MACON - Frances M. Herin, 87, passed away Tuesday, February 8, 2011 at a local nursing facility. Funeral services and a celebration of her life will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, February 12, 2011 in the chapel of Macon Memorial Park Funeral Home with burial in Macon Memorial Park Cemetery. The Rev. Norm Yukers will officiate. The family will meet friends from 10 a.m. to service time on Saturday at the funeral home. While flowers are accepted, those who wish may make memorial contributions to Pine Forest Baptist Church, 1848 Tucker Road, Macon, GA 31210.
Mrs. Herin, wife of the late Arthur P. Herin, Jr., was born in Washington, GA the daughter of the late Frank E. and Annie Lindsey Samuel. She was comptroller retired from Macon State College and was a member of Pine Forest Baptist Church where she was also a member of the Rebekah Sunday School Class.
A devoted mother, grandmother, great grandmother and great-great grandmother, she will be missed by the family she adored, her daughter, Jane (Mike) McCard of Macon; her sons, Arthur (Connie) Herin of Tifton, James (Myrle) Mitchem of Forsyth and David (Pam) Mitchem of Snellville; her stepdaughter, Joyce (Matt) Tanis of Waldorf, MD; eleven grandchildren; nine great grandchildren; one great-great grandchild and several nieces and nephews.