Published 9:00 am Wednesday, September 15, 2021
Graveside services were held Saturday, Sept. 11, 2021 ,at Wheeler Cemetery in Bassfield, for Mrs. Rosemary Price, 61, who died Friday, Sept. 3, 2021, at her residence. Bishop Melvin Hudson Sr., officiated with Johnson Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Rosemary Price was born to the late Hester Batimon and Leon Herring in New Orleans, Louisiana. She later moved to Bassfield and joined New Jerusalem Apostolic Church. She began following her dream of becoming a teacher. She studied at University of Southern and William Carey University in Hattiesburg. She earned her Master’s Degree in Elementary Education and Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Science and Associate Degree in Business Administration. She taught for over 25 years in Bassfield.
She was preceded in death by two brothers, Henry Batimon and Kenny Herring and three sisters, Dorothy Brown, Leona Smith and Evelylean Ross.
She is survived by her stepmother, Beverly Herring; daughter, Corinthia Herring; son, John Herring; six brothers, Larry Eaton, Leon Batimon, Robert Herring, Christopher Herring, Willie Herring and Roy Herring; four sisters, Evelyn Hooker, Esther Herring, Mary Dawson and LeAnn Herring; nine grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; close cousin, Jennifer Hathorn; special friend, Carl McLeod and many other relatives and friends.