Alva Melvin Herd

Alva Melvin Herd

Male 1924 - 2008  (83 years)

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  • Name Alva Melvin Herd 
    Born 10 Dec 1924  Locust, Ozark Co, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 19 Sep 2008  Rogersville, Greene Co, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Alva Melvin Herd, 83, went home to be with his Lord, Friday, September 19, 2008. He was born December 10, 1924, in Locust, Ozark County, MO to Delmer and Geneva (Shaw) Herd. Alva graduated from Gainesville High School in 1942. He served in Germany with the 17th Cavalry Reconnaissance Squadron in World War II. He was a charter member of the First General Baptist Church in Springfield, where he worshiped until his death. Alva was a supervisor at Harry Cooper Supply Company retiring in 1990, after 42 years of service. Alva enjoyed sports, participating in basketball, softball, golf and bowling. He also enjoyed gardening, but most of all, spending time with family. Alva is survived by his wife, Earlene of 61 1/2 years; one daughter and husband, Sharon and Leon Nutt; one son and wife, Greg and Carla Herd; two grandsons, Jerry Nutt and Jordan Herd; one step-granddaughter, Cindy Smith; one step-great-grandson, Travis Boles; two great-granddaughters, Amber Nutt and Myleigh Herd; one brother and wife, Ray and Trinia Herd. He was preceded in death by his parents; one grandson, Michael Nutt; two brothers, Marlin and Paul. Burial will be at White Chapel.
    Buried White Chapel Memorial Gardens, Springfield, Greene Co, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I30232  My Genealogy
    Last Modified 30 Jun 2018 

    Father Delmar Paul Herd, Sr.,   b. 5 Apr 1900, Locust, Ozark Co, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Nov 1983, Ava, Douglas Co, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Mother Geneva Beatrice Shaw,   b. 20 Nov 1903, Pontiac, Ozark Co, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jan 1988, Springfield, Greene Co, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Married ca 1923  Ozark Co, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F8948  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Earlene Dorothy Langston,   b. ca 1926, Tecumseh, Ozark Co, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jun 2010, Rogersville, Greene Co, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 84 years) 
    Married 20 Dec 1946 
    Last Modified 23 Oct 2016 
    Family ID F11446  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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