Harry Bennett Herston – Obituary

by Lynn McMillen
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Harry Bennett Herston, 79, Russellville, passed away on Friday, October 12, 2012 at ECM Hospital.

Harry was a Veteran of the Korean War. He drove for Pet Milk Company, worked at Mullins Ford, and owned Russellville Auto Sales.

The visitation will be 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. Sunday, October 14, 2012 at First Baptist Church of Russellville. The memorial service will follow at 3:00 p.m. with Bro. Richard Parker officiating.

He is survived by his wife of 40 years, Charlotte Wood Herston; daughter, Lisa Herston Willingham (husband, Keith); step-daughter, Melissa Wood Sugg (husband, Joe); step-son, James Hal Wood; grandchildren, Brad Willingham (wife, Katie), Abbie Willingham, Ben Sugg (wife, Amber), Betsy Gardner (husband, Rick), Adam Wood (wife, Stacy), Carrie Wood, Tracy Franklin (husband, Lee), James Wood; great-grandchildren, Cooper Wood, Cody Wood, Baker Franklin; and a host of nieces & nephews.

He was preceded in death by his first wife, Margie Mitchell Herston; son, William Andrew “Andy” Herston, step-son, Mike Wood; parents, William & Thenia Herston; brothers, Gay, Leon, Henry, and George Herston; sister, Thenia Gustin.

The honorary pallbearers will be Brad Willingham, Adam Wood, Ben Sugg, Rick Gardner, Roland Herston, Donnie Herston, Reggie Herston, and Danny Herston.

The family would like to extend a special thanks to the 3rd Floor Palliative Care nurses and staff of ECM Hospital and Dr. Webb for the love and care shown towards our family.

In lieu of flowers, memorials can be sent to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or Feed the Children Ministries, PO Box 36, Oklahoma City, OK 73101.

Spry Memorial Chapel assisted the family

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