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Betty Louise Herrington

Obituary Date: Sunday, August 16, 2020

Betty Louise Herrington, age 90, passed away Sunday, August 16, 2020 at home in Cumming, Georgia surrounded by her loving family. Betty was born November 15, 1929 in Atlanta, Georgia to Joseph and Rebecca Studdard.  She graduated from Girls High in Atlanta. She spent most of her life as a stay-at-home Mother and homemaker.  Later in life, she worked as a Bookkeeper at Jenkins Metal and Supply until retirement. Betty was an active member of Smoke Rise Baptist Church where she served as President of her Agape Sunday School Class for over 12 years.  Her most important role in life was her love for the Lord and her family.

Betty is preceded in death by her parents; husband, Wilbur Herrington; former husband, Allen Whitehead; sisters, Margaret Bates and Joyce Stanfield and nephew, Joe Bates. 

She is survived by her daughters, Elaine Whitehead Brown, Janis Whitehead Jergel and her husband, John; Stepson, Bill Herrington, wife Nina and children Andrew and Eleni; Stepson Tom Herrington, wife Elizabeth and daughter, Caroline; her sister, Rebecca Roper and husband, Bill; Two Grandsons, Brian Wendel and wife, Holly, Andy Wendel and wife, Melody; Four Great-Grandchildren, Garrett, Ashlyn, Brooke and Cora Wendel. She is also survived by her nieces, Sherry Muenchow and Barbara Young and husband, Monty and nephews, Rick Roper and wife Krista, Jason Stanfield and wife Natalie. Great nieces and nephews, Griffin and Kaci Muenchow, Patrick Young, Zach, Meredith, Lizzie and Katie Roper, Joy and Jon Paul Stanfield.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00am on Saturday, August 22, 2020 in the chapel of McDonald & Son Funeral Home, 150 Sawnee Drive, Cumming, GA 30040. Interment immediately following at Arlington Memorial Park, 201 Mount Vernon Highway, Sandy Springs, GA 30328. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her memory to Smoke Rise Baptist Church, 5901 Hugh Howell Road, Stone Mountain, GA 30087.

Condolences may be expressed at

Arrangements by McDonald and Son Funeral Home, 150 Sawnee Drive, Cumming, GA 30040 (770) 886.9899


Funeral Date
08/22/2020 at 11:00AM
Funeral Home
McDonald & Son Funeral Home
(770) 886-9899
150 Sawnee Dr, Cumming 30040