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John Joseph (Burts) Herron, Sr. - Clinton

May 18

John Joseph (Burts) Herron, Sr., age 80, and widower of Frances Sheppard Herron, died Friday, May 17, 2013 in the Hospice House of Laurens County.  


He was a retired plumber from Ralph Mathis Plumbing Co. in Greenwood. Mr. Herron was a Church of God member, served in the National Guard, and was a Shriner.


He is survived by his son, John J. Herron, Jr., and wife, Sylvia of Cross Hill; a daughter, Dianne H. Deadwyler of Cross Hill; two brothers, Owen Herron, and Heber Herron both of Aiken; four sisters, Lottie Snipes, Mary Ann Lynes, Myrtis Johnson, and Barbara Britt, all of Aiken; four grandchildren, and six great-grandchildren.


He was predeceased by three brothers, one sister, and a grandson, John William Herron.


Funeral Services will be held Tuesday, May 21st, at 3:00 p.m. at the Gray Funeral Home Chapel with burial in Pinelawn Memory Gardens. The family will receive friends Monday evening from 5 to 7 p.m.


The family would like to give a special thanks to the Hospice House of Laurens County.


Memorials may be made to Hospice of Laurens County 1302 Springdale Drive, Clinton, SC, 29325.


The family will be at the home of his daughter, Dianne Deadwyler, 849 Puckett Ferry Road, Cross Hill, SC, 29332.


Condolences may be expressed online at


Gray Funeral Home of Clinton

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