January 1, 1969 ~ October 5, 2021
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Paul Agole Ujwok, a former member of the Sudanese embassy, passed suddenly at St. Thomas West hospital in Nashville Tennessee on October 5th, 2021 at the age of 52.
Paul was born January 1st, 1969, in Lafon, South Sudan. In the year 1995 he began his journey to the western world in Nashville Tennessee with some of his closest friends who are still near and dear to him to this day and are considered his brothers. Paul then attended ITT technical institute in Nashville and eventually continued his studies at NDSU in Fargo, ND. He earned his US citizenship in the year 2001 and held the position of vice president of Kurumi Foundation Funds. A small organization dedicated specifically to educating girls of the Pari tribe of South Sudan. He also contributed funds to support the construction of several homes in Lafon. He touched the lives of many and was known for his generosity and wisdom.
He is survived by his four daughters, Adira Marie Ujwok, Kwaro Veronica Ujwok, Ayoum Nyidiji Suzan Ujwok, and Ukumu Kanyaber; elder sister, Regina Akwer; nephews, Uria James, Ukach Jal, Ukello Baara, Ugalla Andrew, Uwinja Libel, Uchan Ukach, Ukello Ukach, Uwar Utong, Athara Ukach, and Ujwok Linyanga Ungendi; and nieces, Nyabaa Utong, Anyango Cecilia, Apieu Jennifer, Apieu Anna, Elizabeth Achan, Ayoo Rebecca, Milton Aweye, Apieu Ukach, and Roda ubuch Ujwok.
He was preceded by his parents; Linyanga Ugendi Ujwok(father), and Abuur Nythigo Adira (mother); brothers, Uwar Utong and Ukongo Bukany; and nephews, Ukadeu Lidou, Nyawala Nythoru, and Achan Akwaro.