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GENERAL GENE HERRON


General Gene Herron, 83, of Rising Fawn, GA, passed away on Sunday, July 7, 2019 at his residence.


General Herron was born in Cartwright, TN and retired from Tipton Steel Electrical and was a member of the Ironworker’s Local 704 (1967 – 2001) Chattanooga, TN. He was a member of the Rising Fawn Church of Christ. He was preceded in death by his parents, John and Hytha Herron and siblings, Lois Layne, Charles Herron, Delbert Ray Herron, Frank Herron, Don Herron, Sue Johnson, and Joann Triplett.


Survivors include his loving wife of 53 years, Jane Heatherly Herron, 3 daughters, Melissa “Missy” (Rick) Breeden, Rising Fawn, GA; Laura Herron, Flintstone, GA; Lisa Davidson, Flintstone, GA; 1 son, Tracy (Macara) Herron, Higdon, AL; sister, Anna Mae Martin, Dunlap, TN; several loving grandchildren along with nieces & nephews.


Funeral services will be held Tuesday, July 9th at 12 Noon in the chapel of Ryan Funeral Home with Minister Larry Judd and Minister Jim Shadwach officiating with interment in the Chattanooga National Cemetery at 2 pm.


To share expressions of sympathy, visit ryanfuneralhome.net.


The family will receive friends Monday from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. and Tuesday from 11 am until the funeral hour at Ryan Funeral Home & Crematory, Trenton.