Historical records matching John Haven Lomax, II
About John Haven Lomax, II
DENTON | John Haven Lomax Jr., 88, of Denton, died peacefully at his home Tuesday, Feb. 15, 2011, AFTER an extended illness.
The funeral for Mr. Lomax will be at 3 p.m. Friday at Central United Methodist Church by the Rev. Benny Clodfelter. Burial will follow in the Denton Town Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Briggs Funeral Home and other times at the home.
A lifelong resident of Denton, Mr. Lomax was born Oct. 30, 1922, to John Haven Lomax Sr. and Cora Kinney Lomax. A graduate of Denton School, he served in the U.S. Army during World War II under General Patton’s 3rd Army in Europe. He was a lifetime member of Central United Methodist Church where he was very active in many church committees and functions. He worked for Thermo Products for 30 years as Southeast sales manager and vice president of the company. He was a 50-year member of both the Denton Lodge 404 AF & AM and the Denton Lions Club and was a past member of the Davidson County Shrine Club. He was preceded in death by brothers Blanton Lomax and Grayson Lomax and sister Mary Everhart.
He is survived by his wife of 69 years, Geraldine “Jerrie” Johnson Lomax of the home; one daughter, Marcia Everhart and husband Jerry of Concord; one son, John Haven Lomax III and wife Gwen of Charlotte; six grandchildren, Doug Everhart, Cindy Conner, Stephanie Lomax, Haven Lomax, Brad Lomax and Paige Braswell; and six great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to the Central United Methodist Church Memorial Fund, P.O. Box 126, Denton, NC 27239.
Online condolences may be made to www.briggsfuneralhome.com.