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Earl M. Herriman (1908-1959)
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Born: 3 Apr 1908 Hardeman County Tennessee. 1 2
Married: Mary Justine Boyd (1908-1992) the daughter of Edgar Lafayette Boyd (1887-1952) and Minnie Ethel Bateman (1888-1958) on 19 Dec 1931 in Madison County Tennessee. 3
Died: 22 Jul 1959 . 1
Buried: Hollywood Cemetery Jackson Tennessee.
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Earl M. Herriman
3 Apr 1908-22 Jul 1959

Spouse and Children

       Mary Justine Boyd

E. M. Herriman Dies Early Today Of Heart Attack

Earl M Herriman, 51, of Bemis died this morning at 2:30 in the Jackson - Madison County General Hospital where he was carried ten days ago for minor surgery. He died as a result of a heart attack. Funeral services will be held Thursday afternoon at 3 o'clock from the First Baptist Church in Bemis with Rev. Paul Waters officiating. Burial will be in Hollywood Cemetery. Mr. Herriman was born and reared in Hardeman County in the Piney Grove Community and had lived in Bemis for the past 34 years, where he had been an employee of the Bemis Bag Company since that time. He was a member of the First Baptist Church in Bemis, the J. L. Huff Sunday School Class, The 20-Year Club and the Woodmen of the World Bemis Camp No. 121. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Justine Boyd Herriman, a son, Herrell W. Herriman of Duluth, Minn., his mother, Mrs. Annie Wiggins Herriman or Bemis, three brothers, Oscar Herriman of Bemis, Lester Herriman of Shelbyville, Tenn., and George Herriman of Arlington, Va., three sisters, Mrs. W. E. Pratt and Mrs. Frank Canovan, both of Bemis and Mrs. Wesley Grace of Jackson. His body will be at Smith Fu neral Home until the funeral hour.2


  1. Find A Grave http://www.findagrave.com
  2. The Jackson Sun, 22 Jul 1959, Wed, Page 6
  3. Ancestry.com. Tennessee, Marriage Records, 1780-2002

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