Mary Blythe Herring, 89, enjoyed playing spades and canasta

Mary Blythe Herring
Mary Blythe Herring

Mary Blythe Herring, 89, passed away Thursday, July 25, 2019. A resident of Virginia Beach, she was born in Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina, to the late Charlie and Fannie Blythe.

Mary was preceded in death by her husband, Edward J. Herring; and brother, C.D. Blythe.

Mary loved her family and food, especially Krispy Kreme donuts. She enjoyed staying home, doing puzzles and a playing a good hand of spades or canasta.

Left to keep her memory alive are her daughter, Linda Carpenter (Bert); two sons, Jural Herring (Emi) and Bruce Herring (Bonnie); grandchildren, Cristy Ellis (Brian), Ashley Herring (Troy) and Nicole Carpenter; great-grandchildren, Damon Bonney and Grace Carpenter; sister-in-law, Carolyn Blythe; and sister-in-law’s sister, Nancy Parker.

Visitation will be held from 10 to 11 a.m., Wednesday, July 31, at Woodlawn Funeral Home, 6329 E. Virginia Beach Blvd., Norfolk. A funeral service will follow at 11 a.m. at the funeral home. Burial will follow in Garden of Faith, Woodlawn Memorial Gardens.

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