Queen Ester (Queenie) Petty-Womack was born on Jan. 31, 1932 in Halifax County to the late Willie Clifton Petty and Rosa Alice Barksdale-Petty.

She passed away on Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2019, at Sinai Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland.

She attended Halifax County Public Schools.

Queenie worked for the General Services Administration for some time and later for North Western High School in Prince George’s County.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Henry Howard Womack, and son JC Womack.

She leaves to cherish her memories one son, Henry J. Womack; one stepdaughter, Mary L. Alexander; seven grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; one sister, Lillian Petty-White; five sisters-in-law, Ressie B. Womack-Royster (Marvin), Rachael Womack-Coleman (Charles), Bonnie E. Chandler-Womack, Thelma Petty-Womack and Flossi Stokes; and a host of loving family and friends.

Services will be held on Thursday, Sept. 12, 2019, at 1 p.m. at Berry Hill Baptist Church located at 1100 River Road in South Boston.

Services are entrusted to Dunn and Sons Funeral Services, Washington, D.C.