<p>Harry L. Herrington, 67, fell asleep in death on Saturday, January 26, 2019, at Providence Health Hospital, Columbia. Born on October 13, 1951, in Sumter County, Harry was the son of Edna Lee Wilson Herrington and the late Emanuel Herrington. He attended Sumter County public schools and graduated from Eastern High School. He also attended Claflin University in Orangeburg. After college, he started working for Campbell Soup with his father and was employed in various capacities until he retired a few years ago. Harry was not a man of many words, but once he spoke, you understood clearly what he was saying. He loved being with his family and was always there to lend a helping hand. He also assisted with the care of his Mother and sister. Harry leaves to mourn his passing: two sons: Harry Tyrone Herrington of Columbia, and Rodney Lionel Herrington of Sumter; six grandchildren: Tyrone Deionte Herrington of Sumter, Essynce Herrington of Charlotte, NC, Ty\'Junae R. Herrington, Jhyran James, Iyonna C. Herrington, and Lee R. Daves, all of Sumter; his Mother, Mrs. Edna L. Herrington of Columbia; four sisters: Carrie L. Preston (Larry) of Millington, TN, Lillian E. Herrington of Columbia, Jacquelyn D. Herrington, both of Columbia, and Roslyn H. Collins of Lawrenceville, GA; a half-brother, Russell L. Williams of Sumter; a half-sister, Flossie Gaile of Hampton, VA; one aunt: Mrs. Rosa B. Smith of Baltimore, MD; and a host of cousins, other relatives and friends. Harry was proceeded in death by his father, Emanuel Herrington; two sisters: Essie Mae Herrington and Delores Carnetha Herrington; and half-sister, Geraldine Lyons. The family will receive relatives and friends at the home of his sister, 35 Godbold Court, Columbia. Visitation will be held Friday, February 1, 2019 from 11:00 a. m. to 7:00 p. m. at the funeral home. Services will be held Saturday, February 2, 2019 at 11 a. m. from the Unionville A. M. E. Church, 1330 Swimming Pen Road, Mayesville, with the Rev. Alvin Webb, pastor, eulogist. The Remains will be placed in the church at 10 a. m. Burial will be in the Unionville A. M. E. Church Yard Cemetery.</p>
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