HERRON, PAUL - age 92 of Jacksboro, passed away on Friday December 20, 2013. Mr. Herron who served with the 45th Infantry and participated in the invasion of Anzio Beach, was presented with the following medals: WW II Victory Medal, Combat Infantry Medal, Purple Heart, Good Conduct Medal, Honorable Service Medal and European/African/Middle Eastern Campaign Medal. He was a deacon for 25 years at Indian Mount Baptist Church. He enjoyed his church, Hardees, visiting his friends at the Community Trust Bank and working outside. He loved his family very much. Preceded in death by parents, Jack and Cindy Parks Herron; brothers, Clyde, Wade, Fred and Frank Herron; sisters, Martha Ward, Ethel and Mary Pilkey. Survived by wife, Wanda Herron of Jacksboro; son, David Herron and wife, Teresa of Jacksboro; daughters, Sharon McAfee and husband, Mike of Jacksboro, Kathy Mosca and husband, John of Andersonville, Carol Hope of Knoxville and Sandi Hope of Mt. Juliet; brothers, Robert Herron of Aiken, SC; 10 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren. Family will receive friends 12:00-2:00 p.m. Monday December 23, 2013 at Indian Mount Baptist Church with funeral service to follow with Rev. Charlie Wilson and Rev. Fred Stagnolia officiating. Interment will be in Campbell Memorial Gardens with Campbell County Honor Guard in charge of graveside service. Arrangements by Martin Wilson Funeral Home in LaFollette. Mr. Herron's guest book may be viewed at www.martinwilsonfuneralhome.com
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Martin Wilson Funeral Home
700 West Central Avenue LaFollette, TN 37766
Published in Knoxville News Sentinel on Dec. 23, 2013