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Wilburn Herald

May 21, 1918 July 14, 2017
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July 14, 2017, Wilburn B. Herald accepted his eagerly awaited homecoming invitation from God. Waiting to receive him, his wife of 61 1/2 years Odessa Faye, his parents Martha Ellen and Rev. Sigel S. Herald, his brother Tommy, his brother-in-law Reuben Turner, two nieces Wanda Faye Suerdick and Linda Lou Lemaster and nephew-in-law Ken Wilson. Also waiting were his father and mother-in-law Will M. and Fanny R. Herald, brothers-in-law Estill, Astor, and Aophir Herald. Sister-in-law Flora Pudas, nieces Patricia and Linda Herald, and nephew W. R. Amis, as well as a multitude of family and friends. He is survived by his daughter, Imogene Herald, his sister Rachel Turner, brother-in-law Beecher (Glenna) Herald, nieces Martha Wilson, Joy Rutan and Becca Sweeney and nephews Sigel and Reuben Turner, Jr. and wife, Gloria, William B. Herald, Estill Wayne Herald, Anthony Herald, and James Herald; great niece, Jessica Robertson; great nephews, Brian Suerdick, and Jordan Turner; and many other loving relatives and friends. Wilburn was born in Breathitt Co., KY 99 years ago. He served in WWII and, upon returning home, completed his education and taught school more than thirty years. He was a life-long member of the United Baptist Church. Though called to war, he was a man of peace. Viewing will be at Cooper Funeral Home Saturday from 3PM-6PM, then from 1PM to 3PM Sunday at Watts Funeral Home, Jackson, KY with funeral at 3PM with Paul Hall, Albert Little, Pat Turner, and Jesse Turner officiating. He will be buried with family at the Buck Herald Cemetery in Breathitt County, KY. In lieu of flowers ,donations can be made in his name to the Buck Herald Cemetery Fund ATTN: Gladys Burton Herald, Jr. 214 Howell Heights, Jackson, KY 41339-9689 or to Hospice of Cincinnati, PO Box 633597, Cincinnati, OH 45263

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Visitation

Saturday

15

Jul

3:00 PM 7/15/2017 3:00:00 PM - 6:00 PM 7/15/2017 6:00:00 PM
Cooper Funeral Home

10759 Alexandria Pike
Alexandria, KY 41001

Cooper Funeral Home
10759 Alexandria Pike Alexandria 41001 KY
United States

Visitation

Sunday

16

Jul

1:00 PM 7/16/2017 1:00:00 PM - 3:00 PM 7/16/2017 3:00:00 PM
Watts Funeral Home

650 KY-15
Jackson, KY 41339

Watts Funeral Home
650 KY-15 Jackson 41339 KY
United States

Service

Sunday

16

Jul

3:00 PM 7/16/2017 3:00:00 PM
Watts Funeral Home

650 KY-15
Jackson, KY 41339

Watts Funeral Home
650 KY-15 Jackson 41339 KY
United States
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