Graveside services for Mr. Milledge L. Herlong, age 81, of Manchester, will be conducted at 3:30 PM on Thursday, April 25, 2013 at Rose Hill Memorial Gardens with Gary Nester and Bob Ewell officiating.
Visitation with the family will be from 4:00 PM until 8:00 PM on Wednesday, April 24 at the funeral home.
Mr. Herlong passed away Sunday evening at St. Thomas Hospital in Nashville.
Mr. Herlong was born in South Carolina, the son of the late Ulysses and Agnes Bates Herlong.
He was retired from Colonial Corp of America as a plant manager. He was an avid outdoorsman, loving hunting and fishing. He also loved his two little dogs, Molly and Missy.
In addition to his parents, Mr. Herlong was also preceded in death by his loving wife, Dorothy Herlong, one brother, Ulysses Herlong, Jr. and one sister, Dorothy Ann Hair.
He is survived by his daughter, Nancy Herlong of Manchester; his son, Charles Herlong of Manchester; two sisters, Carolyn Crider of Columbia, SC and Lula Way of Orangeburg, SC; and several nieces and nephews.
The family requests memorial donations be made to American Cancer Society, 850 Fort Wood Street, Chattanooga, TN 37403.
MANCHESTER FUNERAL HOME IS HONORED TO SERVE THE HERLONG FAMILY