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Harry Bennett Herston

Published 2:42pm Tuesday, October 16, 2012

Harry Bennett Herston

October 12, 2012

Harry Bennett Herston, 79, Russellville, passed away Friday, Oct. 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.

Funeral services were Sunday, Oct. 14, 2012, at First Baptist Church, Russellville, with Bro. Richard Parker officiating.

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

He was preceded in death by his first wife, Margie Mitchell Herston; son, William Andrew “Andy” Herston, step-son, Mike Wood; parents, William and 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.

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