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,