Robert Monroe Womack

Published 12:04 am Thursday, April 7, 2011

ATMORE – Mr. Robert Monroe Womack, 78, passed away on Saturday, April 2, 2011 in Atmore.

Mr. Womack was a native of Goodway, a resident of Atmore for most of his life, was a retired employee from Solutia after 29 years of service and worked at Builder’s Hardware and Bondurant’s Hardware. He was a U.S. Air Force veteran of the Korean War and a member of the American Legion and the Judson Baptist Church.

His parents, Robert and Alice Sybil Womack, preceded him in death.

Sign up for our daily email newsletter

Get the latest news sent to your inbox

Survivors include his wife of 59 years, Lillie “Tiny” Womack of Atmore; two daughters, Debbie Dean of Atmore and Tammie and Ricky Davis of West Lake, La.; four grandchildren, Amber Partain of Lafayette, La., Hasten Dean Jr. of Atmore, Adam Davis of Baton Rouge, La. and Kevin Dean of Atmore; three great grandchildren, Hasten Dean, III of Atmore, Brandon Dean of Atmore and Ainslie Partain of Lafayette, La.; a brother, John and Sandra Womack of Gonzalez, Fla. and a sister, Dorothy Smith of Atmore.

Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. on Monday, April 4, 2011 at the Petty-Eastside Chapel Funeral Home with the Rev. Henry Wilson and the Rev. Mike Grindle officiating. Burial followed at Serenity Garden Cemetery

Visitation was held from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. on Sunday, April 3, 2011 at the Petty-Eastside Chapel Funeral Home.

Pallbearers were Ernie Ziemke, Keith White, Gerald Stacey, Bill Robinson, David Matheny and Robert Brantley. Honorary pallbearers were LaVaughn Caylor, James Turk, Charles Agee, Chester Byrd and Paul White.

Members of the American Legion & VFW Burial Team, Jack Wright, Leo Odom, Noah McBride, Ivan Stewart, Ted Presley, Leonard Stanley and Jim Monroe presented Mrs. Womack with an American flag.