In memory of
Betty Jo Herring
In memory of
Betty Jo Herring
Betty Jo Herring Nashville - Betty Jo Bumpus Herring, of Nashville TN passed away peacefully on April 18, 2021. Born April 29, 1936 in Childress Texas to Gene Bumpus and Ruby Edwards, she grew up in Plainview TX where she met her best friend and husband Clyde Lee Herring. She attended SMU, was married in 1955, and graduated from Baylor University in 1957. A gifted pianist and Bible study teacher, she was the ultimate pastor's wife and partner in ministries to congregations large and small across Texas, Oklahoma, and New Mexico. "BJ"s family includes her husband of 65 years, Dr. Clyde Lee Herring of Nashville; her sons, Jeff (Kay) of Nashville, and Lee of Sand Springs, OK, and 6 grandchildren: Jordan, Seth, Kendal (Daniel) Peterman, Scott, Kelsey, and Leah. The family wishes to sincerely thank the excellent caring staff of the Brookdale Green Hills Cumberland and Guardian Hospice. The family will celebrate her cherished life later at Woodmont Baptist Church in Nashville, and at Broadway Baptist Church in Sand Springs, OK. Dr. Nathan Parker will officiate the graveside service at Woodlawn Memorial Park. The family requests that memorial gifts be made to the Herring Family Prehealth Endowed Scholarship Fund, Baylor University at baylor.edu/give, Woodmontbaptist.com, or Broadwaybaptistchurch.com . Online condolences may be shared at AustinFuneralService.com 615-377-0775.
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In memory of
Betty Jo Herring
Betty Jo Herring Nashville - Betty Jo Bumpus Herring, of Nashville TN passed away peacefully on April 18, 2021. Born April 29, 1936 in Childress Texas to Gene Bumpus and Ruby Edwards, she grew up in Plainview TX where she met her best friend and husband Clyde Lee Herring. She attended SMU, was married in 1955, and graduated from Baylor University in 1957. A gifted pianist and Bible study teacher, she was the ultimate pastor's wife and partner in ministries to congregations large and small across Texas, Oklahoma, and New Mexico. "BJ"s family includes her husband of 65 years, Dr. Clyde Lee Herring of Nashville; her sons, Jeff (Kay) of Nashville, and Lee of Sand Springs, OK, and 6 grandchildren: Jordan, Seth, Kendal (Daniel) Peterman, Scott, Kelsey, and Leah. The family wishes to sincerely thank the excellent caring staff of the Brookdale Green Hills Cumberland and Guardian Hospice. The family will celebrate her cherished life later at Woodmont Baptist Church in Nashville, and at Broadway Baptist Church in Sand Springs, OK. Dr. Nathan Parker will officiate the graveside service at Woodlawn Memorial Park. The family requests that memorial gifts be made to the Herring Family Prehealth Endowed Scholarship Fund, Baylor University at baylor.edu/give, Woodmontbaptist.com, or Broadwaybaptistchurch.com . Online condolences may be shared at AustinFuneralService.com 615-377-0775.
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