Wednesday, October 10, 2012 1:00 AM
Services for Caroldine Herrington were held Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2012, at 11 a.m. from Antioch Baptist Church with Dr. Ray Spence and the Rev. James Young officiating. Burial followed in Antioch Baptist Church Cemetery with McClain-Hays Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Herrington, 87, of Collinsville, passed away Saturday, Oct. 6, 2012, at Anderson Regional Medical Center.
She was a member of Antioch Baptist Church. Mrs. Herrington worked for many years as a ward clerk and nurse assistant at Laird Hospital in Union. Mrs. Herrington was an amazing, loving mother and grandmother. She spent her life in service of others. Mrs. Herrington loved the Lord and was a true example of a Proverbs 31 woman.
Survivors include her children, Linda Stembridge of Montgomery, Ala., Anita Griffin (Charlie) of Boone, N.C., Dotty Beemon (Tim) of Meridian, Donna Harrison of Bailey, Bill Herrington (Jami) of Decatur and Dena Bishop (Stanley) of House; grandchildren: Jay Stembridge, Amanda Montgomery, Marty Griffin, Courtney Taylor, Jill Basham, Elizabeth Williams, Andy Harrison, Kim Pickett, Krissy Lewis, Bubba Holmes, Katie Holmes, Brandon Holmes, Morgan Herrington, Eli Herrington, Laura Bishop, Lindsay Bishop and Emily Bishop; great-grandchildren: Megan and Katie Stembridge, Colby and Macy Montgomery, Rachael, Megan and Katie Griffin, Grace Taylor, Walker and Abigail Basham, Kasey, Savannah and Cadence Harrison, Jackson Atwood, Ethan, Alyssa and Gavin Pickett and Jud Lewis; numerous other family members and her beloved pet, Otis.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Allen Herrington; brothers, Marzine and Carlton Smith; her grandson, Tyler Herrington; and sons-in-law, Jim Stembridge and Wesley Harrison.
Pallbearers were Dustin Jones, Mike Dallas, Ricky Smith, Larry Smith, Stan Worrell and Mike Truhett.