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Feb. 22, 1919-May 27, 2011

Frances Jones Herring, 93, passed away on Friday, May 27, 2011, surrounded by her family.

Funeral services will be held today, May 29, 2011, at 3 p.m. at the chapel of Seymour Funeral Home. Interment will follow at Willow Dale Cemetery.

Frances was born in Southampton County, Va., on Feb. 22, 1918, to the late Wilbur Fisk Jones and Mary Evans Jones, and was reared in Hertford County. Mrs. Herring attended Chowan College as well as East Carolina University. She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church in Goldsboro. Mrs. Herring was a longtime member of the Order of the Eastern Star. She was employed with Farmers Home Administration as Home Agent. Frances was a longtime resident of the Saulston Community, Wayne County.

The family will receive friends today from 2 until 3 p.m. at Seymour Funeral Home.

Frances is survived by her son, George Robert Herring and wife, Patty, of Snow Hill; her daughter, Nancy Stallings and husband, Robert, of Cary; her four grandchildren, George Byron Herring and wife, Kristen, of Newport News, Va., Robert Craig Herring of Snow Hill, Robert Benjamin Stallings and wife, Danielle, of Charlotte, and Seth Harman Stallings and wife, Amy, of Charlottesville, Va.; and her four great-grandchildren, Ava Frances Stallings, Holden Thomas Stallings, Luke Harman Stallings and Reed William Stallings.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, George Harmon Herring, and her brother, Edward Wilbur "Jack" Jones and sister, Mary Louise White.

Flowers are welcome or memorials may be made to the charity of one's choice.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.seymourfuneralhome.com.


Published in Obituaries on May 29, 2011 11:08 AM