James Taylor Herring

Published 6:00 am Tuesday, November 25, 2008

Services for James Taylor Herring, of Brookhaven, are 2 p.m.Wednesday, Nov. 26, at Riverwood Family Funeral Service Chapel withburial in Riverwood Memorial Park.

Mr. Herring, 68, died Nov. 24, 2008, at King’s Daughters MedicalCenter in Brookhaven. He was born on March 28, 1940, to StevenHerring and Nora Elliot Herring.

He attended Mississippi School for the Deaf and graduated fromKentucky School for the Deaf. He worked for several newspapers. Hewas a member of Easthaven Baptist Church.

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Preceding him in death were his parents; a son, James RobertHerring; his father-in-law, Dr. W.M. Commander, and asister-in-law, Patsy Commander Vaughn.

Survivors are his wife, Mildred Ann Commander Herring; hisbrothers, Robert Lee Herring and George Elliot Herring; hissisters, Elsie Herring Owens, Mattie Herring Correro and JuliaHerring Hess; his mother-in-law, Sue Commander; a sister-in-law,Sue Carol Trantham and husband, Cecil; and a brother-in-law, HowardVaughn. He was also loved by many nieces and nephews.