Herndon, Frances P., 74, of Chester, VA, passed away on Monday, April 2, 2018. She is preceded in death by her parents, Rev. Robert L. and Eddis Poindexter; sister, Catherine Draper; and brother, Fred. She is survived by her beloved husband of 54 years, Wayne Herndon; son, Wayne (Jennifer); daughter, Julanne (Scott); granddaughter, Mackenzie; sister, Sarah Pickel; and many nieces, nephews, and siblings by marriage. Her joys were her faith in God and the love for her family, especially her beautiful granddaughter. She was known to sing anywhere and anytime that the spirit moved her. She also found fun and excitement traveling to the casinos on getaways with her family. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, April 7, 2018 at 1 p.m. at Chester Presbyterian Church, 3424 W. Hundred Rd., Chester, VA 23831. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions be made to Special Olympics Virginia, 3212 Skipwith Rd., Suite 100, Richmond, VA 23294.
Special Olympics Virginia
- Address: 3212 Skipwith Rd Suite 100 Richmond VA 23294
- Website: http://specialolympicsva.org/ways-to-give
- Description: The Special Olympics Mission Remains As Vital Today As It Did When The Movement Was Founded 50 Years Ago In 1968 We Provide Year-Round Sports Training And Athletic Competition In A Variety Of Olympic-Type Sports For Children And Adults With Intellectual Disabilities This Gives Them Continuing Opportunities To Develop Physical Fitness Demonstrate Courage Experience Joy And Participate In A Sharing Of Gifts Skills And Friendship With Their Families Other Special Olympics Athletes And The Community