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Joe Herron 1934—2018
Joe Willard Herron 84, of Rockford passed away Monday, January 07, 2019 surrounded by family. Born June 13, 1934 in Jackson, TN., to Milton & Roberta Herron. He was a member of New Zion Missionary Baptist Church and a musician for United Faith for over 30 years.
Joe was employed by Swift for more than 18 years ~ later accepting the position as janitor at New Zion M.B. Church where he worked for over 20 years retiring at age 70.
He was joined in holy matrimony with Jean Carolyn Herron for 61 years, to this union two children were born.
Joe leaves to cherish his memories, Jean Carolyn Herron; his sons, Rev. Joseph E. (Delores) Herron, and Deacon Michael (Tina) Herron; three sisters, Mary Herron of Rockford, Patsy Hereford, and Velva Howard of Nashville, TN; 12 grand children, 15 great grandchildren and a host of other nieces, nephews and relatives whom loved him very much.
Predeceased by both parents, three sisters, Alice Taylor, Polly Hagman, and Cora Gillard; brother, Millard Herron; nephew Michael A. Herron; and two grand children, Jamaya and Joeqavion.
Services will be held 11am Monday, January 14, 2019 at New Zion Missionary Baptist Church 604 Salter Ave, with visitation from 9am until time of service. Entombment in Sunset Memorial Gardens. Arrangements completed by Collins & Stone Funeral Home 128 S Fifth Street.
Published in Rockford Register Star from Jan. 11 to Jan. 13, 2019
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