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James Vernon Herod

November 9, 1926 ~ March 13, 2021 (age 94) 94 Years Old


James Vernon Herod, 94, of Collegdale, TN, passed away on Saturday, March 13, 2021.

James was a WWII Navy Vet, and a member of the Collegedale Seventh-day Adventist Church.

He was preceded in death by his loving wife of 68 years, Roberta Herod; parents, Bradford and Martha Herod; sisters, Marie Scronne, Margaret Cunningham, Mildred Gilwreath; and brothers, Edward, Jerry, and Victor Herod.

He is survived by his children, Carolyn Shupe, Dwight (Janita) Herod, Douglas (Donna) Herod; brother, Gene Herod; sister, Ann Travis; grandchildren, Jodi Steele, Courtney Herod, Amanda Mason, Jason Herod, Lori Akins, Chris Cramer, Jeff Cramer; and 16 great-grandchildren.

A graveside service with military honors will be held at 11 AM on Friday, March 19 at Chattanooga National Cemetery with Pastors Fred Fuller and Dwight Herod officiating.

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The family will receive friends from 6-8 PM on Thursday, March 18 at Heritage Funeral Home, 7454 E. Brainerd Rd.

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Graveside Service
March 19, 2021

11:00 AM
Chattanooga National Cemetery
1200 Bailey Ave
Chattanooga, TN 37404


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