SWAINSBORO, Ga. - 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
. Durden-Hudson Funeral Directors is in charge of arrangements.
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Published in The Augusta Chronicle on May 28, 2013
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