Everlena Herrion, 78, died at 6:06 p.m on Saturday, August 30, 2014 at the Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston with her family by her side.
Born January 20, 1936 in Tunica, MS, daughter of the late John Herrion and Blanchie Johnson Pearce she moved from Batesville, MS to Parma, MO in 1963. She confessed her life to Christ at an early age. She was a mother, grandmother, and friend and never met a stranger and was loved and adored by many. She worked for DAEOC Headstart for many years and retired from Purolator after twenty plus years of working.
Preceding her in death was her father, John Herrion; mother, Blanchie Pearce; two brothers, Johnny Herrion and Esau Herrion, one sister, Ethel Lee Irby; and two great grandchildren.
Survivors are five sons, Silvester Herrion, Dobbie (Barbara) Herrion, all of Sikeston, Ricky Herrion of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Pierre Herrion of Essex and Janofsky (Chantal) Herrion of Sikeston; five daughters, Portia (Norman) Cole of Sikeston, Gail (Thomas) Artis of Nashville, Tennessee, Tara Harrion of Essex, Gina (John) Williams of Sikeston and Rita Herrion of Essex; three sisters, Minnie Williams of Memphis, TN, Marylene (Earnest) Hill of Marion, IN, and Amanda Potts of Del Ray Beach, FL; two brothers, Jimmie Allen of Memphis, TN and Louis James Henderson of Batesville, MS; 37 grandchildren, 45 great grandchildren, and 3 great great grandchildren.
Friends may visit on Saturday, September 6, 2014, after 11:00 a.m. at the Watkins & Sons Funeral Home in Dexter, Missouri.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, September 6, 2014, at 1:00 p.m. at the Watkins & Sons Chapel in Dexter, Missouri with Pastor Norman Cole, Jr. of Sikeston and Elder Dan Larkins officiating.
Interment with be in the Macedonia Cemetery in Malden, Missouri with Watkins & Sons Funeral Service of Dexter in charge of arrangements.