Mrs. Ava Ruth Womack, age 98 1/2, of Corsicana passed away on Sunday, June 23, 2019 at her residence surrounded by her loved ones. She was born in Collin County, Texas on January 8, 1921 to J.A. Smith and Maggie Blassingame Smith.
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Mrs. Womack spent most of her career as a seamstress at Haggar Slacks in Corsicana. She was married to the love of her life, Arthur N. Womack for almost 54 years. She spent most of her “spare time” caring for her five children, with cooking, cleaning, and sewing for them. She was very active in her church, Trinity Assembly of God, and was a devoted Christian woman. She was truly the “lady in charge” at her home and every member of her family loved and respected her for the role she played in their lives.
Ava Ruth was preceded in death by her husband, Arthur N. Womack, her son; Arthur Eugene Womack and her daughter; Wanda Laverne Heywood. She is survived by her son, Roy L. Womack and wife Theresa, her daughters; Ava N. Loper and husband Larry, and Joyce Hobby and husband Pat Lackey; her grandchildren; Todd Loper, Brandon Loper, Dustin Loper, Roy Womack, Jr. Rhonda Praytor, Seth Womack, Anna Womack, Greg Womack, Vikki Harding, Deric Hobby, Renee Garcia, Christina Luis and numerous great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
Visitation with the family will be held on Thursday, June 27, 2019 from 6:00 to 8:00 PM at Corley Funeral Home. Funeral services are scheduled for Friday, June 28, 2019 at 10:00 AM at Trinity Assembly of God Church at 109 FM 2452 in Corsicana with Rev. James Williams officiating. Serving as pallbearers will be Todd Loper, Brandon Loper, Dustin Loper, Roy Womack, Jr., Jake Metcalf and Deric Hobby. Honorary pallbearers are Greg Womack, Seth Womack and Ed Garcia. Burial will follow at Hamilton-Beeman Cemetery in Retreat, TX.