Mrs. Mildred L. Herod, age 92, of Summerville, GA, passed away Sunday (December 28, 2008) morning in a Rome Hospital. She was born in Dekalb County, AL to the late Oscar Shamblin and Ollive Elizabeth Reece Henderson on April 14, 1916. She was a member of the South Summerville Baptist Church. Mrs. Herod was a retired supply clerk for the City of Summerville and was preceeded in death by her husband the late John Cecil Herod on January 6, 1996.
Surviving are her son and daughter-in-law, Donnie and Barbara Herod of Summerville; grandsons- Eddie Herod, Richie Herod, Stacy Herod, Jeremy Herod and Tony Butler; seven Great Grandchildren, several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 2 PM from the JD Hill Memorial Chapel of the Earle Rainwater Funeral Home with Pastor David Craven and Pastor Ken Westmoreland officiating, interment in Summerville Cemetery. Active Pallbearers- Randy Cox, Wayne Cox, Doug Stanfield, Cecil Reynolds, Steve Henderson, Wade Fortner and Wayne McArthur. Honorary Pallbearers – Staff, Employees and Friends of Suites @ Oakview. Visitation will be Monday from 6 until 8 PM at other hours the family will be at the residence of son, Donnie and Barbara Herod, #545 Wildlife Lake Road in Summerville.