Cecil D. Womack (25th September 1947 - 1st February 2013), is one of the famous musical Womack brothers. Although lesser known than his elder brother Bobby, he has had some success both as a songwriter and recording artist. Born in Cleveland, Ohio. Womack and his brothers were a gospel group. They changed their name to the Valentinos and became protégés of Sam Cooke. Cecil became the second husband of Motown star Mary Wells in 1967. Together they had three children: Cecil Jr, Stacy and Harry.