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Jerry Herndon

March 2, 1937 — March 31, 2020

Hastings resident Jerry Dean Herndon, 83, passed away Tuesday, March 31, 2020, at Mary Lanning Healthcare, Hastings, NE.

Due to COVID-19 directed health measures, a private service will be held in Hastings. Burial will be at Parkview Cemetery in Hastings. Memorials may be given to Alzheimer's Association or Start Over Rover.

Jerry was born March 2, 1937, in Grand Island, NE to Ralph A. & Gladys (Hurt) Herndon. He graduated from Grand Island High School, attended Kearney State College, and Grand Island St. Francis School of Nursing where he received a radiologic technologist degree. Jerry married Beverly Jean Jewell on May 9, 1957, in Grand Island.

Jerry worked for Mary Lanning Healthcare retiring as Administrative Director of Radiology. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church. Jerry enjoyed gardening and planting all the trees and bushes on his property. He loved the outdoors and traveling, always taking the roads less traveled.

Jerry was preceded in death by his parents; adopted son, Todd; sister, Mary Lou Clark; and brother-in-law, Mike Richards.

SURVIVORS:
Wife:
Beverly – Hastings, NE
Sons & Spouses:
Craig & Araceli Herndon – LaVista, NE
Scott & Annette Herndon – Saronville, NE
Grandchildren & Spouses:
Irieri Herndon & Trung Pham
Erandi Herndon & fiancé Tyler Derby
Michael Herndon
Noah Herndon
George Herndon
Jesse Herndon
Harrison Herndon
Andrea & Ryan Adams
Chris Herndon
Great-Grandson:
Jameson Adams
Sisters & Spouse:
Barbara & Elmer Murman – Hastings, NE
Carole Richards – NC

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