Mrs. Wahweece Herrington, 87, departed this life on July 30, 2022. The family will receive family and friends on Wednesday, August 3rd, from 5:00-7:00 p.m. and again on Thursday, August 4th, from 9:00 a.m. until the 10:00 a.m. service in the Chapel at Chancellor Funeral Home in Florence.
Mrs. Herrington was born on January 7, 1935, to J. T. Young and Fannie DeWease in Winston County, MS. After becoming an adult, she moved to South Jackson, attended business school, and met her husband, C. V. Herrington, Jr. at the Sears and Roebuck store. She lived in the Florence area for the past 20 years. Mrs. Herrington was of the Catholic faith and a member of the St. Jude Catholic Church in Pearl, MS. She worked for Bell South, Continental Trailways, before working in the charter tour bus industry. In later years, she worked as a clerk for Wal-Mart. She loved sewing, cooking, gardening, flowers and playing the piano.
Along with her parents, Mrs. Wahweece is also preceded in death by her husband, C. V. Herrington, Jr.; two grandchildren, John Taylor and Sabella Herrington; and one great grandchild, Madelyn King. She is survived by her sons, David Herrington of Florence, Donald Herrington of Madison, AL and Duncan Herrington, Ph.D. of Radford, VA; daughter, Dianne Herrington (Mark Hawkins) of Raymond; grandchildren, Nathan, Jacob, Eli, Nataschia, Heidi, Michelle, Marie, Dillion, Shelly, John, Jr. Eric and Derick; great-grandchildren, John, Eric, Liam, Parker, Paxton, Ella Grace, Graceson, Savanna, Eriyuana, Lance, Merijayn, Ethan, Caleb, Carson, Khloe, and Kaiden; great-great-grandchild, Sutton; sisters, Rolene Holley of Noxapater and Artie Doris of Clinton; sister-in-law-Dorothy Lambert of Jaycess; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.