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Jerry T. Herrington

Jerry T. Herrington, 83, of Hayesville, passed away Saturday, Aug. 18, 2018 at his residence. A native of Gwinnett County, Ga., he had lived in Clay County since 1992. Jerry worked for Southern Company for 25 years, retiring in 1992. He was a member of the Woods Grove Baptist Church.

He was the son of the late Jessie Thomas and Lou Cindy Reese Herrington. He was also preceded in death by his step-mother, Mary Odell Cain Herrington.

Surviving are his wife, Sara Jean Still Herrington; two sons, Michael Thomas Herrington and wife, Peggy, of Lawrence-ville, Ga. and Troy Thomas Herrington and wife, Joyce, of Hayesville; three grandsons, Jason Thomas, Brian Thomas and Daniel Thomas Herrington; a step-granddaughter, Hope Haynes; and three great-grandchildren, Peyton Elizabeth and Wesley Thomas Herrington and Anna Jacobson.

Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 22 at Woods Grove Baptist Church with the Rev.’s Scott Sims and Richard Roberson officiating. The interment was in the church cemetery. Pallbearers were Michael, Troy, Jason, Brian, Dave Guetter and Daniel Herrington.

The family received friends from 11 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. Wednesday at Woods Grove Baptist Church prior to the services.

Ivie Funeral Home, Hayesville: was in charge of all arrangements.

Clay County Progress

Mailing Address: PO Box 483, Hayesville, NC 28904
Physical Address: 43 Main Street, Hayesville, NC 28904
Phone: 828-389-8431
Fax: 828-389-9997