Roy Mitchell Herron, age 93, of Whitwell won his battle with cancer, Thursday, July 30, 2020. Mr. Herron is an Army WWII Veteran. He was a retiree of Joslyn Manufacturing and TDOT. He also attended South Whitwell Baptist Church. He is preceded by his sons, Paul Mitchell and Roy Dale Herron; grandson, Tim Baranski and parents, William and Alma Brunner Herron.
Those left to cherish his memories are his wife of 62 years, Virginia Pearl Brown Herron; children, Virginia (Joey) Layne, John (Deb) Herron all of Whitwell, Jeanette (Frank) Phillips of Las Vegas, NV, Phyllis (Jeffrey) Baranski of Lockport, IL and Sandra (Stan) Rathmell of Washington, IA; 10 grandchildren, 13 great grandchildren, and 5 great great-grandchildren. Several nieces, nephews, and a host of friends.
Graveside services will be 11AM, Saturday, August 1, 2020, in the Red Hill Cemetery with Reverends Roy Terry and Danny Chance officiating.
Arrangements are by Whitwell Memorial Funeral Home, Inc. (423)658-7777.
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