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Wanda Herring

January 16, 1928 — October 29, 2021

Wanda Herring

Wanda Herring, age 93 of the Slater community, passed away on Friday, October 29, 2021 in Gatesville.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 3, 2021 at Scott’s Funeral Home Chapel, with Pastor Charles McKamie officiating.  Private interment will follow at Ater Cemetery.

Wanda was born on January 16, 1928 in Flat, to the late Tom and Ollie Botkin Ingram.  She went to school at Flat, where she was Valedictorian of her 8th grade class.   She graduated from Gatesville High School in 1945 and attended Durham Business College in Austin.  She married John Thomas Herring, Jr. on January 13, 1951.  She worked at Ft. Hood as hospital treasurer for Darnall Army Hospital, retiring in 1988. She loved to laugh and have fun with her family and friends.  She hosted a musical get-together every Monday night for many years with friends and family, playing instruments and singing.  She also loved dancing, playing her fiddle, 84 Dominoes and oil painting.  She was a member of King Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by her husband, John Herring, Jr.; and a daughter, Debra Herring. 

Wanda is survived by sons, Mike Herring, John J. Herring and wife, Barbara; daughters, Marcy Pitts and husband, Tim, Pam Herring; one grandchild, Kori Kortis and one great grandchild, Kutter Kortis.

 

In lieu of flowers, the family has designated memorials be made to King Baptist Church, 601 CR 135, Gatesville, TX 76528.

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