Nov. 26, 1942 – Jan. 24, 2021

Elsie Rae Leggett Herrington, 78, a resident of Independence, La., passed away Sunday, Jan. 24, 2021, at her daughter’s residence in Hammond, La.

Funeral services were held at 11 a.m., Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2021, at Mount Gilead Primitive Baptist Church in McCall Creek with Brother Luke Addison officiating. Burial was in the Mount Gilead Church Cemetery.

Visitation was held from 5 to 8 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2021, at Hartman-Jones Funeral Home in McComb, and from 9 a.m., until the time of service on Wednesday at the church.

Mrs. Herrington, who was a member of Mount Gilead Primitive Baptist Church and who worked as a seamstress for American Fabrics in Tylertown and for Rutter Rex in Franklinton, was born to John Simps Leggett and Nancy Victoria Johnson Nov. 26, 1942, in McComb.

Condolences can be shared online at www.jonesfamilyfuneralservices.net.

Hartman-Jones Funeral Home of McComb was in charge of arrangements.

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