Alma <I>Wood</I> Herring

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Alma Wood Herring

  • Birth 23 Mar 1939
  • Death 25 Dec 2005
  • Burial Advance Mills, Albemarle County, Virginia, USA
  • Memorial ID 39379863

Alma Wood Herring, 66, of Albemarle County passed away at home on Dec. 25, 2005, after an extended illness. She was born on March 23, 1939, in Charlottesville, Va., to the late Bernard Joseph Sr. and Pearl S. Wood Herring.

She was preceded in death by a sister; Alice Wood Forloines.

She is survived by her husband of 49 years, Gerald Allison Herring; one daughter, Kim Herring Rutland, of Harrisonburg; a son, Christopher Scott Herring; one brother, Bernard J. Wood Jr.; one sister, Laura Ann Spencer; and three granddaughters.

She was retired from State Farm Insurance Co. after many years of service. She was a devoted wife and mother, who enjoyed cooking, gardening and spending time with her family. She was a member of Free Union Baptist Church.

A funeral Service will be held 2 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 28, 2005, at Spring Hill Baptist Church, in Albemarle County, with the Rev. Josh Shifflett officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery.

The family will receive family and friends from 6 to 8 p.m., Tuesday, Dec. 27,2005, at the Ryan Funeral Home, Quinque. The family suggest memorial contributions be made to the Hospice of the Piedmont, 2200 Old Ivy Road, Suite 200, Charlottesville, Va. 22903. Ryan Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

The Daily Progress, Charlottesville, VA, Tue, Dec. 27, 2005


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  • Created by: Marlin Diehl
  • Added: 12 Jul 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 39379863
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Alma Wood Herring (23 Mar 1939–25 Dec 2005), Find A Grave Memorial no. 39379863, citing Spring Hill Cemetery, Advance Mills, Albemarle County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Marlin Diehl (contributor 47001193) .