Samuel Emmett Herring, 67, passed away on November 1, 2019 at his residence.
The service was held on Tuesday, November 5, 2019 at Vining Ivy Hill Chapel. Burial followed in the Herring Family Cemetery.
Mr. Herring was born in Putnam County to the late Emmett Posey Herring, Jr. and Ada Elizabeth Gritman Herring. He had worked as a self-employed Carpenter but was also skilled at repairing small engines. He was a member of Lone Oak Baptist Church and had served his country in the Army during the Vietnam Era. He was preceded in death by his son, Samuel Gene Herring and his brothers, Andy and Michael Herring.
He is survived by his loving wife, Donna Herring; his daughter, Donna (Dot) Herring Kinnison; his son, Dakota Junior Emmett Herring; stepchildren, Gene (Nikki) Mason, Chris (Dixie) Mason, Dan (Casey) Adair, Amanda (Micah) McElroy, Rhonda (Wayne) Gibbs and Jessica (Kyle) Martinez-Vicente. He also is survived by his brother, William Herring; two sisters, Gwendolyn Barnes and Betty Joyce (Larry) Powell. He was close to his nephew, Ricky Barnes and his niece, Betty Ann Barnes.
Vining Ivy Hill Chapel handled the arrangements.