Mittie Herndon

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Mittie Laura Herndon


Mittie Laura Herndon, 95, went to be with her heavenly Father Friday morning, July 19, 2013. Visitation will be held from 6-9 p.m., Monday evening at White Funeral Home, Poplarville. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m., Tuesday at White Funeral Home with burial following in the Oak Hill Cemetery.

Mrs. Mittie Herndon was born April 16, 1918, in Poplarville, Miss., to Zeno Brown and Laura Byrd Brown.

She is preceded in death by her parents, Zeno Pollard Brown and Emma Laura Byrd Brown, her husband, James "Buck" Herndon, her daughter, Shirley Holden Reid, her son, Joe Holden, grandson Ronald Phillip Reid and brother, Hayward Brown.

Survivors include three daughters, Carolyn Pipkin of Kenner, LA, Janie McLaury of Vail, AZ, and Sandra (Blake) Senseney of Vancleave, MS; two sons, Lonnie Herndon of Petal, MS and Robert (Corinne) Herndon of Yucaipa, CA; 12 grandchildren, 25 great grandchildren and 11 great-great grandchildren.

Online condolences may be given to the family at

White Funeral Home, Poplarville (601) 795-4982.

Published in the Hattiesburg American on July 22, 2013
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