March 25, 2022, 82, Mount Olive –
Henry Joseph Worrell, 82, resident of the Mount Olive area, passed away peacefully Friday afternoon, March 25, 2022, at his home with his family at hand.
Mr. Worrell was the son of the late Jonathan W. Worrell and Florence Perry Worrell Tucker. He had been married to the late Martha Williams Worrell.
Well known in the trucking industry, he had begun his career hauling produce, and then he took to the open road with Chas. F. Cates & Son Pickle Company where he worked for 25 years, after which he became employed with Allen Canning Co. for another 12 years.
Mr. Worrell is survived by his children, Danny Worrell and wife, Julie, of Mount Olive, Teresa Gay Swinson and husband, Neil, of Mount Olive, and Peggy DeLynn Moody and husband, Mike, of Dudley; nine grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; a brother, Jonathan C. “Buddy” Worrell of Goldsboro; a dear friend and special brother, Ernie Knowles; and a dear friend and caregiver, Tressa Turnage.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday, March 29, at 11 a.m. by the graveside in Maplewood Cemetery in Mount Olive. Officiating will be the Rev. Jeff Dail. Following the service, the family will remain at the cemetery to fellowship with friends and relatives., and at other times, they will be at the Worrell residence.
Flowers are welcome, or for those who wish to do so, memorial gifts are suggested to be made to Mount Olive First Pentecostal Holiness Church, 130 Ed Edmundson Road, Mount Olive, NC 28365.
A Tyndall Service.