MRS. BARBARA S. HEROD, age 68, of Wildlife Lake Road-Summerville, Georgia passed away Friday (May 7, 2010) morning in a Rome hospital. Mrs. Herod was born in Gaylesville, Alabama on October 15, 1941 to the late Cecil Cleveland Battles and Gertha Lee Gilbert Battles who survives. Baptist by Faith She was in retail sales for many years. She was preceded in death by a brother the late Charles Battles.

Surviving are husband-Donnie Herod; mother-Gertha Lee Battles; sons and spouses, Eddie & Robin Herod of Summerville and Richie & Maggie Herod of Rock Springs, GA.; sisters-Frances Boggs of Shadydale, GA., Thelma Day of Lexington, GA., Mary Jo Pate and Katie Lawhorn both of Butler, GA.; brothers-Buddy Battles of Butler, GA. and Larry Battles of Ranger, GA.; grandchildren-Ethan Herod, Dylan Herod, and Hannah Parrish; several Nieces and Nephews also survive.

Funeral service will be held Sunday (May 9th) at 2:00 P.M. from Graveside in Summerville Cemetery with Rev. Ken Westmoreland officiating; there will be no visitation. The Family request no food and no flowers and suggest contributions to Gideons International or the Church of your choice.

Earle Rainwater Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.