Barbara Jean Herring

February 1, 1923 ~ December 25, 2018 (age 95)



Barbara Jean Herring, 95, of Indianapolis, passed away Tuesday, December 25, 2018. She was born to Beverly and Ruth (McAninch) Nininger on February 1, 1923 in Little Rock, Arkansas.

Barbara worked as a legal secretary at the law firm of Boyer, Tanzler & Boyer, P. A. in Jacksonville, Fla. She was a member of the 1st Baptist Church in Jacksonville, Fla. She learned to play the violin at the age of three. Barbara also played the organ. Barbara loved flowers, especially violets and iris’.  

Barbara is survived by her children; Jack (Janice) Herring of Indianapolis, Beverly Jill (Ron) Helson of Ojai, CA, and Kevin (Monica) Herring of Bakersfield, CA.

Barbara was preceded in death by her husband, Wilson Herring; her parents, Ruth and Beverly Nininger; her daughter, Rebecca Ladd (Herring) Doll; and her granddaughter, Lisa Lynn (Herring) Lockhart.

A memorial service will be February 2nd from 2 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. at Grace Assembly of God, 6822 US-31, New Whiteland, IN 46184. Burial will be at Chapel Hills Memory Gardens.

Arrangements entrusted to Jessen Funeral Home, Whiteland Chapel.

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Memorial Gathering
February 2, 2019

2:00 PM to 4:30 PM
Grace Assembly of God
6822 N. U.S. Highway 31
New Whiteland, IN 46184