Essie Murray Herron, 77, of Thomasville died Jan. 2, 2010 at East Alabama Medical Center in Opelika.
She was born Oct. 6, 1932 in Andrews, S.C. She was a member of the Thomasville Baptist Church. She was a retired customer service representative for First United Security Bank in Thomasville.
Survivors include her husband, Lewis Herron, Thomasville; three daughters, Donna Murray Phillips, Thomasville, Cheryl Murray Loughran, Auburn, Robin Murray Maroney, Linden; one son, Quillie "Wendy" Murray Jr., Linden; one brother, Everette Browder, Andrews, S.C.; 11 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren.
The service was Jan. 4 at O’ Bryant Chapel Funeral Home in Thomasville at 11 a.m. with Dr. Gary A. Enfinger officiating. Burial was in the Evergreen Memorial Gardens in Thomasville. Memorials may be made to the Thomasville Baptist Church Youth Trip Fund.
Active pallbearers were Johnny Duncan, Jimmy Duncan, Bobby Ziglar, Gary Schmidt, Jim Freeman and Billy Dozier.