Raynes Funeral Home
Celestia "Sis" Virginia Herdman
(August 8, 1934 - February 15, 2012)
Celestia Virginia “Sis” Herdman, 77 of Leon passed away Wednesday, February 15, 2012 at C.A.M.C. Memorial Hospital following a sudden illness. She was a Christian and a member Manila Chapel Church. She was a homemaker and loved and cared for her family.
Born August 8, 1934, she was the daughter of the late Warren D. Bowling and Hazel Ellis Bowling. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death in 1998 by her husband of 45 years, Randil G. Herdman; an infant daughter, Diane Kay Herdman; brothers, John Bowling and Vernon Marshall, as well as an infant sister.
Survivors include a daughter, Arettia Hollis of Columbus, OH; sons, Brycle E. (Diana) Herdman of Cross Lanes, Keith A. Herdman of Nitro, and Randil L. (Marie) Herdman of Leon; brother, Curtis Bowling of Leon; sisters, Margaret Brown, Mattia Duty, Barbara Frabott, and Karen Ferguson; 9 grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren, and 2 great-great-grandchildren.
Funeral service will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Monday, February 20, 2012 at Raynes Funeral Home Buffalo with Pastor Sampy Hart officiating. Burial will follow in Shiloah Church Cemetery, Red House. The family will receive friends from 3:00 – 5:00 p.m. Sunday, February 19, 2012 at the funeral home.