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Jeanette Herndon

June 4, 1947 ~ March 9, 2023 (age 75) 75 Years Old

Jeanette Herndon Obituary

Jeanette Herndon, age 75, of Baxley passed away Thursday, March 9, 2023 at Emory-St. Joseph’s Hospital in Atlanta.

Ms. Herndon was born on June 4, 1947 in Baxley to the late Joseph Ernest Herndon, Jr. & the late Sara Nell Bass Herndon. She worked in financial services as a compliance auditor for Primerica Financial Services Mutual Funds and Insurance Company. She was a member of Hopewell United Methodist Church and was a member of the National and Appling County Republican Party. She loved donating her time to events like Relay for Life, Meals on Wheels, Big Brother & Sister programs.  She was preceded in death by a sister, Sue Davis.

Survivors include her sons, David (Karen) Hunter of Meansville and Dane (Meg) Hunter Cartersville; sisters, Martha Lewis of Warner Robbins and Jean (Charles) Davis of Baxley; brothers, Jay (Linda) Herndon of Hazlehurst and Danny (Celes) Herndon of Ella Bell; bother-in-law, Mickey Davis of Baxley; and special friend, Truman Bowen. Eight grandchildren, Grace Hunter & fiancé, Dylan West, Joseph (Stephanie) Frazier, Angela (Harold) Lyon, Stephanie Tanksley, Brittany Tanksley, Emily (Brian) Doxey, Kyle (Chloe) Bradley and Nicole Bradley; and nine great grandchildren, Chase, Bridgett, Luke and Blake Frazier, Noah, Sadie, Farrah, and Jordyn Tanksley, and Rosie Doxey also survive.

Graveside services will be held Sunday, March 12, 2023 at 3:00 pm at Pleasant Grove Cemetery with Rev. Charles Davis and Rev Bobby Gale officiating. 

Active pallbearers will be Keith Lewis, Galen Davis, Jamie Davis, Adam Herndon, Chase Frazier, Joseph Herndon, and Stacy Davis.

Honorary pallbearers will be all friends in attendance and ACHS Class of 65.

Visitation will be held Saturday, March 11, 2023 from 6:00pm until 8:00pm at Swain Funeral Home.

The family requests in honor of Ms. Jeanette, that all who attend wear pink.

Memorial contributions may be made to Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Research (www.komen.org).

Funeral arrangements will be under the direction of Swain Funeral Home. 

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March 11, 2023

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Swain Funeral Home
1632 Hatch Pkwy North
Baxley, GA 31513

Graveside Service
March 12, 2023

3:00 PM
Pleasant Grove Cemetery


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