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John Wilfred McDowell

November 5, 1930 ~ January 7, 2022 (age 91)


Mr. John Wilfred McDowell, age 91, passed away on Friday, January 7, 2022 while at Atrium High Point Medical Center.  He was born on November 5, 1930 in Guilford County to the late Newton and Gertrude Rierson McDowell. He was a man of great faith and a perfectionist at all endeavors, which included his talent at playing the guitar. John served his country in the United States Air Force. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by four sisters and three brothers.


Surviving are his brothers, Dan McDowell and wife Aloma of Winston-Salem, and Jery McDowell and wife Linda of Pilot Mountain, and many nieces and nephews.  The family would like to express sincere gratitude to neighbors and friends, Tracy and Chris Henry for providing the loving caregiving over the years.


A memorial service will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, January 13, 2022 at the J.C. Green and Sons Funeral Home in Wallburg with Pastor Ralph Henderson officiating.  His cremains will be inurned over his mother’s grave in the Seventh Day Adventist Church Cemetery in Kernersville.  Online condolences may be sent to the McDowell family at


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Memorial Service
January 13, 2022

10:30 AM

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