Lena Herndon

Published 12:00 am Friday, July 10, 2009

Lena M. Herndon
SUFFOLK—Lena M. Herndon, 74, of Suffolk died Tuesday, July 7, 2009, at Sentara Obici Hospital.
She was a native of Wakefield and the daughter of the late Richard Brock Sr. and Matilda Brock.
She retired from Planters Peanut Co. She was a member of St. Mark A.M.E. Zion Church, where she was president of the Senior Choir, deaconess, and a member of Body by Faith and the Stewardess Board. She was also a member of Local Union 26.
She leaves to cherish her memory her husband, James E. Herndon Sr.; four daughters, Linda Rodgers, Hazel Knight (Vernon), Gloria Herndon and Sandra Harris (Dennis) all of Suffolk; and two sons, James E. Herndon Jr. (Mary) of Suffolk and Alton Herndon (Sonya) of Oceanside, Calif.
A funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday at St. Mark A.M.E. Zion Church, officiated by Pastor Wilmers Williams. Interment will be in Holly Grove Church Cemetery. The family will be at 820 Garfield Ave., Suffolk.
Crocker Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.