WOMACK,PIONEER CHATTANOOGAN, DIES.........E.A. Womack, aged 68, pioneer resident
of this city, died yesterday morning shortly after 4 o'clock at his residence,
2515 Wilder street, following a brief illness. Mr. Womack at one time served for
a period of sixteen years as a member of the Hamilton county court. He was a
member of the Gem lodge, I.O.O.F., Red Cross lodge, Knights of Pythias, the Jr.
O.U.A.M. and the Highland Park Christian church. From 1896 to 1905 Mr. Womack
served as postmaster to East Chattanooga. He is survived by his wife, four
daughters, Mrs. H.J. Pease, Mrs.J.M. Duggan,Miss Alma Womack and Mrs. Mary
Taliferro; three sons, Argyle, U.D., and J.D. Womack; two sisters, Mrs. J.T.
Ogle and Mrs. N.G. Jacks; two brothers, N.F. and B.D. Womack. Funeral services
will be held from the Highland Park Christian church this afternoon at 2:30. The
Rev. R.G. Sherrer and the Rev. Homer Carpenter will conduct the services and the
interment will follow in Forest Hills cemetery with the following serving as
pallbearers: Honrary, Reese Bare, Williard Springfield, John Tinker, J.H. Bragg,
Will McGee, and C.Z. Taylor; active, Fred Johnston, W.T. Smith, George Varnell,
John Sanders, Wiley Spangler, and W.M.Rogers. Cars will leave Wann's at 1:30.
Below the above obit is the following: ATTENTION I.O.O.F. All members of the
Gems lodge, No.42, I.O.O.F. are requested to present themselves at the lodge
room on Glass street, East Chattanooga, at 1pm for the purpose of attending the
funeral of Brother E.A. Womack. Visiting Odd Fellows welcome. Albert Ashworth
Noble, Grand A.F.McClannahan Secretary
Submitted by Connie Baumann