Mr. Herbert McLemore, 81, of Hampton, passed away Jan. 24, 2013. Mr. McLemore was born in Sumner, Ga., the son of the late David Hazard and Eva Lottie Williams McLemore Sr. He was also preceded in death by several siblings and his first wife, Nina Ferguson McLemore. Mr. McLemore served his country in the United States Air Force. He was a member of Hampton First Baptist Church and a member of the Hampton Masonic Lodge, where he had just received his 50-year pin. He enjoyed spending time with family and friends, fishing, traveling, gardening and was known for his famous tomatoes.
Survivors are his wife, Bettie McLemore, of Hampton; children, Pam McLemore, of McDonough, Rita and David Camp, of McDonough, Stanley and Tammy McLemore, of Hampton, Lynn and Freddie Whitt, of Stockbridge, Debbie and Billy Wommack, of Byron, and Kay Park, of Hawkinsville; 13 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren; siblings, Virginia Perry, of Colorado Springs, Eva Horne, of Warner Robins, James Henry McLemore, of Orlando, Horace Carter, of Albany, David McLemore Jr., of Plains, and Louvine Adams, of Plains.
The funeral service for Mr. McLemore will be Monday, Jan. 28, at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Haisten Funeral Home with Rev. Gene White and Junior McLemore officiating. Interment will follow at the Berea Cemetery in Hampton. The family will receive friends at the funeral home one hour prior to the service. Haisten Funeral Home – McDonough, 770-914-8833, haistenfunerals.com.