COMER - Willie Mae Russell Herring, 67, passed away on Monday, February 10, 2014, at the St. Mary’s Hospital in Athens.
Ms. Herring was born in Comer on December 4, 1946, the daughter of the late Joe W. and Clara Mae Pierce Russell. She was self-employed as a nurse and was of the Baptist denomination. Ms. Herring was preceded in death by a son, Ricky Leon Herring.
Survivors include brothers, Roy Russell, Comer, Tony Russell, Comer, and Jody Russell, Comer.
Funeral services will be held at 12 noon on Saturday, February 15, at the Pruitt Funeral Home Chapel with the Revs. James Meadows and Daniel Friend officiating. Burial will follow in the Vineyard’s Creek Baptist Church Cemetery in Comer.
The body is at the funeral home, where the family will receive friends from 10 a.m. until the funeral hour on Saturday. The family is at the home of Mr. Jody Russell, 1118 Duffell-Martin Rd., Comer, GA 30629.
Online condolences can be made to the family by visiting www.pruittfhroyston.com.
Pruitt Funeral Home, Royston, is in charge of arrangements.