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Heather L. Womble

Heather Leigh Womble, 40, passed away Wednesday, February 4, 2015 at Duke Regional Hospital.

She was born in Lee Co. Heather was a graduate of Orange High School and received a B.S. of Recreational Therapy from East Carolina University. She was a member of Pleasant Green United Methodist Church. She possessed an unwavering love of family, friends, and neighbors. Heather’s ability to always see the good in others stemmed from her steadfast appreciation of the blessings she found in the world that surrounded her. Her unyielding happiness will forever be remembered by those blessed by her presence.

Heather is survived by her mother, Gwyn Russell and husband, Jeff; father, Glen Allen Womble and wife, Kay; brothers, Jed Allen Womble and wife, Tonja, Tyler Martin Russell, Benjamin James Russell; nephews, Jace Allen Womble, Kale Andrew Womble and grandparents, James and Marilyn Russell.

A funeral service will be held 11 a.m., Saturday at Ebenezer Baptist Church with Rev. Earl Echols officiating. Burial will follow Pleasant Green United Methodist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends 6 to 8 p.m., Friday at Ebenezer Baptist Church.

The family is being assisted by Clements Funeral Service, Inc., in Durham, N.C. Online condolences may be made at