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Nancy Ann Herman

Mrs. Nancy Ann Herman, age 82, of Como, formerly of Dike, passed away peacefully on Saturday, December 3, 2022, at home surrounded by family. Nancy was born on December 2, 1940, in Cleveland, Ohio, to the late, Henry Packard White and Nancy Hutchinson White.

Nancy Ann Herman

Nancy graduated high school and attended college in Maryland, before moving to Texas with her husband and father of her three daughter’s, Benny Jack Harris.  She later married the late Travis Earl Herman on May 15, 1967.  She was a devoted and loving wife, a homemaker, published author and a pen pal to many. She was of the Baptist faith. She also loved animals and cared for many foster pets throughout her life.

She is preceded in death by her parents; husband, Travis Herman; and her sister, Sandra Addison.

She is survived by three daughters, Dolly Gilliam and husband Rickey of Como, Sandy Arellano and husband Michael of North Richland Hills, and Sue Mitchell and husband Stephen of Sulphur Springs; 11 grandchildren, Ashley Burns, Cary Gilliam, Felicia Baker, Jeremy Allen, Candace McGinn, Kylie Arellano, Savannah Arellano, Colton Arellano, Anthony Arellano, Afton Crissey, Cameron Mitchell; and 17 great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends on Tuesday, December 6, 2022, from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. at Murray-Orwosky Funeral Home, 876 Wildcat Way, Sulphur Springs, TX 75482, before a procession to North Hopkins Cemetery for a 3 p.m. graveside service, with Bro. Wilton McMorris officiating. Pallbearers will be Cary Gilliam, Cameron Mitchell, Kaydon Gilliam, Slayde Teague, Levi Teague, Logan Culp, Anthony Arellano, Colton Arellano, Jeremy Allen; Honorary pallbearers, Aiden Gilliam, Henry Crissey and Hugh Crissey. Memorials in Nancy’s memory can be made to the Hopkins County Animal Protection League.

Arrangements under the direction of Murray-Orwosky Funeral Home. The online register can be signed at

Author: Faith Huffman

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