Fred Darwin Womack

Born: Fri., Jul. 16, 1943
Died: Sat., May 25, 2013


Visitation

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Tue., May 28, 2013
Location: Durden-Hudson Funeral Directors


Funeral Service

11:00 AM Wed., May 29, 2013
Location: Swainboro First Baptist Church


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Dr. Fred D. Womack, DDS, of Swainsboro, Ga., died Saturday, May 25, 2013, in Bryson City, N.C.

He was 69.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Swainsboro First Baptist Church. The Rev. Franklin Sasser will officiate.

Interment will be in the Swainsboro City Cemetery.

The family will receive friends at Durden-Hudson funeral home on East Pine Street in Swainsboro on Tuesday from 6 to 8 p.m.

Pallbearers are: Steven Burke, G. W. Johnson, Ruskin Powell, Emory Fennell, Dr. Bobby Sasser, Dr. Willie Gunn, Jerry Hooks and Peter H. Poppens.

Honorary pallbearers are:  The Wiregrass Chapter Sons of the American Revolution; Swainsboro Exchange Club and Jimmy Morgan Sunday School Class.

Dr. Womack was a 1961 graduate of West Rome High School. He completed undergraduate studies at Shorter University and The University of Georgia. Dr. Womack graduated from Emory University in 1967 as a Doctor of Dental Surgery.

He entered the U.S. Air Force and rose to the rank of Captain during the Vietnam Conflict. After being honorably discharged, Dr. Womack returned to his childhood home of Swainsboro where he opened a dental practice and provided care to local residents for 30 years.

Dr. Womack was an avid gardener and had a keen interest in his family’s genealogy. He was a Life Member of the First Families of Georgia, First Deputy Governor of the Georgia Branch Sons and Daughters of the Pilgrims, and was the Organizing President of the Wiregrass Chapter Sons of the American Revolution.

He was a member of the Swainsboro First Baptist Church and the Jimmy Morgan Sunday School class.

Dr. Womack also was a member of the Exchange Club.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Darwin Lee and Gussie Shepherd Womack, and a brother, James Michael Womack.

Survivors include his wife, Judy Womack of Swainsboro; two daughters, Amy Leigh McCord (Robert) of Macon and Melinda DeMaria (Donald) of Athens; a son, Fred D. Womack, Jr. (Patricia) of Alexandria, Ala.; a sister, Carol Goodroe (Charlie) of Macon; grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Condolences may be submitted online at www.durden-hudsonfuneraldirectors.com.

Monetary donations may be sent to the American Heart Association.

Durden-Hudson Funeral Directors is in charge of arrangements.

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Robert E Lee #115-Milledgeville
   Posted Sun May 26, 2013
So sorry to learn of your loss. May God give you the strength to face the days ahead. We'll keep you and your family in prayer.

Terry Manning
   Posted Sun May 26, 2013
Fred will be missed for his community service and his comaraderie as an active member of the Sons of the American Revolution.

Joan and Ed Rigel, Sr.
   Posted Sun May 26, 2013
Fred was a fine man. I am so sorry. You are in the thoughts and prayers of us both.
Sincerely,
Joan and Ed rigel, Sr.

Patsy and Wayne Kersey
   Posted Sun May 26, 2013
So sorry to hear about Fred. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you at this time. May God give you peace and comfort at this time and as you move forward. He was as good person and dentist and will be missed by our community. May God Bless.

Patsy and Wayne Kersey

Wayne Brown
   Posted Sun May 26, 2013
Fred will be missed for his patriotism, professionalism and dedication. He was a true patriot.

James Larry Wilson
   Posted Sun May 26, 2013
Fred was one of the most dedicated men around GASSAR....I know he was an asset to his profession from the manner he performed his duties for GASSAR. He will be missed greatly by GASSAR.

Larry Wilson
Samuel Elbert Chapter
Washington-Wilkes Chapter
GASSAR

David & Brenda Jessel
   Posted Sun May 26, 2013
Our thoughts and prayers are you and your family. May God comfort each of you and bless you with peace.

David & Brenda Jessel

Larry & Karin Guzy
   Posted Mon May 27, 2013
Fred was one of those folks who always had a smile and a good thing to say. It was always a pleasure to see Fred and get caught up on current happenings. He will be missed.

Vann & Patsy Irvin
   Posted Mon May 27, 2013
We are so sorry to hear of Fred's passing. We would have been for you during this time, However we are traveling to California to visit Whitney.
you are in our thoughts and prayers.

Elaine Zimney
   Posted Mon May 27, 2013

SHADES OF ELEGANCE was sent by UDC First District Chapters.

Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. In UDC love, Georgia Division UDC First District Chapters


Jane & Tom Owen
   Posted Mon May 27, 2013
Sincerely sorry to learn of your loss. Fred was a true gentleman and a dedicated Compatriot of the SAR. Our prayers are with you and the family.
Respectfully
Jane & Tom Owen

Mary Coleen Crawford, Chaplain, Ga. Division, UDC
   Posted Mon May 27, 2013
Deepest Sympathy to you Judy and your family for the loss of one so very dear. We shall never forget his devotion, love and support to us, the Georgia Daughters at our Conventions. What a wonderful man of integrity he was and he will be missed deeply. Our love and prayers will continue to be with you in the days ahead. Much love, Mary Coleen Crawford, Chaplain, Georgia Division, United Daughters of the Confederacy

Charlie and Clare Newcomer
   Posted Mon May 27, 2013
Fred was a true gentleman and patriot. He will be missed. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
Charlie Newcomer
Athens Chapter, Georgia Society Sons of the American Revolution

Pat and Ruth Smith
   Posted Tue May 28, 2013
Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

Ruth Smith
   Posted Tue May 28, 2013
On behalf of the Frankie Lyle Chapter 2074 of the UDC, we extend our deepest sympathy. You and your family are in our prayers.

Helen Black Edenfield
   Posted Tue May 28, 2013
Judy, Am so sorry for your loss. My prayers are with you and the children. Wish I lived closer so that I could attend the service.
Helen Edenfield

Michael & Dollie Lacefield
   Posted Tue May 28, 2013
Judy, we were so blessed to know Fred. He was dedicated to his family and his beliefs. He will be missed. You & your family are in our thoughts and prayers.

Ned and Gladys Rose Shuman
   Posted Tue May 28, 2013
Please accept my condolences in the loss of Fred. We got to know each other in the GSSAR. Through his experience as Organizing President of the Wiregrass Chapter Sons of the American Revolution he was very helpful to me in organizing the Four Rivers Patriots Chapter in Vidalia.
He will be missed. You & your family are in our thoughts and prayers.

Faye Adams, St. Philips Parish Chapter DAC
   Posted Wed May 29, 2013
Judy, we were so sorry to hear of your unexpected loss. God will give you the strength, peace and comfort you need to carry on in the days ahead. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

Faye

Jason Deal, Altamaha Chapter-SAR
   Posted Wed May 29, 2013
Please accept my sincere condolences in Compatriot Womack's passing.

Mary Coleen Crawford, Chaplain, Alfred Holt Colquitt Chapter #2018 UDC
   Posted Wed May 29, 2013
We are thinking of you and your family with much compassion. We regret to hear of the passing of your dear husband, Dr. Womack. Our heartfelt sympathy to you at this time and in the days ahead.

Linda Robinson
   Posted Thu May 30, 2013
Deepest sympathy are extended to you in the death of Fred. He will certainly be missed by the Georgia Division, United Daughters of the Confederacy. He was one of our biggest supporters and we will miss seeing him. Judy, you have said that we are your sisters and how true that is. Please know that we are there for you in whatever way you need.

Jane McCauley Lawson
   Posted Thu May 30, 2013
Dear Family, The West Rome High School, Class of 1961, Rome, GA sends our condolences to you. We remember Fred with great memories, even though he never came to our reunions. We will remember him as being 17 forever.

James C. Parker
   Posted Thu May 30, 2013
I'm so sorry to learn of Fred's passing. I was just communicating with him a couple of weeks ago via email. He was a high school classmate and we graduated together at West Rome High School in Rome in 1961. We were also classmates at Shorter College and graduated together there in 1965. My condolences to his family and close friends.

Judy Painter Barnes
   Posted Thu May 30, 2013
Please accept my sympathy. I was a classmate of his at West Rome and remember him well.

Paul & Gail East
   Posted Sat June 01, 2013
Fred will be sorely missed by many people. He was a hard worker in his organizations and always haad a friendly smile for everyone.