Meridian Star


January 30, 2013

Kenneth W. Herrington Sr.


    Services for Kenneth W. Herrington Sr. will be held Thursday at 1 p.m. at New Hope Baptist Church, with the Revs. Chris Winkleman and James Gibson officiating. Robert Barham Family Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

    Mr. Herrington, 72, of Meridian, died Monday, Jan. 28, 2013, at Anderson Regional Medical Center. He retired as an educator from the Lauderdale County School System. Mr. Herrington was a longtime member of New Hope Baptist Church where he served as a deacon and Sunday school teacher.

    He is survived by his wife of 51 years, Joann Herrington; sons, Donnie Herrington and Ken Herrington Jr. and daughter-in-law Cheryl Ann, all of Meridian; sisters, Sibil Laird of Guntown, Nell Barker of DeKalb and Martha Lee of Meridian; special brother-in-law, William D. Barker of DeKalb; sister-in-law, Helen Herrington of Philadelphia; and numerous nieces and nephews.

    He was preceded in death by his parents, Gladys and Earl Herrington of Union; parents-in-law, Don and Ida George of DeKalb; four brothers, Johnnie Herrington, Gene Herrington, Lee Herrington and Jim Herrington.

    In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the Baptist Children’s Village or the Shriner’s Children’s Hospital.

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

    Family and friends may sign the online guest book at

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