Mrs. Judy Anne Herndon, age 77, of Honaker, Virginia, passed away Tuesday (August 25, 2020) in a Lebanon, Virginia hospital. Born February 13, 1943 in Dickenson County, Virginia, she was a daughter of the late William Gaines and Edna McGuire Combs. A lifelong resident of the area, she was a 1961 graduate of Honaker High School and was of the Baptist faith. She enjoyed traveling, watching her favorite team, the Atlanta Braves, and cooking, but most of all her greatest love was spending time and taking care of her family.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by one daughter, Karla B. Herndon, and one brother, David Tim Combs.
Survivors include her husband of sixty years, Russell Lee Herndon of the home; one daughter, Kimberly Herndon Dunham and husband, Stan of Saltville; one son, Rusty William Herndon and wife, Robin of Honaker; four grandchildren, Marcus S. Dunham, IV and wife, Vanessa of Honaker, Karlee Dunham Jawad and husband, Sami of Rosedale, Tori Herndon Thomas and husband, Isaiah of Abingdon, and Lexie Herndon and fiancé, Justin Street of Honaker; great-grandchildren, Charleigh Dunham, Lavinia Jawad, and Natalie Jawad; one brother, Larry Dean Combs of Atlanta; several nieces, nephews, extended family, and many special friends also survive.
The family would like to extend a special thank you to New Garden Pharmacy.
Funeral services will be conducted at 7:00 PM Thursday in the Honaker Funeral Home Chapel, Honaker, Virginia with Rev. Stan Dunham and Rev. Jeff Kinder officiating. Graveside services will be conducted at 11:00 AM Friday at Greenhills Memory Gardens in Claypool Hill, Virginia. Those wishing to attend the service are asked to assemble at the funeral home by 10:30 AM to go in procession.
Pallbearers will be Marcus Dunham, Isaiah Thomas, Justin Street, Randy Vernon, Larry Sizemore, and Gary Sizemore.
Honorary pallbearers will be Sami Jawad, MD, Harry Vernon, Stephen Combs, Stuart Combs, and Greg Ball.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may made to Camp Sunshine, 1850 Clairmont Road, Decatur, GA 30033 in memory of Karla Herndon.
The family will receive friends at the Honaker Funeral Home on Thursday from 5 – 7 PM.