Gerald Womack

Wednesday, November 5, 2003

Gerald E. Womack, 52, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, Nov. 3, 2003, at St. Louis University Hospital.

He was born July 24, 1951, in Chicago, son of Willie J. and Genevieve Phills Womack. He and Barbara W. Bissell were married July 12, 1996, in Jackson.

Womack was owner/operator of Real Deal Cleaning Service, was custodian at First Baptist Church six years, and was associated with Mid-America Teen Challenge.

He served with the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War.

Survivors include his wife; a son, Gerald Womack Jr. of St. Cloud, Minn.; his mother, Genevieve Palmer of Cape Girardeau; a brother, Willie Womack Jr. of Windsor, Ontario, Canada; three sisters, Sharon Freeman of Agoura Hills, Calif., Robbie Tyson of Dixmoor, Ill., Cynthia Womack of Chicago; and three grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his father.

Friends may call at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, and Friday from 8 a.m. until 11:30 a.m., and then from noon to service time at First Baptist Church.

The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Friday at the church, with the Rev. Jay White officiating. Burial will be in Cape County Memorial Park, with full military honors by VFW Post 3838 and Missouri Honors Team.