Rev. Higdon Herrington, 73, went to be with his Lord and Savior early Thursday morning, October 15, 2020. Due to Covid-19 the family wishes to have a private service.
Bro. Higdon was born July 23, 1947 at “Booger Den”, MS and was raised in the Mississippi Delta. He surrendered to the ministry, received his Masters of Divinity Degree from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth, TX and spent the rest of his life serving the Lord preaching the Gospel. Churches he ministered to include; Roundaway Baptist Church in Lynn, Dockery Baptist Church, Sturgis Baptist Church, First Baptist Church Mathiston, Victory Baptist Church, First Baptist Church Itta Bena, Ruleville Baptist Church and most recently Morgan City Baptist Church.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Preston Boyd and Ella King Herrington; two brothers, Billy Herrington and James Preston Herrington; and a sister, Bobbie Mathis. Survivors include his wife, Helen Smith Herrington of Winona; a daughter, Amy Marie Gammel (Dr. Dewayne) of Winona; a son, Higdon Boyd Herrington (Andrea) of Chesapeake, VA; 2 sisters, Bonita H. Baldwin (Bill) of
Wickenburg, AZ, and Ella Brorson of Big Fork, Montana; two brothers, Preston Boyd Herrington, Jr. (Liza) of Albuquerque, NM and Lester Herrington (Jean) of Brandon, MS and five grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to the Baptist Children’s Village, Ahava Ministries, Inc., P.O. Box 247, Winona, MS 38967 ( which is trying to meet the physical and spiritual need of children in Guatemala) or the charity of the donor’s choice.
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