Mildred E. Herd

Mildred E. Herd of Miami, Oklahoma formerly of Picher, Oklahoma passed away Monday Dec. 6, 2010 at Higher Call Nursing Center in Quapaw, Oklahoma.
She was 94.

Mrs. Herd was born August 28, 1916 in Benton, Arkansas to Francis and Alice (Gann) Lane. She had lived in Picher since 1941 and was a member of
the Nazarene Church in Picher, Oklahoma.
She had worked at Picher School as a cook for 17 years.

She married Charley Herd on April 11, 1934 in Arkansas and he preceded her in death on Jan. 7, 1988. She was preceded in death by: her parents; three sons,
Paul Herd, Bobby Herd, Raymond Herd;
one daughter Joyce Farrar; and one brother Lensey Lane.

Survivors includes: three sons, Ron Herd of Commerce, Oklahoma, Charles Herd, Jr. of Broken Arrow, Oklahoma and Jerald Herd of Wagoner, Oklahoma; three daughters, Fay Pettit of Miami, Oklahoma, Jeanette Boyd of Fairland, Oklahoma and Judy Battenfield, of Miami, Oklahoma; 44 grandchildren,
73 great-grandchildren and 26 great-great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be Thursday Dec. 9, 2010 at 2 p.m. at the Paul Thomas Funeral Home Commerce, Oklahoma. Pastor Herman Wood and Pastor Casey Hollingsworth will officiate. Pallbearers will be grandsons. Interment will be in G.A.R. Cemetery in Miami, Oklahoma.