Meridian Star

February 13, 2013

Charlotte Johnson Herrington

The Meridian Star


    Services for Charlotte Johnson Herrington will be held Thursday at 10 a.m. at Highland Baptist Church, with the Revs. Jon Martin and James Ruffin officiating. Burial will be at Forest Lawn Cemetery with Robert Barham Family Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

    Mrs. Herrington, 65, of Meridian died Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013, at Anderson Regional Medical Center. She was a member of Highland Baptist Church. Mrs. Herrington taught school for six years for Meridian Public Schools and in Atlanta, Ga. She attended Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, where she earned a master's degree in religious education. Mrs. Herrington helped establish the Baptist Student Union at Meridian Community College and worked as director for 18 years. She also worked as director of social ministries for the Lauderdale Baptist Association.

    Survivors include her husband, Wayne Herrington of Meridian; daughter, Lauren Henderson and her husband, Alan, of Tuscaloosa, Ala.; father, Joe W. Johnson of Meridian; sister, Lexa Johnson Palmer and her husband, Jim, of Meridian; mother and father-in-law, G.W. and Christine Herrington of Philadelphia; brother and sister-in-law, David and Judy Herrington of Carthage; nieces, Amy Palmer Bates and her husband, Mark, of Leesburg, Va., and Christen Buckley and her husband, Allen, of Brandon; and nephews, Brad Palmer and Jon Palmer, both of Meridian, and Conner Herrington of Carthage.

    She was preceded in death by her mother, Jennie Johnson.

    In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be made to the Cancer Patient Benevolence Fund at Anderson Cancer Center.

    Pallbearers will be David Herrington, Conner Herrington, Brad Palmer, Jon Palmer, Chuck Dooley and Scott White.

    Visitation will be today, from 5 p.m.-7 p.m., at the funeral home.

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