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Rodney Herndon

August 18, 1942 — October 5, 2015

Rodney Herndon

Miles~Nobles Funeral Home and Crematory announces the funeral services for Rodney G. Herndon, age 73, who passed away Monday, October 5, 2015 at his residence under the care if his family and Spanish Oaks Hospice. He was a native and lifelong resident of Appling County and a retired pipefitter of local Union 177 in Brunswick. He was an active member of the Cattleman's Association and a member and deacon of Mt. Vernon Baptist Church. He enjoyed riding motorcycles and was a loving husband, father and grandfather.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Stephen and Mary Aspinwall Herndon.

Survivors include his wife of 53 years, Hazel Holland Herndon of Baxley; one daughter, Jan H. Griffis and husband Matt of Baxley; two sons, Rick Herndon and wife Ann of Baxley and Mark Herndon and wife Ashley of Cochran, GA; five grandchildren, Ashley Griffis Perry and husband Jim, Jake Herndon, Luke Herndon, Taylor Herndon and Mason Herndon; one brother, Glynn Herndon of Odum; one sister, Betty Griffis of Surrency; several nieces, nephews and other family also survive.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday, October 7, 2015 at 11am at Mt. Vernon Baptist Church with the Reverend Darrell Quinn and Reverend J.E. Blanton officiating.

Interment will follow in the Mt. Vernon Baptist Church Cemetery.

Visitation will be held one hour prior to funeral services at the church.

Active pallbearers will be Delmus Hale, Sam Coleman, Lamar Turner, Victor Williams, Cole Griffin and Jeff Switzer.

Honorary pallbearers will be local Union #177 in Brunswick, Joy Sunday school class and Encouragers Sunday school class.

Friends and family may sign the online guest book at

Miles~Nobles Funeral Home and Crematory is in charge of the arrangements for Rodney G. Herndon.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Rodney Herndon, please visit our flower store.


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