Norris Herndon

Died: Mon., Jan. 29, 2018


6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Tue., Jan. 30, 2018
Location: Lyons Chapel

Funeral Service

2:00 PM Wed., Jan. 31, 2018
Location: Lyons Chapel

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Mr. Norris Herndon, age 82, of Lyons died early Monday morning, January 29, 2018 at Community Hospice of Vidalia after a brief illness.
Mr. Herndon was a native and lifelong resident of Lyons. He retired from telecommunications with over thirty years of service. He was a veteran of the United States Navy where he served in the Korean War in the China Sea Strait on the Destroyer Alfred A. Cunningham DD752 and the USS SATYR ARL- 23.  Mr. Herndon was a Mason and was a member of  Milliken’s  Creek Lodge 302 and Lyons Lodge  49. He was an avid sports fan. He attended Lyons Freewill Baptist Church.

Mr. Herndon is preceded in death by his parents; Guy and Zelma Herndon, and his brother, L.G. Herndon.

Norris is survived by his wife of 57 years, Jean Herndon of Lyons; five sons,  Dean Herndon Jr. of Lyons,  William ( Mary) Herndon of Lyons, Glenn (Angela) Herndon of Ohoopee, Carl (Gail) Higgs of Gray, and Kenny Jack Higgs of Ohoopee; his uncle, Percy Herndon of Cedar Crossing; and 15 grandchildren, Enis, Carla, Jessica, Jeremiah, Joshua, Trent, Robert, Robin, Wendy, Chester, Allison, Will, Tiffanie, Jay and Niki. Numerous great- grandchildren, nieces and nephews also survive.

Funeral services for Mr. Norris Herndon will be held Wednesday, January 31, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. at  Stewart - Rosier Funeral Service Lyons Chapel with Reverend Rick Wilson, and Reverend  Keith Kirkland officiating. Interment will follow at Ohoopee Cemetery with Masonic Rights. The family will receive friends for visitation Tuesday evening at Stewart-Rosier Funeral Service Lyons Chapel from 6:00 PM until 8:00 PM.

Flowers will be accepted, or contributions can be made to Community Hospice or The Masonic Lodge Children’s Hospital.

Stewart-Rosier Funeral Service Lyons Chapel is in charge of funeral arrangements in Lyons.

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Joyce A Rollins
   Posted Mon January 29, 2018
Ms.Jean and Family,

I am so sorry for your family's loss praying for you all
Love you

Nyra Eason
   Posted Mon January 29, 2018

SPATHIPHYLLUM was sent by Nyra and Jeremy Eason.

Jimmy Warren
   Posted Mon January 29, 2018
Dean, sad to hear this.

I am sorry for your loss.


Sue Rustin Grisham
   Posted Tue January 30, 2018
So sorry to hear of your loss. May you all find comfort in your happy memories. God bless you.

Kendall Curtis
   Posted Tue January 30, 2018

FEATHERY PALM PLANT was sent by Kendall Curtis.

Thinking of all of you during this difficult time. We love you all. Rick, Kendall, Dot, and Trexler

gene underwood
   Posted Tue January 30, 2018
Gene and Sylvia Underwood sends our most heartfelt sympathy to each one of you.Gene and Norris 9worked together for years .We know he will be missed by all.

Beverly and Ivy Toole
   Posted Tue January 30, 2018
GLENN, Will, and Family,
We are so sorry about the loss of your dad. We will keep you all in our prayers as you go through this difficult time.

Whitney Lyles
   Posted Tue January 30, 2018

EASEL SPRAY was sent by Whitney Lyles.

Our deepest condolences and love. Whitney,Matt, Linda, and Jackie

Donna Ann and Al Darley
   Posted Wed January 31, 2018
We were so sorry to hear of your loss. We send our sincere condolences. God bless you all.

Donna Ann and Al Darley

Suzy Smith
   Posted Wed January 31, 2018
My prayers for comfort are with your precious family at this most difficult time.

Frankie Denmark
   Posted Thu February 01, 2018
Dean, Will, Glenn, and family;sorry to hear about your lost, God Bless

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