Eteen “Dump” Metts Herndon, age 82, of Bristol, died Thursday, January 2, 2020 at her residence under the care of Comfort Care Hospice.
Mrs. Herndon was born October 11, 1937 in Bacon County to the late Homer Metts and the late Lessie Boatright Metts. She was a member of Baxley Church of God and a retired seamstress with Bailey Boys.
In addition to her parents, Mrs. Herndon was preceded in death by her husband, Glynn Herndon, a son, Glenvis Dale Herndon, brothers, Eugene Metts, Dod Metts, Ronnie Metts, Jerry “Man” Metts, and Thomas Metts; and sisters, Faye Metts and Thetis Bryson.
Survivors include her daughters & sons in law, Lynn & Bub Moody of Baxley, Patricia & Glendale Sullivan of Bristol; son & daughter in law, Gary & Shanda Herndon of Odum; and sisters & brother-in-law, Faye & Tommy Howell of Blackshear, Jean Clark of Bristol, and Sue Smith of Alma. Eight grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren & one great-great grandchild also survive.
Funeral services will be held Sunday, January 5, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. in the Chapel of Swain Funeral Home with Rev. David Herndon, Rev. Bill Gardner, and Elder Jerry Lightsey officiating.
Interment will follow in Big Creek Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery.
Active pallbearers will be her nephews, Eddie Metts, Bobby Metts, Richard Leonard, Anthony Smith, Timmy Smith, Homer Bryson, Bobby Bryson, Danny Williamson, Tommy Metts, and Keith Tucker.
Honorary pallbearers will be Pam Maxwell, Margaret Whitley, the Staff of Comfort Care Hospice, and all those in attendance.
Visitation will be Saturday evening, from 6:00 until 8:00 pm, at Swain Funeral Home.
Arrangements are under the direction of Swain Funeral Home.
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