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Nellie Pate Herring

February 15, 1932 April 24, 2019
Nellie Pate Herring
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Obituary for Nellie Pate Herring

Mrs. Nellie Pate Herring, 87, life long resident of the Mount Olive area, passed away early Wednesday morning, April 24, at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville.

Funeral services will be held Friday, April 26, at 7 p.m. at Tyndall Funeral Home, officiated by the Rev. Jeff Bartlett and the Rev. Coy Brock, followed by visitation. Committal and burial will be Saturday, April 27, at 11 a.m. in the Maplewood Cemetery of Mount Olive. Friends and family are also being received at her residence. Flowers are welcome, or memorial gifts may be made to Brock’s Chapel Church, 519 Tram Road, Mount Olive, NC 28365, or Jones Memorial Community Church, 2727 Summerlin’s Crossroads Road, Mount Olive, NC 28365.

Mrs. Herring was well known in the area for her expertise in making and altering garments. She had been employed in several area sewing factories through the years, and provided alterations and sewing to her community from her home. She was a life-long church goer, worshipping at Brock’s Chapel Church and Jones Memorial Church.

She was preceded in death by a son, Rommie Herring; her husband, Atlas G. “Jack” Herring; her parents, Clarence H. and Sudie Tucker Pate; sisters, Pearl P. Walker, Ada Mae P. Potter, and Arlene Pate; and brothers, Willis Pate, Clifton Pate, and Paul Pate.

Her survivors include two sons and a daughter-in-law, Bobby F. and Rebecca Bond Herring, and Lynwood G. Herring, all of Mount Olive; a daughter and son-in-law, Rita H. and Frank Correll of Goldsboro; another daughter-in-law, Jim Elizabeth Reaves Herring of Mount Olive; six grandchildren, Sara H. Thornton, Amy H. Raiford and husband, Jon, Lesley H. Mosser, Timothy Herring and wife, Jackie, Lee Davis and wife, Jaboha, and Ashley Davis; nine great-grandchildren; a sister, Lois Rouse Kornegay of Warsaw; brother and sister-in-law, David “Bud” and Chris Pate of Nampa, Idaho; and many nieces and nephews.


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