Brother Alvin Edward Herron
PARK CITY – Brother Alvin Edward Herron, 99, of Park City, died Nov. 5, 2012. He was ready to go home to meet his God, and to his beloved wife of 68 years, Beatrice Doyle Herron.
Brother Herron was a Methodist minister in the Louisville Conference of Kentucky from 1946, until his retirement in 1964. The locations where Brother Herron had pastoral charges are as follows: Stephenport, Cub Run, Allen County, Hiseville, Clarkson, Franklin, Bowling Green, Bethel Chapel in Warren County and Grand Rivers, Kentucky.
When Brother and Mrs. Herron retired from the ministry, they moved back to their childhood memories at Park City, Barren County, Ky., where they were residents until their death.
During Brother Herron’s many years of retirement, he continued to preach in revivals and speak when and where he was requested to do so.
Brother Herron was a member of the Methodist Church in Park City and was a 32nd-degree master mason with Park City Masonic Lodge #934 F&AM.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Joseph Stanton and Violet Rutherford Herron; his beloved wife, Beatrice Doyle Herron; a daughter, Gloria Jean Herron; a son, Joseph Marshall Herron; a brother, Joseph Stanton “Bill” Herron; four sisters, Josey Cutliff, Mable Archery, Norine Keith and Edith Mae Alexander.
He is survived by a sister, Virginia McCoy; three sons, Alan Herron (Joyce), Jerry Herron (Pat), Carson Jake Herron (Julena Gay); one daughter Elizabeth Herron Bruner (Lee); a daughter-in-law, Shirlean Herron, wife of son Joe; 11 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren, two great-great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
Visitation is 12:30 until 2 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 8, 2012, at Park City United Methodist Church. The funeral service will be 2 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 8, 2012, at the church, with burial in Evergreen Cemetery.
Patton Funeral Home, Park City Chapel, is in charge of the arrangements.
Memorial contributions can be made to Park City United Methodist Church.