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James Elton "Jimmy" Herrington

October 19, 1971 — January 16, 2023

Sasser, GA

James Elton "Jimmy" Herrington

James Elton "Jimmy" Herrington, 51, of Sasser, GA died Monday, January 16, 2023 at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital. Funeral services will be held Thursday, 10:00 a.m. at Mathews Funeral Home. Rev. Jeff Henry and Rev. Brad Hughes will officiate. Interment will follow in Parrott City Cemetery.

Jimmy was born in Dawson, GA and was a graduate of Lee County High School in 1991 and continued his education at Albany Technical College and was employed with Crown  Equipment Company until his failing health. He was a die hard Georgia Bulldog fan and also of dirt track racing. He was a member of and very active with Sasser First Baptist Church.

He was preceded in death by his brother, Spencer Herrington and the mother of his child, Misty Sutton Herrington.

Survivors include a son, Brett Herrington and parents, Bubba Herrington and India Ferguson Herrington all of Sasser, GA.

Pallbearers that will  serve are Robert Edwards, Drew Standley, Clint Ferguson, Adam Ferguson, Clint Hunter,  Allen Flournoy and honorary pallbearers Dylan Hughes and Jonathan Hughes.

The family will receive friends on Thursday from 9:00 am until 10:00 am at Mathews Funeral Home.

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