Herod, James Vernon

World War II Navy Veteran

  • Monday, March 15, 2021
James Vernon Herod
James Vernon Herod

James Vernon Herod, 94, of Collegdale, Tennessee, passed away on Saturday, March 13, 2021.

James was a World War II Navy veteran, and a member of the Collegedale Seventh-day Adventist Church. 

He was preceded in death by his loving wife of 68 years, Roberta Herod; parents, Bradford and Martha Herod; sisters, Marie Scronne, Margaret Cunningham, Mildred Gilwreath; and brothers, Edward, Jerry and Victor Herod. 

He is survived by his children, Carolyn Shupe, Dwight (Janita) Herod, Douglas (Donna) Herod; brother, Gene Herod; sister, Ann Travis; grandchildren, Jodi Steele, Courtney Herod, Amanda Mason, Jason Herod, Lori Akins, Chris Cramer, Jeff Cramer; and 16 great-grandchildren. 

The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. on Thursday, March 18, at Heritage Funeral Home, 7454 E. Brainerd Road.

A graveside service with military honors will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, March 19, at Chattanooga National Cemetery with Pastors Fred Fuller and Dwight Herod officiating. 

Please visit www.heritagechattanooga.com to share words of comfort to the family.

Arrangements are by Heritage Funeral Home, 7454 E. Brainerd Road. 

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