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Brooks McKee Moore Womack

Obituary of J. K. Womack, Hillsboro, Texas.

J. K. Womack, who died at his home in Hillsboro, Tex., October 8, 1921, was a soldier of the Southern Confederacy, a member of Company K, 4th Louisiana Cavalry. He entered the service of his beloved Southland at the age of sixteen years, and served his country faithfully to the end, He lived to the good age of seventy-five years.

J. K. Womack was one of Hill County's noblest citizens, and had lived there for twenty-five years. His integrity, his faithfullness in duties intrusted to him, his loving care for his family, and his devotion to friends endeared him to all. As a citizen, he lept abreast of the times and formed his opinions after due deliberation, and was firm in his convictions. As a city official, he was honest and faithful to the charges intrusted to his care. By his death, there is a vacant seat in the councils of Hillsboro Camp U. C. V., to which he was endeared by his tru Southern spirit, his fraternal ties of comradeship, and his ever kind and genial disposition.

[From memorial resolutions passed by the Camp as presented by the committee composed of W. L. McKee, Tam Brooks, C. H. Moore.]

SOURCE: Confederate Veteran Magazine, June, 1922.

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