Mavis Herring


Mavis Jean Herring, 75, of Columbus, died at 1:34 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2016, at Four Seasons Retirement Center.

Born in Minnesota May 9, 1941, Mavis was the daughter of Erhardt and Evelyn Johnson Rust. She married Don Herring and he preceded her in death in 2011.

Mavis is survived by her children, Jennifer (Michael) Langevin of Columbus, Beth (Aaron) Connell of Columbus, Ohio, and Donn (LeaAnn) Herring of St. Louis, Missouri; one sister and one brother; and 10 grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Don; and her daughter, Pam, in 2007.

A celebration of life will be held at 4 p.m. Saturday at First Lutheran Church on 25th Street, Columbus, with Pastor Larry Isbell officiating.

In keeping with Mavis’ wishes, cremation is planned.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent to the Pittsburgh Foundation, 5 PPG Place, #250, Pittsburgh, PA 15222.

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