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Mrs. Jimmie Lea Herren


A graveside funeral service for Mrs. Jimmie Lea Herren, age 94, of Marquez was held Saturday, September 3, 2016 at the Marquez Cemetery. Rev. Billy Bob Evans officiated the service.

Jimmie Lea Herren was born October 28, 1921 in Marquez and was a lifelong resident of Marquez, Leon County, Texas. She was a member of the Clear Creek Baptist Church and was a homemaker. When she was younger, she enjoyed quilting and sewing and made many of her daughter’s clothing. She liked being outdoors and had beautiful flower beds. Ms. Jimmie was preceded in death by her parents, Leonard and Minnie (Powell) Neyland; her husband, J. Pleamon Herren, Sr.; a daughter, Jimmie Sue Ellison; her sisters and a son-in-law, Gene Hamner. She passed away on August 30, 2016 in Centerville.

Surviving family includes a son and daughter-in-law, J. Pleamon Herren, Jr. and Barbara of Houston; a daughter, Linda Hamner of Houston; a son-in-law, Jimmie Ellison of Centerville; eight grandchildren; eleven great-grandchildren and three step-great-grandchildren.

Serving as pallbearers were Joshua Herren, Jason Herren, Seth Ellison, Jared Ellison, Orlando Ayala and Jimmie Ellison.

Funeral arrangements was under the direction of the Walters Funeral Home, Centerville, Texas.  Please log onto to sign the online memorial guestbook and leave condolences for the family.

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