Herbert L. Lemons – Obituary

By  | August 8, 2017 | Filed under: Arab Heritage Funeral Home, Obituaries

Herbert L. Lemons, 87 of Union Grove, died Sunday August 6, 2017 at his residence.
Mr. Lemons was born June 22, 1930 in Morgan County to William Otis Lemons and Nancy B. Whisenant Lemons. He was a 1948 graduate of Union Hill School in Morgan County. He served in the U.S. Army and was self employed in construction until his retirement. He and the former Emily Elizabeth Royster were married for 68 years. He enjoyed working all the time and loved his career in construction, building houses.
He is survived by his wife: Emily E. Lemons; his daughters and son-in-law: Jeanette Cooper and Patti and Marshall Adams; grandchildren: Mandy East and Jamie and Ashley Joyner and Lance; great grandchildren: Claire East, Wyatt Joyner and Drake Joyner; a host of nieces and nephews; close friend Nelson Martin and his Hospice Care Givers. He was preceded in death by his parents: William Otis and Nancy B. Lemons and eleven siblings.
Funeral service will be 4:00 p.m. Tuesday August 8, 2017 at Brindlee Mountain Chapel in Morgan City with Brother: Pearl Jenkins, officiating. Burial will be in Union Grove Cemetery, Lacey’s Spring with Arab Heritage Memorial Chapel and Brindlee Mountain Chapel, directing.
Pallbearers will be Marshall Adams, Jamie East, Lance Joyner, Wyatt Joyner, Nelson Martin, Anthony Adams and Archie Johnson.
Visitation will be 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Tuesday August 8, 2017 prior to the service.

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