BRENDA L. ALFORD HERINGTON
1949 MI – 2011 MI
Photo from Handler Funeral Homes
Adrian, Lenawee Co., MI—30 April 2011
TECUMSEH, Mich.—Brenda L. Herington, 62, of Tecumseh passed
away Thursday, April 28, 2011, with her loving family by her side. Brenda was
born Feb. 4, 1949, in Ypsilanti, the daughter of John W. and Lois E. (Hollaway)
Alford. On Oct. 12, 1968, she married Robert J. Herington at Emmanuel Baptist
Church in Belleville and he survives.
Brenda attended Belleville High School,
graduating in 1967. She also received her associate degree from Georgetown
College in Kentucky. Brenda was a lifelong collector of antiques and worked for
many years as an antique dealer for the Tecumseh Antique Mall.
She enjoyed gardening, playing cards and
researching her genealogy and history. Brenda was a member of the Tecumseh
Garden Club and Tecumseh Missionary Baptist Church. She enjoyed traveling to
Kentucky and Florida as well as taking cruises. She loved spending time with
her family and was an especially devoted grandmother who enjoyed attending
sporting and school events as well as shopping for her grandchildren.
Brenda is survived by her husband, Robert; her
parents John and Lois Alford of Corbin, Ky.; her sons, Jeffrey R. (Jennifer)
Herington of Clinton and Jason W. (Katherine) Herington of Tecumseh; her
brother, John W. (Dawn) Alford II of Ypsilanti; and her three loving
grandchildren, Dominic, Ethan and Brooklyn.
Visitation for Brenda will be at the Tecumseh
Chapel of Handler Funeral Home on Sunday, May 1, from 2 to 8 p.m. and Monday,
May 2, from 2 to 8 p.m. Funeral services will be Tuesday, May 3, at the
Tecumseh Missionary Baptist Church at 1 p.m. with the Rev. Brian Jones
officiating. She will lie in state from noon until the time of service. Burial
will follow at Brookside Cemetery in Tecumseh.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the
American Cancer Society or the March of Dimes. Condolences may be offered to
the family by visiting www.handlerfuneralhomes.com.
AAFA NOTES: SSDI
records confirm the birth and death dates of Brenda L. Herington (SS# issued in
MI), last residence Adrian, Lenawee Co., MI.
See Orville Felton
Alford’s ahnentafel for more information about this family.
Her lineage: Brenda L. MI1, John
William 1928 KY2, Albert Clay 1903 KY3, John William 1870
KY4, John Russell 1839 KY5, John 1806 NC6,
Achilles 1772 VA/NC7, John before 1750 VA8.