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Donnie Herndon

Published: 10/22/2013

Donnie Herndon, age 70, of Newport, passed away peacefully Sunday, October 20, 2013, at his home.

He was a faithful member of Northport Baptist Church with Pastor Kris Brady.

He was preceded in death by his parents Otis and Pauline Herndon, brother Johnnie Herndon, sister Claudine and Ralph Roberts, mother-in-law Louise Reed, and sisters-in-law Wanda Sutton and Rachel Broadbent.

He is survived by his wife Helen Aurelia Herndon, son Darrin Herndon, brothers Ricky and Debbie Herndon and Gary and Alice Herndon, sisters Tammy Herndon, all of Newport; and Karen and Jackie Barrington of Texas; grandchildren Joshua Herndon and Scott Herndon; nieces Maranda Little, Janet and Glenn Phillips, and Angie and Opie Mathis; great-niece and great-nephew Blake and Aubrey Little; and special friends Jerry Ramsey and Randy and Gladys Gregg.

Per his request, he was cremated and no service is planned.

Family and friends may sign the guest register online at

Manes Funeral Home in charge

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