Alva Melvin Herd1924 - 2008 (83 years)
Name Alva Melvin Herd Birth 10 Dec 1924 Locust, Ozark Co, Missouri, USA Gender Male Death 19 Sep 2008 Rogersville, Greene Co, Missouri, USA
- 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.
Burial White Chapel Memorial Gardens, Springfield, Greene Co, Missouri, USA Alva Melvin Herd
Husband of Earlene Dorothy Langston. Son of Delmar Paul Sr & Geneva Beatrice (Shaw) Herd.
Person ID I30232 My Genealogy Last Modified 30 Jun 2018
Father Delmar Paul Herd, Sr., b. 5 Apr 1900, Locust, Ozark Co, Missouri, USA d. 7 Nov 1983, Ava, Douglas Co, Missouri, USA (Age 83 years) Mother Geneva Beatrice Shaw, b. 20 Nov 1903, Pontiac, Ozark Co, Missouri, USA d. 6 Jan 1988, Springfield, Greene Co, Missouri, USA (Age 84 years) Marriage ca 1923 Ozark Co, Missouri, USA Family ID F8948 Group Sheet | Family Chart
Family Earlene Dorothy Langston, b. ca 1926, Tecumseh, Ozark Co, Missouri, USA d. 20 Jun 2010, Rogersville, Greene Co, Missouri, USA (Age 84 years) Marriage 20 Dec 1946 Family ID F11446 Group Sheet | Family Chart Last Modified 23 Oct 2016
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