Alleen Noble Womack, 98, passed away December 21, 2014 in Mexia, Texas. Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m., Friday, December 26, 2014 at Blair-Stubbs Chapel with, her nephew, Dr. Charles Wade officiating. Interment will follow in the Mexia Cemetery. Visitation with the family will be 10:00-11:00 a.m., Friday at Blair-Stubbs Funeral Home. Born on a prosperous cotton farm near Hamburg, Arkansas on October 7, 1916, Alleen was the 10th of 11 children of Harvey and Fannie Noble. She was their youngest daughter and the last surviving sibling of her seven brothers and three sisters. She graduated from Southwest Texas State College with a degree in Home Economics and did her graduate work at Fort Collins, Colorado. She began her teaching career in and around the Austin, San Marcus and Corpus Christi area. After moving to Mexia, Alleen taught for several years in the Home Economics Department at Mexia High School before retiring. Alleen married Gene Womack on June 11, 1954 at FBC, Corpus Christi. They made their home in Mexia where Gene's family had been active leaders in the community for many years. Gene owned the Womack Insurance and Realty Service and was an innovative leader in the business community. Gene was devoted to Alleen and took great delight in caring for her. She loved it and she loved him. They loved to play golf and enjoyed their friendships in the Mexia Country Club. Alleen was an outstanding golfer and held the Mexia Country Club Women's Championship for many years. They were faithful and active members of the First United Methodist Church of Mexia. She had a circle of friends who gave her great joy. Her sense of humor startled and delighted everyone who knew her. Her nephews thought she was the most beautiful aunt they could imagine. After Gene's death, Alleen was lovingly cared for by Ina Beth and Jack Forrest. She is survived by a host of nieces and nephews who treasured her laughter, her style and her love. Pallbearers will be Jim Wade, Jess Wade, Jack Forrest, Bobby Forrest, Jimmy Oliver and Holloway Martin. Honorary pallbearers will be Roy Jones and Bobby Richardson. Jack, Ina Beth and her family would like to thank the Bowie House, Providence Hospice and the Mexia LTC for the special care given to Alleen. They would also like to express their gratitude to Sharon Reed, her caregiver and companion, for her loving care.
Friday, December 26th, 2014 10:00am - 11:00am, Blair-Stubbs Funeral Home
Friday, December 26th, 2014 11:00am, Blair-Stubbs Funeral Home