Alex Lucas, Michael Bishop, Steven Bishop and Kevin Bishop. Honorary pallbearers will be Ed Kiss, Fred Perry, Tim Lucas, Charles Bishop, Alvie Walker and Tany Blackwell. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the American Cancer Society District I, P.O. Box 719, Roswell, NM 88202-0719. Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Ballard Funeral Home in Roswell and O’Bryant-O’Keefe Funeral Home in Pascagoula.

Source:  Roswell Daily Records

* CHESTER A. WOMACK,   Feb. 25, 1914 - May 9, 1998

Chester A. Womack, 84, a resident of Albuquerque since 1950, died Saturday, May 9, 1998. He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Edith Womack of the family home; sons, Richard Womack and wife, Pamala of Elks, NV and Kenneth Womack and wife, Jennifer of Albuquerque; grandson, Brent Womack of Ketchum, ID; granddaughters, Joceyln Womack of Dallas, TX and Shelby Smith of Elks, NV; great-grandson, Jake Oien of Dallas, TX; and sisters, Marguerite Carroll of Ft. Worth, TX and Tricia Lou Toler of Irving, TX. Mr. Womack served in the United States Coast Guard during World War II. He retired from the Civil Service after 33 years. He was currently at Kirtland Air Force Base at the time of his retirement. Services will be Tuesday at 10:00 a.m. at French Mortuary, University Blvd. Chapel, 1111 University Blvd. NE with Rev. Lemuel Boyels officiating. Interment will be at Sunset Memorial Park, 924 Menaul Blvd. NE. Friends may visit French Mortuary, Monday from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. French!
Mortuary, 1111 University Blvd. NE.

Albuquerque Journal - May 11, 1998

Source: Roger Womack,

*  DAISY LEE WOMACK nee SALTER,   May 2, 1928 - Apr. 17, 2002

Daisy Lee Womack, age 73, died April 17, 2002. She was born May 2, 1928 in Atmore, AL to the late Charlie and Earkie M. (Quarker) Salter. Daisy is survived by daughter, Linda Reed and husband, Mark of Denver, CO; sisters, Sallie Florence and husband, Eddie of Moreno Valley, CA; brothers, Clifford Salter of Los Angeles, CA, John Salter of Atmore, AL; aunts, Charlie Jean Salter of Orlando, FL, Bernice Salter of Atmore, AL; grandchildren, Erika Womack of Denver, CO, Tina Perea and husband, Ramo of Albuquerque, NM; two great-grandchildren; and special friend, Doty Hoskin and husband, Bill of Albuquerque, NM. She is preceded in death by her husband, Norman Womack; and son, Carl Womack. Daisy was a member of the New Hope Baptist Church. A Memorial Service will be held at 11:00 a.m., Monday, April 22, 2002 in Palm Chapel of Strong-Thorne Mortuary 1100 Coal Ave. SE with Bishop David C. Cooper officiating. Strong-Thorne Mortuary is entrusted to the care of Daisy.

Source: Albuquerque Journal newspaper on April 20, 2002. RGW

*  DOROTHY NAN MCCULLOUGH nee WOMACK,  Oct. 16, 1921 - Aug. 11, 2007

Dorothy W. McCullough, 85, departed this life on Saturday, Aug. 11, 2007, at her home in Kirtland. She was born Oct. 16, 1921, in Anson, Texas, to Eaton and Clara Womack.

Dorothy was preceded in death by her husband, Louis Noel McCullough; her parents; brothers, Jack, Jim, Oliver, Charles Ernest and Joe Womack; and sister, Mamie Wirt Bottoms.

Dorothy is survived by her siblings, Betty Benham, Ookie Lollar, and Edd (Elizabeth) Womack; seven children, Vicky (Sarge) Wethington, Marilyn Gibson, Susan Bowman, Larry McCullough, Deborah McCullough, Donald (Sheri) McCullough and Amy McCullough; her grandchildren, Marc (Tammie) Wethington, Philip (Jamie) Wethington, Jennifer Wethington, Brandi (Lawrence) Prado, Heidi (Paul) McLaughlin, Sam (Lisa) Bowman, Wendy Goodman, Laura (Joel) Perry, Adam McCullough, Jordan McCullough, Alan and Nicholas Aldape, and Sarah and Joseph Wise; and eight great-grandchildren.

A public viewing will be held from 6 to 8 p.m., today,

*   GLENNA PHYLLIS MEYERS CHESSER nee WOMACK,  Jun. 10, 1923 – May 23, 2006

EUNICE - Glenna Phyllis Chesser, 82, of Jal passed away May 23, 2006, at Lea Regional Medical Center. Mrs. Chesser was born June 10, 1923, in Bradley, Okla., to Bright and Martha Womack.

JOSEPHINE KELSO nee WOMACK,  Jan. 10, 1899 - June 5, 1995
Source: The Kansas City Star, June 07, 1995, Page: C5
Region: Missouri
Josephine Womack-Kelso, 96, Albuquerque, NM (formerly of Independence, MO), passed away Monday, June 5, 1995, at Manzano Del Sol Nursing Home where she lived. Funeral services will be 10 a.m.
Thursday, June 8, at the Earp Blue Ridge Chapel; burial in Memorial Park Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Blue Ridge Bible Church.

MARY FRANCES WOMACK nee WILSON,    Jul. 12, 1936 – Jun. 13, 2012 

Services for May Frances Womack, 75, of Grants, N.M., will be held on Tuesday, June 19, 2012, at noon, at the Beradinelli Mortuary, 1399 Luisa St., Santa Fe, N.M.

Burial will follow at the Santa Fe National Cemetery, 501 N. Guadalupe, St., Santa Fe.

Fran was born on July 12, 1936, to Mary Pearl and Aaron Dee Wilson in Decatur, Texas.

She passed away on Wednesday, June 13, 2012, in Grants.

Fran was surrounded by her family as she entered the gates of Heaven.

Fran and Jimmy Dwayne Womack were married on March 3, 1973, in Santa Fe.

She worked as a security guard for Ace Power Plant in Trona, Calif., and was later employed at the Sky City Casino in Acoma, N.M.

Fran was an inspiration to those she met in her life’s journey. She treasured her family and enjoyed the time spent with her grandchildren.

Fran was a talented artist; she enjoyed painting and craft projects. She also loved to dance and taught line-dancing at the Cibola Senior Center in Grants. Spending time with her family fishing and camping were among her favorite memories.

Fran is survived by Aaron Dean, and wife, Trudy, of Grants; Donald Dean and wife, Diane, of Hobbs, N.M.; Larry Keith, and wife, Ruth Wade, of Lake Charles, La.; Vicki Gish, Karl Witt and companion Karla Wilcoxson, Tanya Jaramillo and husband, Leonard, and sister: Jean Van De Valde and husband, Leonard, all of Grants; 14 grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren, numerous nieces and nephews, and her special caregiver, Elaine Martinez of Grants.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, brother: Larry Wilson; nephew Jimmy Bowlin; and grandson Roger Gish.

RONALD GENE WOMACK,   Apr. 17, 1946 – Mar. 14, 2010  

RONALD GENE WOMACK Ronald Gene Womack, beloved husband, father, and friend passed away on March 14 after 63 full years of life. Well known and treasured by many for his kind deeds and selflessness over the decades, he will be sorely missed. He is survived by his mother, Wanda Crain; wife, Lewise; daughter, Amy; sons: Patrick, Jason, and Anthony; and grandson, Mason. God-speed and we will see you on the other side.

T L WOMACK,    Dec. 4, 1912 – Dec. 10, 1998   



T.L. Womack,  Funeral services are pending with Bratcher's Funeral Home in Colbert for  T.L. Womack, 86, Alamogordo, N.M., who died Thursday, Dec. 10, 1998 in Alamogordo. (NOTE:  Married--Thelma Gibbs, Jan 22, 1940, McKinney, TX)


T. L. Womack Graveside Funeral services will be held at Garden of Memory Cemetery in Colbert at 2 p.m. Monday for former Colbert resident  T.L. Womack, 86, of  Alamogordo, N.M. The Rev. Randa Norman will officiate. He was a retired school teacher, a member of the United Methodist Church, Masonic Elks Lodge, Alamogordo Rotary Club, Bass Club and Chamber of Commerce.  Mr. Womack was born Dec. 4, 1912, in Dybole, Texas.  He was preceded in death by his parents, a brother and a sister.

Bratcher's Funeral Home of Colbert is handling the arrangements.

*  TOMMY LEE WOMACK,    Sep. 19, 1940 - Jun. 21, 2005  

Tommy Lee Womack, 64, of Bloomfield died Tuesday, June 21, 2005, in Farmington. He was born Sept. 19, 1940, in Oklahoma.
Services for Tommy will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, June 24, at United Methodist Church in Colbert, Okla. Interment will be in Colbert Cemetery in Colbert.
Tommy is in the care of Brewer, Lee & Larkin Funeral Home & Crematory, 103 E. Ute St. in Farmington, (505) 325-8688;

*   WILLIAM R. WOMACK,   Mar. 28, 1881 – Feb. 8, 1944

William R. Womack was born at Bartholomew, Indiana, March 28, 1881, and died in St. Joseph's hospital, Clayton, New Mexico, February 8, 1944.

His parents moved from Indiana while he was quite young to Kansas. At ten years of age he moved again with his parents to Alva, Oklahoma, where he grew to manhood. They moved later to Woodward county, and then later to Harper county, Oklahoma.

He married December 12, 1906 to Miss Minnie Barhens, who died January 2, 1929. To this union were born seven sons and two daughters.

He was united in marriage to Mrs. Lucreta Gillispie of Kenton on August 3, 1929.

Mr. Womack was engaged in the mercantile buisness at Kenton more than 15 years, and previous to his entering the hospital at Clayton he had been in poor health for a number of years.

He leaves to mourn his passing his wife Lucretia, his sons, Ransom B. of Fillmore, California, Vernon E. of Norwalk, California, Oscar O. of Woodward, Oklahoma, Floyd E. with the U.S. Navy, William L. of Springfield, Colorado, Lee O. in the Army at Camp Gordon, Georgia, and Robert Clay at home. His daughters are Mrs. Edith Moulder of Sapulpa, Oklahoma, and Mrs. Alice Freeman of Kenton. He also leaves a brother, Robert Womack and two sisters, Mrs. Maude Develin of Richmond, California and Mrs. Mary Compton of Pawhuska, Oklahoma. Twenty grandchildren and many warm friends.

Mr. Womack was converted and united with the Church of Christ at Elkhart, Kansas in 1920. When he moved to Kenton he united with the church of the same faith.

The funeral service was held at the Baptist Church, Monday morning, February 14, by Rev. Whittaker, pastor.

The theme of his message was taken from the book of Job, "If a man die shall he live again."

The songs that Mr. Womack loved best, "Amazing Grace, Silver Cord, and O, Think of the Home Over There," were sung.

The floral offerings were very beautiful.

He was laid to rest in the Kenton Cemetery. The pallbearers were Miller Easley, George Wiggins, Hobart Quimby, Roy Belding, Everett Smithson and Claude Sappenfield.

Feburary 24, 1944

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