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Jimmy Herndon

March 21, 1941 ~ February 18, 2021 (age 79)


Mr. James Grady “Jimmy” Herndon, 79, of Summerville, entered into rest Thursday, February 18, 2021, at Summerville Hospice. 


Born March 21, 1941, in Charleston, South Carolina, he was a son of the late Yarborough E. Herndon and the late Thelma Bowels Herndon.  He retired as a housing manager from the Colleton County Board of Disabilities and Special Needs in 2014 and was a member of Miles Road Baptist Church in Summerville.  Jimmy was a family man, he centered his life around them and took a great pride in supporting his children and grandchildren.  He was an avid Clemson fan. 


Surviving are: his wife, Mrs. JoAnna Pye Herndon; two sons, Jim Herndon and his wife Renelle of Newberry and Jason Herndon of Summerville; and three grandchildren, Tyler, Taylor, and Jessica.  He is also survived by a brother-in-law, Paul Pye and his wife Fran; two sisters-in-law, Paulette Zeigler and Beth Murdaugh and her husband Mark; and a niece, four nephews and a large extended family.


In lieu of flowers, the family has requested that memorial contributions be directed in his memory to; Miles Road Baptist Church, 816 Miles Road, Summerville, South Carolina 29485.


Funeral services will be conducted 2 o’clock Wednesday afternoon, February 24, 2021, from the graveside at Live Oak Cemetery, South Jefferies Boulevard, Walterboro. 


Arrangements by:   THE BRICE W. HERNDON AND SONS FUNERAL HOMES AND CREMATORY, WALTERBORO CHAPEL, 1193 Bells Highway, Walterboro, 843.538.5408.  Visit the registry online at:

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Graveside Service
February 24, 2021

2:00 PM
Live Oak Cemetery
Jefferies Blvd
Walterboro, SC 29488

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