Alfred Junior Herring

September 2, 1939 ~ January 3, 2022 (age 82)



Mr. Alfred or as we know him "Daddy" a loving and protective husband, father, son, brother, uncle, grandpa, great-grandpa, and friend to so many. My grandpa called me "Pumkin". He loved to watch Westerns and drive cabs. He took pride in getting his riders where they wanted to go on time. Daddy gained his heavenly wings on January 03, 2022. He is preceded in death by his parents Beatrice Oates and Alfred Herring. (2) Brothers  Levy Oates and Bill Herring. (2) Sisters Thelma Oates and Patricia Oates. (1) Son-in-law Robert Henry.

A graveside service will be held at Grandview Memorial Gardens on Monday, January 10, 2022 at 2:00 pm, an Entombment will follow.

He leaves to cherish his memories his wife whom he called (Ruth) of 60+ years Lue Bertha Herring of Clinton, NC, (4) Daughters Carol of Rocky Mount NC, Linda Banks of Turkey NC, Terry Henry of Salemburg NC, Angela Butler of Jacksonville NC (2) Sons Arness Herring (Michelle) of Morvin, NC and Larry Herring of Clinton NC. (10) Grandchildren Marie, Angela, Eric and Elijah all of Rocky Mount, NC. Anthony Bryant of Saint Charles MD, Krystle Herring of Roseboro NC, Meneka Butler of Jacksonville NC, Tadaryl Butler (April) of Roseboro NC, Stephen Cox of Greensboro NC, Shawn Rich of Greenville NC, Nicholas Banks of Minneapolis, MN. (3) Great-grandchildren Darien Green (Dj), Ayden Thompkins (Bear) and Malakai Green (Milo). (1) Brother Glenn Oates of Mount Pleasant, NC. A host of nieces, nephews, relatives and close friends.

A walk thru will be held on Sunday, January 9, 2022 from  2:00 pm – 4:00 pm at Hope Valley Hawkins Funeral Chapel, 1246 Hobbton Hwy. Clinton.

Daddy cherished his relationships with those who knew him best, he never met a stranger and would always smile and joke with everybody. Special thanks to Sampson Regional Medical Center, Mary Gran Nursing Center, and his appointment trip partners Mr. Larry of Mt. Pleasant, NC. and Mr. Osie Rich, Jr. of Salemburg, NC, New Light Church family and friends.
He had some difficult challenges over the past 3 years, but he always smiled and asked others "were they okay". Daddy, thank you for your part in my story as well as your role in all of our lives. We know that you are in a much better place now. No more pain,  just resting in the hands of the Lord. Continue to watch over us. Love always and forever your wife, family, and close friends. Rest well.

Hope Valley Hawkins is honored to serve the Herring Family.

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