HERNDON - Jean Ruth (nee Watts) Entered into rest June 22, 2014 after a brief illness. Beloved wife of Edward Herndon Sr.; loving mother of Gladys "G.G.' Herndon-Hill (James Jr.), Brian C. and Eric D.; grandmother of Craig E. Herndon-Hill; dearest sister of George A. (Elizabeth) Watts, the late Joan L. (Arnold P.) Jones and the late Jack C. (Shirley) Watts; also survived by a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. The family will receive friends Friday 5-8:30 PM and Saturday 10-11 AM at St. Philip's Episcopal Church, 18 Sussex St., where a Celebration of Life will be conducted Saturday at 11 AM, the Very Rev. Gloria E. Payne-Carter, Principal Celebrant, assisted by the Rev. Richard D. Meadows Jr. Entombment Rosewood Mausoleum, Forest Lawn Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be sent to the Center for Hospice and Palliative Care, 225 Como Park Blvd., Cheektowaga, NY, 14227. Final arrangements entrusted to THOMAS T. EDWARDS FUNERAL HOME INC., 995 Genesee St.