Patsy D. Herring, 77, Jasper

Patsy Dean Herring, 77, Jasper, died at 4:43 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 22, 2013, at her home.

She was born in Whittington, Ill., Jan. 19, 1936, to Loria and Pearl (Monday) Whittington. She married Donald Herring on Sept. 14, 1957, in Heights Church of God in West Frankfort, Ill.

Surviving are her husband, Donald Herring; three daughters, Dianna Thomas and Dawn Herring of Jasper and Kimberly Norman and husband Wayne of Richland; a son, Darryl Herring of Jasper; a sister, Peggy McCann of Ewing, Ill.; a brother, Tom Whittington and wife Sue of Benton, Ill.; eight grandchildren; three step-grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

Mrs. Herring retired after 25 years with Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center in Jasper where she was a unit secretary and then she was a caregiver for several patients. She enjoyed crocheting and plastic canvas crafts.

The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Becher & Kluesner North Chapel in Jasper. Pastor Darrell Wineinger will officiate. Burial will be at a later date.

Friends may call from  2 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to Memorial Hospital, Gentiva Hospice or a favorite charity.

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