Allen Herrin, 70, died Sunday evening, July 26, 2020, at Harborview of Pierce County in Blackshear, after an extended illness.

He was a native of Screven, but had lived most of his life in Blackshear. He was formerly employed by his father’s taxi service in Waycross, Pierce County Board of Education as a bus driver for nine years and he was the owner/operator of his lawn mower shop and lawn care business. He was a member of Emmanuel Baptist Church in Blackshear and the Lions Club.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Milton “Red” Herrin and Joyce Lynn Herrin; father-in-law, J. P. Jordan; mother-in-law, Ada Jordan and step-mother-in-law, Bessie Jordan.

Survivors include his wife of 47 years, Barbara Jordan Herrin, Blackshear; two children, Jacob Herrin, Brunswick, and Lynada Taylor (Jason), Blackshear; five grandchildren, Ethan Herrin, Skyler Taylor, Kaylin Herrin, Jayden Taylor and Allie Herrin; one sister, Cynthia Greene (Jerry), Blackshear; brother-in-law, Charles Jordan (Stella) of Virginia and other relatives.

Visitation will take place from 7-9 p.m. Friday, July 31, at the funeral home.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 1, from the Music Funeral Home Chapel.  

Interment will follow in Rome Cemetery in Dixie Union. 

Sympathy may be expressed by signing the online guestbook, viewing the video tribute or funeral service recording at

Music Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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