Washington Obituaries


ANDRE TERENCE WOMACK,    Aug. 8, 1960 -  Feb. 4, 1997

Source: The News Tribune Tacoma, WA, February 09, 1997, Page: B4 
Region: Pacific Rim Washington
Mr. Andre Terence Womack, born Aug. 8, 1960, lost his battle with AIDS on Feb. 4, 1997. He is survived by his father, Mr. Willie H. Womack, Montgomery, AL; 2 brothers, Mr. Antonio Womack, Boca Raton, FL, Mr. Anthony Womack, Montgomery, AL. A devoted sister, Mrs. Andrea W. Johnson, Tacoma, WA. A loving aunt, Ms. Annie Ruth Peoples of Montgomery, AL; and a host of family and friends. In lieu of services, the deceased requested that his remains be sent to his home town where he will rest next to his mother, the late Mildred T. Womack, of Montgomery, AL. Arrangements by Tuell-McKee Funeral Home. 272-1414.

*  CARL NELSON WOMACK,    Jul. 7, 1926   Apr. 7, 2012

Carl Nelson Womack passed away on April 7, 2012 at Providence Hospital in Everett, WA. Carl was born on July 7, 1926 in Little Rock, AR.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Ann.
He lived the majority of his life in the Marysville and Arlington, WA areas.
He leaves behind his five children, Ken (Em), Bob (Lesli), Jim, Terry (Lauri) and Renae (Jim); as well as 10 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.
A Memorial Service will be announced at a later date.

*   CHARLES LEROY "ROY" WOMACK,  Sep.7, 1884 - Jul. 19, 1950

Charles LeRoy Womack, 65, Port Angeles resident for the past six years, died Wednesday after being ill for more than a year. Funeral services will be Saturday at the McDonald Funeral Home with the Rev. Paul Hogan officiating at 2 o'clock. Burial will be at Ocean View Cemetery.  Mr. Womack was born at Soda Spring, Ida., September 7, 1884, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Franklin P. Womack.  On February 16, 1923, he married Lela Kesler at Council, Ida.  Before his retirement he was employed by the Crown Zellerbach Corporation.  Surviving are his wife of Port Angeles, and two daughters Mrs. Ferne Ayres of Eureka, Calif., and Darlene Womack of this city.  Other survivors are his sister Mrs. Laura Mautz of Boise, Ida., and four brothers, Frank of Springville, Utah; Basil, Baker Ore; Ralph, Kellogg, Ida., and Dallas of Weiser, Ida.; his mother Mrs. Amy Florence of Boise, Ida., and Kenneth Bain a nephew of this city.

*  DOROTHY JUNE HALES nee WOMACK,    Jan. 29, 1926 Jan. 29, 2010  

 Dorothy June Hales, of Tacoma, WA, passed away peacefully at home, in the care of her loving husband, on her 84th birthday, January 29, 2010. Born January 29, 1926 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, she was the daughter of William and Ethel Womack. Dorothy learned to love traveling as she moved all over the United States and visited several other countries with her military husband, Chester L Hales, with whom she enjoyed 61 years of marriage. In addition to her beloved husband, Dorothy is survived by her daughters; Sharon K. Frazier, Carol J. Zeh, Anne L. Turner and Patricia L. Brown, and son, Robert W. Hales. She has 16 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren. In lieu of flowers, please make a contribution in her name to a charity of your choice.

*  GEORGIA ANN WOMACK nee GOANS,   Nov. 2, 1938 - March 7, 2010

Georgia was born November 2, 1938 to Clona Emmit "Tom" and Ruby (Baines) Goans. She was raised by her father and stepmother Frieda Goans. The family moved to Cornelius, Oregon in 1951. Georgia's education took place in Cornelius and Forest Grove. She married Raymond Womack on June 16, 1958.

Georgia enjoyed many hobbies, including gardening, bowling, and watching her favorite soap operas.

She is survived by her children Maychen Kinney, Edwin Womack, and Harold (Duke) Womack; eleven grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; brothers, Owen Goans and Thomas Diehl; stepbrother, Bud Fones; and stepsisters, Marilyn Lionbeger, Opal Fones, Klona Mannen, and Kay Van Dyke. She was preceded in death by her parents, stepsister Delores Henry, and stepbrother Roger Goans.

There will be an Open House from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on March 21, 2010 at Georgia's home, 4226 Baker Ave. NW, Seattle, WA 98107.

*  JEAN MUNRO WOMACK LEONARD nee BUCHAN,   Feb. 13, 1904 - Feb. 1999

Source: The Spokesman Review,  February 16, 1999. Spokane, WA.
Funeral for Jean (Womack) Leonard, 95, will be at 1 p.m. today at Riplinger Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Greenwood Memorial Terrace.
A 55-year Spokane resident, Mrs. Leonard died Saturday. She was born in Perth, Scotland.
Mrs. Leonard was involved in the ministries of the Northwest District Council for the Assembly of God Church. She was a member of the Glad Tidings Assembly of God Church.
Survivors include her husband, Richard; two daughters, Mary Gustafson and Ruth Lucero, both of Spokane; two sons, Dan Womack of Tonasket, Wash., and David Womack of Springfield, Mo.; a brother, John Buchan of Perth; seven grandchildren and four great- grandchildren.

*  JERRY LLOYD WOMACK,   Sep. 26, 1943 Oct. 24, 2009

Jerry L. Womack, 66, passed away in his sleep at his family home on October 24, 2009. His death was due to natural causes and extended illnesses.

He was born in Richmond, California to Stella and Limon Womack, moved to Yakima and attended Davis High School. He then served in the United States Coast Guard for 4 years. On August 20, 1966 married the love of his life Cheryl Richmond. They then moved to Chehalis, WA, where they established a home and raised their 3 children. Jerry was a devoted husband, father, grandfather and friend. He became a member of Operating Engineers Local 612 in 1966 and worked as an equipment operator, business agent and Hazmat Trainer, also was employed at Centralia Mining Company as a safety trainer.

Jerry had several hobbies. He loved fishing, photography, wood working, family genealogy, computers and keeping up with the current political events. For all those who knew Jerry would have to agree that he had a good sense of humor, always willing to help when asked, and enjoyed others visiting with him and his dog "Jeb" in his TV Room.

Jerry is survived by his wife of 43 years Cheryl Womack. Mother-in-law Nellie Richmond of Yakima. Three children, son Mark Womack of Chehalis, and 2 daughters Marci McCleery and son-in-law Dan of Bend, OR, Michelle Graham of Yakima, WA, and special extended family members Greg Richmond, Terri Canida and Tim Graham all of Chehalis. Nine grandchildren, Dereck McGuire, Dustin and Lexy Womack, Brennen and Bryce Graham, Bruce and Brinee' Heard, Danielle and Mara McCleery. Two siblings, brother Ron Womack of Onalaska, and sister Bonnie Spalding of Tenino. Two brothers-in-law Ken and Don Richmond and 3 sisters-in-law Lois, Sherri and Gwin Richmond all of Yakima. Several other family members and his dog "Jeb".

He is preceded in his death by his parents Limon Womack and Stella McEntire, father-in-law Max Richmond, brother Cliff Womack, brothers-in-law Charles Richmond and Ronald Richmond, sister-in-law Donna Richmond, and nephew Leonard Womack.

At Jerry's request there will be no services held. The family plans to have a Celebration of Life in the springtime.

*  LELA EDITH WOMACK nee KESLER,  Oct. 24, 1901 - Aug. 22, 1973

Funeral services will be at Ridgeview Chapel Saturday at 11 a.m. for Mrs. Lela E. Womack, 71, 1219 W. 10th St., who died Wednesday in Port Angeles. Internment will be at Ocean View Cemetery.  Mrs. Womack was born Oct. 24, 1901, in Baker, Ore.  She attended schools in Idaho, and was married in 1922 to Charles Womack, who died in 1950.  She came to Port Angeles in 1942 and has lived here since then.   Mrs. Womack is survived by daughters Mrs. Clark Jones,  Port Angeles, and Mrs. LeRoy Rogers, California;  brothers Paul Kesler, Port Angeles and John Kesler, Vancouver; sister Mrs. James Ross, Port Angeles; six grandchildren and one great-grandchild.


*   LOIS EVA CARTER nee WOMACK,   Nov. 9, 1925 Dec. 3, 2007

Lois Eva Carter, of Arlington, Wash., passed away Dec. 3, 2007, with her family by her side.
Born Nov. 9, 1925, in Memphis, Tenn., she was the fourth of nine children of Elbert and Eva Womack.
Known as Peggy to her family, Lois was raised in North Carolina. Lois served honorably in the United States Air Force where she met her sweetie, Jerome Carter. They were married nearly 55 years and raised their six children in Everett, Wash.
Lois was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers; and two sisters.
She is survived by her husband, Jerome; daughters, Mary (Bob) Jones, Pam (Brian Wells) Cramer, Vicki (Steve) Potts, and Diane (Mike) Martin; and sons, Marlo (Dianne) Carter and Joel (Betty Martin) Carter. Lois also leaves behind 11 grandchildren and seven (soon to become nine) great-grandchildren. Lois four remaining sisters and her numerous nieces, nephews, brothers-in-law, and sisters-in-law also mourn her passing.
A true Southern charmer, Lois made friends everywhere she went.
A memorial service will be scheduled at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the American Heart Association, 710 Second Ave., No. 900, Seattle, WA 98104.

*  RETA RENA WOMACK nee BARNEY,    Mar. 25, 1922 Jul. 17, 2004   

Reta Rena (Barney) Womack of Redmond died Saturday of natural causes. She was 82.
A memorial service will be held at 7 p.m., Thursday, July 22, at the family's residence.
Mrs. Womack was born March 25, 1922, in Oregon City to Carl and Dorris (McTimmons) Barney. She married Claude Womack on May 9, 1939, in Vancouver, Wash.
Mrs. Womack was a homemaker and a member of the American Legion. She was a founder of the 14th Colony in Monument.
She was a past cub scout leader and enjoyed gardening, animals, raising Queensland Blue Heelers and taking care of her family.
Survivors include her five sons, David of Silver Lake, Claude Jr. of Medford, Larry of Oregon City, Richard of San Francisco and Jody of Moscow, Idaho; three daughters, Frances Elliott of Algoma, Wisc., Jayne Gittins of Redmond and Martha Chandler of Dallas; a brother, Les Meyrick of Oregon City; a sister, Shirley Miller of Oregon City; 30 grandchildren, 37 great-grandchildren, and four great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, son, daughter, two brothers, three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

Niswonger, Reynolds Funeral Home, Redmond Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

*  RICHARD JAMES WOMACK,    Dec. 30, 1928 - Feb. 13, 1999

"Colonel Richard James (Womack), U.S. Army (Ret.), died the 13th of February, 1999, at age 70 after a long battle with lung cancer. The son of John D. &  Marie Womack, he was born on December 30, 1928 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Colonel Womack served 34 years in the U.S. Army from 1950-1984. He had a long distinguished career, entering as a Private in 1950 and, after going through OCS, he held numerous command and key staff positions. He was a rifle company commander in the Korean War, and on General Westmoreland's staff and Special Operations in the Vietnam War. His career included intelligence and Defense Attache assignments, and contracting and procurement assignments in both Far Eastern and European countries. After his long army career he also served for seven years with the U.S. Agency For International Development in Egypt, Kenya and Ukraine. Richard was first and foremost a soldier. His love for the Army was pure, true and absolute. He loved the military life with a passion and dedication that never wavered. He inspired the troops who served under him to reach outside themselves, to go beyond their own limitations, to achieve something greater than they had believed themselves capable of. His ability to motivate people and to get the job done earned him the admiration and respect of his co-workers and superiors. He is survived by his wife Julie, of Lopez Island; daughters, Tracy Haraldsen of Virginia, Mary Jenney and Amy Andrews, both of California; grandaughters, Elizabeth and Brenna Haraldsen of Virginia, Danielle Andrews, Alexandra and Samantha Jenney, all of California; sisters, Patricia Shelby, Jean Brown and Mary Sue Mitchell, all of Oklahoma, and a brother, Edward Womack of Oklahoma. Memorials are suggested to the American Cancer Society, 2120 First Ave. North, Seattle, WA 98109-2301. Funeral services will be held 1:45 p.m. Tuesday March 2, 1999 at Fort Meyer, Virginia. Interment will follow at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Virginia to include full military honors rendered by the Old Guard of the U.S. Army. A memorial service will be held on Lopez Island, WA at a later date. Arrangements are in the care of Evan's Funeral Chapel, San Juan Islands and Anacortes, WA."

The compiler Roger Womack,  had several conversations with Dick before he passed away.  He told me stories of when he and his cousin Jim (James Garner) were boys in Oklahoma, playing Tarzan, and many of their antics. He will be missed.

Source:  Roger Womack,     MLWomack@aol.com

*  ROBERT LEE WOMACK,    Nov. 22, 1921 -  June 18, 1999

Robert Lee Womack, 77, of Kingston died June 18, 1999, at Harrison Hospital. He was born Nov. 22, 1921, in Stanfield, Ore., to Lawrence and Mary Womack. He grew up in Lordsberg, N.M. Mr. Womack served in the Army from Oct. 9, 1940, to Oct. 9, 1945. He was a corporal, serving in central Europe, Normandy, France, and the African Theater as an airplane armorer. His military honors include the European, African and Middle Eastern campaign medals, as well as the American Defense Service Medal and the Good Conduct Medal. He married Louise I. Plasmyer on Sept. 27, 1968. Mr. Womack owned and operated Bob's Garage in Kingston for five years, retiring in 1983. Survivors include his wife; two sons, Robert Womack of Bremerton and Richard Keenan of Spring, Texas; two daughters, Susan Totherow of Arlington, Texas, and Peggie Petteys of Poulsbo; nine grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

A private family service took place Thursday at Tahoma National Cemetery in Kent. Inurnment also was at Tahoma National Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of Poulsbo Mortuary, The Stone Chapel.

Memorial donations may be made to the American Heart Association, 4414 Woodlawn Park Ave. N, Seattle, WA 98103 or to the American Diabetes Association, 557 Roy St., Seattle, WA 98109.

ROGER WOMACK,    Feb. 1, 1952 Oct. 24, 2003                     

Roger Womack, 51, of Othello, died Friday, October 24, 2003 at his home in Kennewick, Wash

Roger was born in Yakima on February 1, 1952 to George E and Mary P . Hopgood Womack. The family moved to Naches, then to Othello, where Roger lived for 10 years. He moved to Port Townsend where he met DuRae Rollins. They marrIed on January 1, 1989, In Quilcene, Wash. They returned to the Tri-Cities shortly thereafter. Roger worked in construction when he was able. He was an avid fisherman, he enjoyed collecting ord Knives, refinishing and refurbishing them to give to his friends. In 1989 Roger was introduced to the Gospel Outreach of the Northwest, a church community that has continued to be a very important part of his life to the end. He attended many revival meetings with Pastor Mike in Sturgis, SD. His family and his church were his passions. Roger was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Tony .  He is survived by: his wIfe, DuRae Womack of Kennewick; a son, Michael Dare Womack of Burbank; three brothers, Jerry and wife, Vivian Womack of Othello, John Womack of Burbank, and Bill and wife, Lexi Womack of Kamiah, ldaho; a sister, Mary JoAnn and husband, William Dougherty of Mattawa; and three granddaughters.

A time for final visitation has been set aside at Stevens Funeral Chapel on Thursday beginning at 12 noon until 7 p.m. A cerebration of Roger's life will be held on Friday, October 31, 2003 at 1 p.m. at the chapel. Interment will follow at Bess Hampton Memorial Gardens,

Servlces are under the direction of Stevens Funeral Chapel.

*   THOMAS WILSON WOMACK,    Sep. 2, 1957 Sep. 10, 2011

Thomas Wilson Womack was born September 2, 1957, in Okeene, Oklahoma to Leonard "Ray" Womack and Shirley Robertson Womack. He passed away suddenly on September 10, 2011, walking with his son in Port Orchard.

Tom loved above all things his wife and children and spending time on the family home he built along with camping, fishing and crabbing. He was employed as a mechanical engineer with Haley and Aldrich of Boston, Mass.

Survivors include his wife Connie; son Jake and daughters Darby and Delaney, of the family home; son Christopher, of Houston, TX; parents Ray and Shirley Womack, of Olalla; sisters Chris Womack and Terri Bayless, of Tacoma, Suzie Womack-Pride, of Port Orchard, and Melissa (Darin) Mills, of Oroville, WA; numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews, friends and the church family at Adventures of Faith Presbyterian Church.

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, September 17, at 5 p.m. at Adventures of Faith Church in Port Orchard with a potluck to follow. A fund has been established for the family at the church and donations can be made to the Tom Womack Family Fund. Online memorial at www.rill.com.

*  WILLIS F. WOMMACK,   August 23, 1931 - March 20, 1997

Source: The Kansas City Star, May 04, 1997, Page: B6 
Region: Missouri
Willis F. Wommack, a former Fair Grove, MO, resident, died March 20, 1997, from head injuries sustained at Jim's Fertilizer Co., where he was employed in Pomeroy, WA. Funeral services were held March 24 at Richardson-Brown Funeral Home in Pomeroy.
Mr. Wommack was born August 23, 1931, in Fair Grove, MO, to Lester and Jennie (King) Wommack. He was a Corporal in the U.S. Army and Army Reserve serving eight years, was a former city councilman, a volunteer firefighter and a member of the Jaycees. He is survived by his wife, Mary Kay of the home; two sons, Eric of Radcliff, KY, Steven of Boise, ID, one daughter, Jodene of Pomeroy, WA, and their mother, Margaret (Wommack) Flaten of Pomeroy, WA; two brothers, Lowell of Springfield, MO, Eugene of Murchison, TX; four sisters, Barbara Philbrook of Overland Park, KS, Elizabeth Dennis and Laura Raby of Springfield, MO, and Sue Stumpff of Ozark, MO; and 11 grandchil - dren. Memorials may be made to Garfield County Ambulance & Fire Department, c/o Barbara Gingerich, Rt. 3, Box 110, Pomeroy, WA, 99347.

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Publication Date: November 23, 1998
Source: The Columbian
NoraLee Mowlds, Portland
Former Vancouver resident NoraLee Mowlds, 59, died in a Portland hospital Friday, Nov. 20, 1998, of kidney and liver failure. She was a homemaker.
Survivors include her husband of 40 years, Jerry, at home; her mother, Nora Womack of Portland; one daughter, Karla McCallister of Vancouver; one son, JD of Bend, Ore.; one brother, James; and three granddaughters.
Mrs. Mowlds was born Jan. 5, 1939, in Albuquerque, N.M., and lived in Vancouver for 31 years before moving to Portland 18 years ago.
She was a member of Beta Sigma Phi in Vancouver and enjoyed bowling, shopping and reading. She loved dogs.
A memorial gathering will begin at 3 p.m. Tuesday at Columbia Edgewater Country Club in Portland. Memorial Gardens Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Oregon Humane Society,
1067 N.E. Columbia Blvd., Portland, OR 97211.


Publication Date: September 10, 1999
Source: The Columbian
Dolores B. Timmins, Vancouver
Dolores Beverly Timmins, a homemaker who lived in Vancouver the past five years, died of heart problems in a Portland hospital Friday, Sept. 3, 1999. She was 67. Mrs. Timmins was born Oct. 16, 1931, in Aberdeen, Wash. Her maiden name was McLean.
Survivors include her husband, Daniel, at home; four daughters, Collette Blackstone of Oregon City, Charlotte Oberson of Kalama, Susan Schuerch of Milwaukie and Marilyn Womack of Harrisburg, Ore.; one son, Stephen Oberson of Oregon City; one brother, George McLean of Roseburg, Ore.; and five grandchildren.
Mrs. Timmins liked tango dancing, painting and gardening.
A memorial service will begin at 10 a.m. Saturday at Sunnyside Foursquare Church in Clackamas.

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