Ernest Lee Herrell

Born in Boone, NC on September 6, 1923

Departed on April 21, 2008 and resided in Nashville, TN

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HERRELL, Ernest Lee-Age 84. Passed away April 21, 2008. Born in Boone, N.C., Ernest grew up in Johnson City, Tenn., and served in the U.S. Marine Corps during World War II. He is fondly remembered by customers and co-workers at Cain-Sloan Co., where he retired after 32 years as men's wear buyer. Whether selling shirts, teeing off at Harpeth Hills Golf Course or hoping for a winning hand at his weekly poker night, he enjoyed life to the fullest and passed that love of life down to his children, grandchildren and great-grandchild. Survived by his loving wife of 64 years, Joyce G. Herrell; children, Linda Sweeney Michael, Keith Herrell Robin, Marjo Mecke ; grandchildren, Patrick Sweeney, Shannon Sweeney Call Cory, Nathan Herrell, Caroline Herrell, Melissa Mecke, Christopher Mecke; great-grandson, Britton Sweeney Call. Funeral services will be held 11:30 a.m. Thursday at Harpeth Hills Funeral Home with Dr. L. Joseph Rosas III officiating. Burial to follow at Harpeth Hills Memory Gardens. Active pallbearers, Michael Sweeney, Patrick Sweeney, Nate Herrell, Christopher Mecke, Cory Call, Tommy Keifer. Honorary pallbearers, Charles Fentress, Dave Oldashi, Terry McDonald, Cliff Campbell, Gil Cohen, David Eagen, Jack Curtis. Visitation Thursday 10 a.m. until time of service. Memorial contributions may be made to the Building Fund at Crievewood Baptist Church, 480 Hogan Rd., Nashville, TN 37220.
HARPETH HILLS FUNERAL HOME, 9090 HWY 100, 615 646-9292. www.harpethhills.com

One Comment to Ernest Lee Herrell

  1. Lisa Feezell
    April 23, 2008 12:00 am

    Marjo,

    So sorry for your loss. My prayers are with you and your family. We love you.

    Lisa, Eddie, and the boys.