Samuel Herring

Published 5:00 am Thursday, August 9, 2007

Services for Samuel Herring, of Pattison, are 2 p.m. Saturday,Aug. 11, at Galilee A.M.E. Church in Caseyville with burial in thechurch cemetery. Williams Mortuary is in charge ofarrangements.

Visitation is Friday from 1 until 6 p.m. at the funeral home,with family hour from 5 until 6 p.m.

Mr. Herring, 72, died Aug. 3, 2007, at his residence. He wasborn in Courtland on July 20, 1935, to Fred Herring and ClaraHerring.

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He was the retired owner of Sam’s Garage. He was a member ofGalilee A.M.E. Church.

Preceding him in death were his parents, two sisters and onebrother.

Survivors are his devoted companion, Mary Brown, of Pattison;his sons, Tyree Herring, of Brookhaven, and Samuel Herring II, ofIndianapolis, Ind.; his brothers, Joe Herring, of Indianapolis, andChester Herring, of Danville, Ill.; his sisters, Juanita Stewart,Joyce Damus and Claudia Ford, all of Danville; his fourgrandchildren and one great-grandchild.