Lemma Lorine Herndon, 99, of Eldora, passed away on Monday, Dec. 3, 2012 at the Ellsworth Municipal Hospital in Iowa Falls. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, Dec. 7 at the First Congregational United Church of Christ in Eldora. Burial will follow at the Eldora City Cemetery. A visitation will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 6 at the Creps-Abels Funeral Home in Eldora. Memorials may be directed to the family. To leave a message of condolence for the family please visit our website at www.abelsfuneralhomes.com
Lemma is survived by her sons Caroll (Marie) Herndon of Forest City, Iowa and Leon (Barbara) Herndon of Eldora, Iowa; seven grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; three step-great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren and four step-great-great-grandchildren.