Diane (Higdon) Womack

Born: Fri., Dec. 27, 1946
Died: Mon., Jan. 5, 2015


Visitation

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Thu., Jan. 08, 2015
Location: McCommons Funeral Home


Funeral Service

11:00 AM Fri., Jan. 09, 2015
Location: McCommons Chapel


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Diane Higdon Womack

Diane Higdon Womack of Greensboro, GA passed away at St. Mary’s Hospital in Athens on Monday, January 5, 2015 at the age of 68.  Born December 27, 1946 in Greene County, she was the daughter of the late Luther Adolphus Higdon and Mary Helen Massey Higdon.  Diane grew up in Greensboro, graduated from Greene County High School and attended Johnson Business School in Athens.  For a long time she worked for Moon’s Supermarket and later worked as the administrative assistant for the Department of Family and Children Services.  She also worked for Veazey Grocery.  She married Larry Keith Womack on May 27, 1995.  Known as “Mema” by her grandchildren, she dearly loved them and enjoyed keeping them.  She was a wonderful wife, mother, grandmother, sister and friend.

Survivors include her husband Keith Womack of Greensboro, GA; children, Robin Smith (Lane) of White Plains, GA, Dan Ellison (Lindy) of Greensboro, GA, and Michael Ellison (Allison) of Greensboro, GA; brothers, Mark Higdon (Susan) of Greensboro, GA and Dennis Higdon of Greensboro, GA; a sister, Carol Merritt (Ceils) of White Plains, GA; grandchildren, Tiffany Lindsey (Josh), Jon Moon (Candace), Delaney Ellison, Lilly Kate Ellison; great grandchildren, Colton Lindsey and Gradon Lindsey; and many other relatives and friends.
 
Funeral Services will be held, Friday, January 9, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. at McCommons Chapel with Rev. Ed Nelson officiating.  The family will receive friends, Thursday from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 pm at McCommons Funeral Home.  Interment will follow at Shiloh Cemetery, 3400 Penfield Road, Greensboro, GA 30642 with Dr. Norman Waldrip officiating. Serving as pallbearers are nephews: Doug Higdon, Luke Higdon, Greg Nation, Troy Nation, Nick Brewer and Mark Lovett.  Any memorials may be made to the American Diabetes Association, 225 Peachtree Street, NE, Suite 550, Atlanta, GA 30303 or the American Cancer Society, 1684 Barnett Shoals Road, Athens, GA 30605.  McCommons Funeral Home, 109 W. Broad St., Greensboro, GA, (706) 453-2626, is in charge of arrangements. Visit us online at www.mccommonsfuneralhome.com to sign the guest register.

 

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Debbie Tumlin
   Posted Tue January 06, 2015
We are all heartbroken, we loved Diane, she was family.
You are all in our thoughts and prayers. We are all here to help out in anyway that we can.

Herb & Jan Thurmond
   Posted Tue January 06, 2015
We are so very sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

Eddie & Tina Brown
   Posted Tue January 06, 2015
To Robin, Michael & Dan, we are so deeply saddened with the news of the loss of your mother. She was a sweet, kind and loving mother and loved each of you beyond words. She will be missed. We will keep you and your families in our prayers. Deepest Sympathy, The Browns.


Eddie & Tina Brown
   Posted Tue January 06, 2015
To Mark & Dennis, we are truly sorry to hear of the passing of your beloved sister, Diane. Please know that each of you are in our prayers. In Sympathy, The Browns.

Everette Duvall
   Posted Tue January 06, 2015
our prayers are with the family. I worked with Diane at Moons and she was really nice person to work with.

Nancie Sanders
   Posted Tue January 06, 2015
We are so sorry for your loss! Your family is in our thoughts and prayers!

Ann Wilson
   Posted Tue January 06, 2015
I am so sorry for your loss. Diane was such a kind gentle soul. She will be missed. Praying our Heavenly Father will bring comfort to all who knew and loved her.

Debra Tumlin
   Posted Tue January 06, 2015

DISH GARDEN WITH FRESH FLOWERS was sent by Marie Lindsey and Family, Debbie and Dot Tumlin.

In our thoughts and prayers, Marie Lindsey and Family, Debbie and Dot Tumlin


Wanda McCannon
   Posted Tue January 06, 2015
I was so sorry to hear about Diane. She was such a kind person. I will be praying for all of you in the weeks ahead.

Amy Duvall Davis
   Posted Tue January 06, 2015
So sorry for your loss, praying for you during this difficult time. May you feel God's love and comfort all around you.

Randy and Lisa Shuman
   Posted Tue January 06, 2015
We are so sorry for your loss. You all will be in our thoughts and prayers.

Dale Temple
   Posted Tue January 06, 2015
So sorry for your loss. Diane was such a beautiful lady with a kind heart and gentle soul. I can't express the admiration I have for her. She will be missed.

Mary Ruth Brown
   Posted Tue January 06, 2015
We were so sorry to hear of Diane's passing. Praying for comfort for the family.
Mary Ruth & Family

CARLENE NOGGLE
   Posted Tue January 06, 2015
I was so shocked and saddened to hear of Diane's passing. I have been knowing her for a good while. My daddy ( Mr. Walt Lindsey) use to pick her, Mark, Dennis and Carol up on the school bus when they were little kids. She was ALWAYS such a nice person! Please know that I will be keeping you all in my prayers.
In deepest sympathy,
Carlene Lindsey Noggle

Elaine and Terry Cantrell
   Posted Wed January 07, 2015
We are praying for each of you during this difficult time. Diane was such a sweet and kind person. She will be missed by many.
Elaine & Terry

Jessica Boivin
   Posted Wed January 07, 2015
So sorry to hear a about Mrs Diane.
She was such a sweet lady and always had a smile on her face. Praying for you all.

Barbara and Glenn Moon
   Posted Wed January 07, 2015
Diane, Faye, Rita, and myself (Barbara) commuted to Athens to Johnson Business School after graduation. So sorry for your loss. She was a kind and caring person with a wonderful
personality. She will surely be missed.

Lauralee Hunter
   Posted Wed January 07, 2015
Diane was a beloved sister, wife, mother, grandmother and friend and she will be missed. My love and sincere sympathy to her entire family.

Robert and Annette Dowdy
   Posted Wed January 07, 2015
Our deepest sympathy to the children and brothers and sister . She was a very sweet person and will be missed by all who knew her. You will be in our prayers.

Glenn Goldstein
   Posted Wed January 07, 2015
I am very sorry to hear this news! Diane was my high school classmate (GHS '64), and she was always very kind and friendly to everyone. Love to the entire family, and may God be with you all.

Bill Crawford
   Posted Wed January 07, 2015
I am so sorry to hear of your loss..Diane was a GHS classmate of mine (class of 64). She was a very friendly kind and caring person..My sympathies and condolences reach out to all the family..The family will be in my prayers.

Jack Newton
   Posted Wed January 07, 2015
So sorry to hear about Diane. She was always such a kind and gentle person. Praying for her Family. She will be missed by all. May you all find comfort and peace during this time.

Sybil Merritt
   Posted Thu January 08, 2015

SPATHIPHYLLUM was sent by Renna, Sybil, .

Thinking about yall during this time. Your Girls, Renna Herrin, Sybil Merritt, Julianna Neibert


Stacy & Sally Adams
   Posted Thu January 08, 2015
We are so sorry for your loss. Diane was a sweet lady and will be missed by many. You are all in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time, and in the days ahead.

Angie Batchelor Driggers
   Posted Thu January 08, 2015
My prayers and love goes out to you all. Diane will be truly missed.

Dennis & Julie Godbee
   Posted Thu January 08, 2015
May god be with you now
As you face this time of grief
May you know the comfort of the Lord
In your darkest hour of need.
God Bless.....

Sandra (Silvey) Vaughn
   Posted Thu January 08, 2015
Dan and Delaney, so sorry about your mom / grandmother. May God give understanding and peace to you at this time. Look to him for help and guidance.

Pat and Donna Huff
   Posted Thu January 08, 2015
Carol, Mark, Dennis, and family,
We were so sorry to hear of Diane's passing. She was such a sweet lady and she will be missed greatly. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

Marie Burden
   Posted Thu January 08, 2015
I was so sorry to hear about Ms Dianne. She was always such a sweet, sweet lady. I will keep you all in my prayers in the days ahead.

Barbara Overton
   Posted Fri January 09, 2015
I am so sorry for your loss. Diane was a very sweet person. I worked with her when I was in high school at Miss" Pauline Channel's grocery store. We had a lot of laughs. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

Jeni & Mike Norris
   Posted Sat January 10, 2015
Mike and I are so sorry for your loss, you are in our prayers.

charles and ellen clayton
   Posted Mon January 12, 2015
Mark and Susan, We are so sorry to hear of your sister's passing. You are in our thoughts and prayers. May God bless you and your family.

Alberta Smith
   Posted Wed March 25, 2015
I am so sorry for your loss, im just finding out about her passing. I met her by being a fosterparent. She was always sweet and helpful. I believe she had a florist shop for awhile and when my lil girl passed she made the spray for her casket. She will be missed.