Vernon Herndon

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Vernon Herndon N. CHARLESTON - Mr. Vernon Hollen Herndon, 72, of North Charleston, entered into his eternal rest Thursday afternoon, November 22, 2012, at the Roper Hospital in Charleston. Funeral services will be conducted 3 o'clock Sunday afternoon, November 25, 2012, from The Brice W. Herndon and Sons Funeral Chapel, Walterboro with The Reverend Michael Frederickson officiating. Interment will follow in Glendale Memorial Cemetery, 2210 Mount Carmel Road, Walterboro. Born February 16, 1941, a native of Colleton County, he was a son of the late Freddie Thomas Herndon, Sr. and the late Margie Cook Herndon. He was a nuclear inspector at the Charleston Naval Shipyard and was of the Southern Baptist faith. He was a member of the Summerville Masonic Lodge, No. 234 - Ancient Free Masons, where he was a Past Master; and was also a thirty-second degree Scottish Rite. He was also a member of the Order of The Eastern Star. He will be fondly remembered for his love of watching the old western movies. Surviving are: his loving and devoted wife of fifty-one years, Mrs. Marie "Cookie" Feagin Herndon; and a daughter, Sandy Herndon Thompkins and her husband Ray of North Charleston. He was preceded in death by a brother, Freddie Thomas Lee Herndon, Jr. and a sister, Eudell Herndon Priester. Flowers will be accepted, or for those that wish, the family has suggested that memorial contributions be directed in his memory to: Roper Hospital, Roper St. Francis Cancer Care, 316 Calhoun Street, Charleston, South Carolina 29401-1125; or donate at www.rsfh.com/cancer. For those who desire, memorial messages and thoughts of condolence as well as memorable recollections about Mr. Herndon may be shared with the family at the online guestbook, www.briceherndonfuneralhome.com. Arrangements by: THE BRICE W. HERNDON AND SONS FUNERAL HOMES, WALTERBORO CHAPEL, 1193 Bells Highway, Walterboro, 843.538.5408. Visit our guestbook at www.legacy.com/obituaries/ charleston

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Brice W. Herndon & Sons Funeral Home
1193 Bells Highway P.O. Box 50
Walterboro, SC 29488
(843) 538-5408
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Published in Charleston Post & Courier on Nov. 24, 2012
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