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John Henry Womble

February 8, 1934 ~ May 13, 2019 (age 85)

John Henry Womble, age 85 of 318 N. 3rd St., Sanford, NC heard God calling.  God was searching for his faithful servant as he roamed the halls of Central Carolina Hospital. John was happy, ready, willing so he answered and went home with the Lord, Monday, May 13, 2019.  

John was born to the late Ernest Womble and Irene Bynum Womble  February 08, 1934, in Goldston, North Carolina.
He attended Goldston Colored High School. In Life he was also known as John Henry, Papa John, Uncle John, Teaching John and Dressing John.

John’s love for the Lord was reflected in his service at Roberts Chapel Church and the community. He was a Sunday School Teacher, Trustee and Former Sunday School Superintendent.

John loved helping people whether it was a ride to work, doctor appointment, or sharing whatever he had. He was known for checking on you and calling you. His calls were like clock work, the same day, this same time each week.

Preceding John in death were his sisters, Ernestine Archer and Yvonne Womble Moore; brothers were Isaiah, Walter and Willard Womble. 

Cherishing John timeless memories are: his brother Benjamin Womble of Goldston, NC; his sisters, Martha Womble of Baltimore,MD and Costella Garland, CA and a host of nieces, nephews, family and friends. 

The family is receiving friends at his brother’s home Benjamin Womble,  465 Horton Road, Goldston, NC 27252.

Arrangements By: Knotts Funeral Home, Sanford

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