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Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019
7:00 PM
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Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2019
11:00 AM
Salem Baptist Church Cemetery
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Lou Dove Herndon

December 28, 1922 - January 12, 2019


Lou Dove Herndon "Mama Lou", 96 of Apex, passed away peacefully on January 12, 2019. Mama Lou was the oldest living member of Salem Baptist Church.

She was born December 28, 1922 to the late Guy and Feddie Dove. She is also preceded in death by her husband, Jesse Dallas Herndon; son, Jerry Paul Herndon; and granddaughters, Lynn Herndon and Cynthia Smith. She was a homemaker until she went to work with Corning Glass Works, Raleigh NC, retiring after 22 years of service.

She will be lovingly remembered by her sons, Wayne Herndon (Christa), Stanley Herndon (Debbie), and Charles Herndon (Annette); daughter-in-law, Romona Herndon; 7 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.

The family extends a very special thank you to friends who regularly visited, including Betty Fussell. Mama Lou cherished her family, friends, and especially neighbors Cherie and Doug Gibson. Doug is considered her "fifth son."

A funeral service will be held at Apex Funeral Home on Tuesday, January 15, 2019 at 7:00 PM. Family will receive friends and guests prior to the service from 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM. A graveside service will be held on Wednesday, January 16, 2019 at 11:00 AM at Salem Baptist Church Cemetery.

Memorial Contributions can be made to Salem Baptist Church Youth Fund.

Condolences can be sent to apexfuneral.net
Published in The News & Observer on Jan. 14, 2019
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