Hubert Clifton Herron

Published 10:52 am Wednesday, April 17, 2024

Funeral services were held Saturday, April 13, 2024, at South Pleasant Hill Baptist Church in Prentiss for Mr. Hubert Clifton Herron, 83, who died Tuesday, April 2, 2024, at his residence. Rev. Dr. Robert Collins officiated with interment following in the church cemetery. Johnson Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Hubert Herron was born to the late Matthew and Ella Collins Herron in Prentiss.  He received an education at Prentiss Institute. Mr. Herron worked for twenty five years at Georgia Pacific as supervisor and later became the plant superintendent until he retired and later became a bus driver for Jefferson Davis County School District, retiring in December 2023 after twenty-five years.

Mr. Herron joined South Pleasant Hill Baptist Church at an early age where he served faithfully as Chairman of the Deacon board, Treasurer of the General Baptist Association and BTU Institute, member of the brotherhood and South Pleasant Hill male choir.

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He was married to Barbara Hall Watts Herron, to this union, they were blessed with two daughters and a son.

He was preceded in death by his two sisters, Beulah Armstrong and Katie Atlas; one brother, Luther Herron; one nephew, Louis Armstrong.

Mr. Herron is survived by his wife, Barbara Herron; two daughters, Felesia Herron of Crestview, Florida; and Sharron (Roddrick) Nix of Hattiesburg; one son, Matthew Herron-Nix of Hattiesburg; two brothers, Buford Herron of Sacramento, California; and Alford (Lela) Herron of Dallas, Texas; two sisters, Lela Barnes of Prentiss; and Nora (Odell) Lee of Nipomo, California; four grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; four nieces, nine nephews, one god daughter and many other relatives and friends.