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Lois Herring

April 26, 1934 July 6, 2016
Lois Herring
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Funeral services for Lois Eloise Herring will be held on July 9, 2016, at 10:00 a.m. at Mt. Bethel Baptist Church on 3255 Belview Road, Leesville, LA under the direction of Jeane"s Funeral Service. Reverends Morris Goins, Richard Partridge, and Huey Haymon will be officiating. Burial will follow in the Mt. Bethel Cemetery. Visitation will be from 6:00-9:00 at Mt. Bethel Baptist Church on July 8, 2016. Mrs. Herring was born on April 26, 1934, in Leesville, LA to Harold and Dora Marshall. She passed away on July 6, 2016. Mrs. Lois was a 1953 graduate of Leesville High School and while there she met the love of her life, Alton Herring. They were married for 61 years. She lived in Houston, TX for 20 years, and spent the rest of her life in Leesville. Most of her life she was a homemaker, but she also worked as a switch board operator. Mrs. Lois was an active member of Mt. Bethel Baptist Church where she worked in Vacation Bible School, cooked, and was a well-loved Sunday School teacher. Mrs. Lois had a caregiver"s heart and always showed her love for children and her family. Greeting her in heaven are her parents " Harold and Dora Marshall, her sisters " Irene Bass, Faye Holdt, and Verda Smith, her brothers " Dalton Marshall and L.W. "Bubby" Marshall, one granddaughter " Krystal Naomi Herring, and one great-granddaughter " Elizabeth Hope Herring. Left to cherish her memory: Husband of 61 years " Alton Herring Sister " Lorene "Tookie" Brady of Jasper TX Sons " Robert Herring of Snook, TX, Raymond Herring and wife Becky of Natchitoches, LA, and Russell Herring and wife Del Ann of Rosepine, LA. Grandchildren " Amanda Herring, Jared Herring and wife Megan, Jessica Mayo and husband Aaron, Regina Talbot and husband Matt, Justin Herring and wife Heather, Dustin Herring, Jace Herring and wife Shawnah, Robyn Ketchum and husband James, and Rachel Herring. Great-grandchildren " Cari, Derrick, and David Godwin; Kyleigh, Brayton, and Gavin Herring; Austin and Paisley Mayo; Matthew and Tyler Talbot; Abigail Herring, and Layken Ketchum Pallbearers will be Jared Herring, Justin Herring, Jace Herring, Dustin Herring, Aaron Mayo, Matt Talbot, and James Ketchum. Honorary pallbearers will be Elton Herring, Gene Haymon, and Daryl Holdt. Words of encouragement may be left at

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