Lisa Dianne Womble Voyles-Pool left us on November 4, 2016. Funeral services will be held at 11:00am Wednesday at Rocky Fork Christian Church. Burial will follow in the Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends follow in the Church Fellowship Hall.
Lisa was born March 9, 1967 in Lee County, Sanford, NC to Raymond and the late Phyllis Womble. She graduated Lee County High School in 1984.
She is survived by her husband Kevin Pool, her daughters Kaitlan and Kelsey Voyles, Jordan Pool and Kaylee Pool-Freiley. Also her sister, Cheryl Balke, brother in law Mike Balke and nephew Seth Holder whom she considered a son along with other family members. Lisa was loved by her many friends and brought joy to so many of the lives that she touched.
She was a very beautiful, strong, giving and determined human being. She got the privilege to help many people in her lifetime. One of her greatest accomplishments is founding MICSA in 1997, which has accomplished an alliance and a working cooperation with professionals that serve the victims of sexual assault. She worked at The Bridge Over Troubled Waters, Inc. She joined the agency in 2015. Prior to working as the Houston Regional Coordinator, with the Texas Attorney General's Office, Crime Victim Liaison Officer certified Peace Officer and certified Crisis Negotiator for the Friendswood Police Department. She is a graduate of the National Victim Assistance Academy, the Texas Victim Assistance Academy, the Alvin Community College Law Enforcement Academy and College of the Mainland Basic Instructor Course. Prior to Lisa's position with the Friendswood Police Department she worked for Bay Area Turning Point, Rape Crisis and Domestic Violence Center in many different capacities toinclude: Non-Residential Services Director, Shelter Manager, Sexual Assault Advocate, and Residential Advocate. Lisa came to Houston, Texas from Halifax, Virginia where she worked in a battered women's shelter as the Sexual Assault Case Manager for two years and as the Education Coordinator for a brief time.
Lisa will be greatly missed by her family and all of her many friends who knew her and she will be forever in our hearts.