Death Notices

Robert Wayne Womack
June 18, 1942 – December 27, 2021

womackMr. Robert Wayne Womack, retired, age 79 of North Hodge, born June 18, 1942, went home on Monday, December 27, 2021. He was an avid fisherman, hunter, and gardener. He loved the outdoors and camping. He worked in geology in the oil field by trade. Later in life when could no longer hunt & fish, he continued to garden from his wheelchair every year. He lived a full life and got to do all the things he wanted to do.

Those left to cherish his memory are his son, David D. Womack; 3 grandchildren, Camden David Allen Womack, Spencer Blake Womack and Kaitlyn C. Edmonds; a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, Emmett and Lavania (Rieson) Womack; sisters, Carolyn Womack, Dolline Droddy.

Friends may visit with the family Thursday, December 30, 2021 in the chapel of Edmonds Funeral Home from 2:00pm until time for service. A memorial service was held in the Chapel of Edmonds Funeral Home on Thursday, December 30th. 

Serving as honorary pallbearers werePaul Frith,Jr., Alexander Mayfield, Camden David Allen Womack and Spencer Blake Womack.

Roberts ashes will be spread at the places where he was the happiest in this life.

Betty Warren
December 08, 1943 – December 27, 2021

warrenBetty Chevis Hood Warren, age 78, was born Wednesday, December 8, 1943 in Saline, Louisiana and passed away on Monday, December 27, 2021 at her home, surrounded by her loving family.

She had several jobs through the years, including director of the Saline Senior Citizen Center, teacher’s aid at Shady Grove and Saline High School, and storekeeper at local stores, but her most important job was as a homemaker for her husband and sons. She loved to fish and cook, and was wonderful at both, making the best sweet potato pies in the history of the world. But she loved gardening most of all, spending many hours in her pea patches and vegetable gardens. In fact, it was almost impossible to get her to leave the garden once she got there.

Betty was a devoted wife and mother, and she loved her parents, brothers and sisters dearly, often helping to care for them in their times of need.

Betty was preceded in death by her parents, H.R. (Sam) And Erma Friday Hood, and also by her brothers Billy, Bobby, Johnny, And Freddie Hood, and sisters Jane Hood Wafer and Carolyn Hood Walsworth.

Those left to cherish her memory include her husband of over 60 years, Jerry Warren and three sons, Lane and wife Patricia, Barry, and Greg and wife Patti. She is also survived by 9 grandchildren – Dakota, Dusty, Bray, Noelle, James, Brittany, Melaina, Brianna and Zack, along with 9 great grandchildren – Weslynn, Connor, Cohen, Jentry, Charleigh, Paisley, Demi, Scarlett, and Harper Lane. She is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews.

 Funeral services were held Thursday, December 30 at Magnolia Baptist with Brother Duane Moreno and Brother Ken Roberts officiating. Interment followed at Old Saline Cemetery.

Serving the family as pallbearers were Dakota Warren, Dusty Warren, James McCullin, BJ Hood, Bert Hood, and Mike Hood. Honorary pallbearers were Joe Hood, Eric Hood, Josh Hood, Nick Wafer, Buck Thomley, Howard Walsworth, and Jeff Hood.

The family would like to thank the doctors and staff of the Christus Cancer Treatment Center and St. Joseph Hospice for their loving care.

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