Obituary of Kay Womble
Kay Womble, 76, of Windsor, Missouri, died Tuesday evening, July 16, 2019, at St. Luke’s East Hospital, Lee’s Summit, Mo., surrounded by family.
She was born June 9, 1943, in Clinton, Mo., the daughter of Elmer Benton Paxton and Elsie Lucile (Wirsig) Paxton. On June 1, 1967, at the Leeton United Methodist Church, she married Gary Eugene Womble and he survives of the home.
She was a 1961 graduate of Leeton High School. During this time in her life, she worked at the former Bank of Leeton and the former Leeton Dairy Queen. Raising her children and keeping the family home was the work she enjoyed most in life. She eagerly attended many ball games over the years for her children and then her grandchildren. She was also an avid Kansas City Royals fan. She enjoyed sewing, flowers, taking care of her yard, gardening, canning, and was an exceptional cook. Time spent with her children and grandchildren was most important to her. She also enjoyed quilting with her sisters and nieces. For a time she worked for Harmon Industries in Blue Springs, Mo., and most recently had worked at the Golden Valley Medical Windsor Wellness Center. She was a member of the Leeton United Methodist Church.
In addition to her husband Gary, survivors include 3 children, Anne Weyrauch (Bryan), Warrensburg, Mo., Tim Womble (Beckie), Lamar, Mo., and Lora Howard (Shannon), Windsor, Mo.; 10 grandchildren, Adam, Noah, and Jenna Weyrauch, Austyn Womble, Paige Todd, Devin White, Jayce Porter, and Ashtyn, Hayden, and Aubrey Howard; 4 great-grandchildren, Lawdynn, Ackston, Addie and Aynslie; a brother, Larry Paxton, Windsor, Mo.; 2 sisters, Thelma Swigert (Jack), Windsor, Mo., and Venita Houk (Bob), Leeton, Mo.; and numerous nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews, and cousins. She was preceded in death by her parents, an infant brother Dwight Elmer Paxton, and a sister-in-law, Toni Paxton.
Funeral services will be 10:00 a.m., Saturday, July 20, 2019, at the Hadley Funeral Home, Windsor, with Pastor Pete Hill officiating. Burial will be in the Laurel Oak Cemetery, Windsor. The family will receive friends Friday evening at the funeral home from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. The family suggests contributions to the Kay Womble Memorial Fund to benefit the St. Luke’s East Hospital ICU Nursing Team and contributions may be left in care of the funeral home.