A memorial service for Sterling Hayden Womble of Hoover, Alabama will be at 11 a.m.,Saturday, July 12, 2014, at Allen & Allen Funeral Home Chapel. Jimmy Clanton will officiate. Sterling was born on April 25, 1972, in Thomas County, Ga. He was the son of Stan H. Womble and Loralee Wilcox Womble. He was employed with Southern CaseArts in Bessemer, Ala. Sterling graduated high school from Thomas County Central High School. He was a veteran of the United State Air Force, where he served three overseas tours with the 9th Special Operations Squadron in suppot of Operation Desert Shield/Storm, Operation Provide Comfort. Sterling loved his family and friends but the joy of his life was his daughter, Abbi and he was a wonderdful son. He is survived by his parents, Stan and Loralee Wilcox Womble of Thomasville; his daughter, Abigail Reese Womble of Trussville, Ala.; brothers, Stuart H. Womble of Plano, Tx., and Seth H. Womble of Thomasville; his grandmother, Ann R. Womble of Thomasville; aunt, Carla W. Barrow (Scott) and their daughter Elizabeth Barrow; uncle, Bill Redfern of Thomasville; and several aunts, uncles and cousins. He is also survived by Ronnie Regan of Thomasville and Matt Hutchins of Pinson, Ala.; Chad McHenry of Calera, Ala.; three of the best friends a person could have. He was preceded in death by his paternal grandmother, Christine Griffin Redfern; paternal grandfather, Johnnie L. Womble; maternal grandmother, Elinor Lorene Davis Hall; maternal grandfather, LeRoy Wilcox. Sterling will be missed by all that loved him. Memorial donations may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project or a charity of your choice. There will be a private burial at Laurel Hill Cemetery at a later date. Family and friends are invited to sign the online guest register at www.allenfh.com.