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Grady Elijah Herron
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Birth: Mar. 6, 1925
Aiken County
South Carolina, USA
Death: Oct. 31, 2008
Aiken County
South Carolina, USA

Funeral services for Mr. Grady Elijah Herron will be held on Tuesday, November 4, 2008 at 2 PM at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Aiken Ward. Bishop Douglas Welker will officiate. Interment will follow in Bethany Cemetery, Aiken. Pallbearers will be Max R Herron, Alan Snipes, Dean Britt, Lewis Duncan, Creighton Lynes, and Mark Herron. Honorary pallbearers will be, Dr. David Cundy, Dr. Gerald Gordon, Mrs. Karolyn Allen, Mrs. Nancy Roberts, Mrs. Joan McPherson, Mrs. Wendy Sampson, Mr. Willard Hightower, and Mrs. Mary Sizemore, and all other nephews. The family will receive friends on Monday, November 3, 2008 from 6-8pm at George Funeral Home & Cremation Center, 211 Park Ave, SW, Aiken and at the church on Tuesday from 12:30 PM until the hour of service.

Mr. Herron, 83, of Aiken, died Friday, October 31, 2008 at Carriage Hills Living Center.

A lifelong resident of Aiken, he was the son of the late John "Fred" and Nancy Elizabeth Higginbottom Herron. Mr. Herron spent his 83 years on earth being a devoted son, brother, husband of 60 years to his beloved Elizabeth, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, Uncle, friend, merchant and servant. Mr. Herron and his wife were the owners and operators of Herron's Grocery that was located on 711 Hampton Avenue, NE for over 60 years. Together along with family members they serviced the local community until the store burned down in l995.

He was a life long member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and as a young man he served as a missionary. His faith defined who he was and how he conducted his life. His life was one of service to all with whom he came into contact and he was a friend, counselor, and support of many people. His passing was due to complications incident to age.

In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his daughters, Donna Elizabeth Macky, Mary Rebecca Herron, brothers, Dalton Collins Herron, Sr., Robert L. Herron and sister Dorothy H. Clark. He is survived by his wife of sixty years, Elizabeth Durland Herron, brothers, Owen F. (Carey) Herron, Heber T. Herron, both of Aiken; John Burts Herron, Joanna, SC; sisters, Myrtis H. (John) Johnson, Barbara H. Britt, Lottie H. (Mackie) Snipes, Mary Ann H. (Jack) Lynes, brother in law, Tarrel Clark, all of Aiken; grandchildren, Tammy Rebecca McGee, Mary Rena Freeman, Jennifer Ann Metz, and seven great grandchildren.

Memorial contributions may be directed to the American Heart Association, 520 Gervais Street, Suite 300, Columbia, SC, 29201, American Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 11454, Alexandria, VA, 22312, and Arthritis Foundation, 7124 Miami Ave, Cincinnati, OH, 45243. 
Family links: 
  John Fred Herron (1888 - 1952)
  Nancy Elizabeth Higingbottom Herron (1908 - 1980)
  Elizabeth Durland Herron (1920 - 2012)
  Donna Elizabeth Herron Macky (1955 - 1986)*
  Mary Rebecca Herron (1957 - 1971)*
  Grady Elijah Herron (1925 - 2008)
  Myrtis Cecilia Herron Johnson (1926 - 2014)*
  Dalton Collins Herron (1928 - 1979)*
  John Joseph Herron (1932 - 2013)*
  Dorothy Herron Clark (1935 - 2005)*
  Robert Laddie Herron (1947 - 1996)*
*Calculated relationship
Bethany Cemetery
Aiken County
South Carolina, USA
Maintained by: Rena Metz Freeman
Originally Created by: Juanda Owens B.
Record added: Feb 19, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 34006394
Grady Elijah Herron
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Grady Elijah Herron
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Grady Elijah Herron
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I miss you, Grandaddy. I have pictures of you on my fridge and on the wall by the garage door so I can see them everyday as I pass by.
- Rena Metz Freeman
 Added: Aug. 23, 2010
I miss you very much, Grandaddy, and think of you everyday.
- Rena Metz Freeman
 Added: Mar. 10, 2010

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