Erma Mulford Hersman, 78, of Vinton, Ohio, passed away in Holzer Medical Center, Gallipolis, on Sunday evening, February 24, 2013. She was born in Middleport, Ohio, on December 12, 1934, daughter of the late Theodore W. Whittington and Dorothy Bartrum Whittington. She regularly attended the Fellowship Baptist Church in Gallipolis and she was a faithful volunteer at the Vinton Baptist Church Food Pantry.
Erma was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Mulford in 1961. Surviving this union are two children, Dennis (Pam) Mulford, of Elkhart, Indiana, and Debbie (Rick) Moore of Gallipolis. Also surviving are grandchildren, Chris (Sheena) Moore, Jason (Candace) Moore, Bridgett Dugan, Jessica Dugan, Tammy Batch, Angie Hite; great-grandchildren, Kylie and Brayden Moore, Madelyn Moore, Corina Harlan, Scott Harlan, Taylor Dugan, Branden Fannian; and great, great-granddaughter, Serenity Harlan.
In addition she is survived by a sister-in-law, Yvonne Whittington of Middleport; a special friend, Tom Treleaven of Bidwell; and several nieces and nephews
Erma was also preceded in death by her husband, Eugene Hersman; four brothers, Charles, Clifford, Louis and Leslie Whittington; and two sisters, Marie Buck and Wilma Whittington.
Funeral services will be held 11 a.m., Wednesday, February 27, 2013, at the McCoy-Moore Funeral Home, Vinton, Ohio, with Pastor Phillip Walker officiating. Burial will follow in the Gravel Hill Cemetery, Cheshire.
Friends may call from 5-8 p.m. on Tuesday at the Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be sent to the Fellowship Baptist Church, 600 McCormick Rd. Gallipolis, OH 45631 or the Vinton Baptist Church Food Pantry, 11818 SR 160, Vinton, OH 45686.
McCoy-Moore Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of Erma Hersman where condolences may be sent to www.mccoymoore.com.