In Memoriam: Jean E. Herring

December 23, 2010

It is with great sadness that I must relay to you that a cherished member of our UNE community passed away this week.  I know this is difficult news to hear, and particularly this time of year. 

Jean E. Herring of Mullins, South Carolina was a student in our MSW Online program for the past three semesters.  A retired lab technician, she was heralded at one time as "Miss Mullins" in her hometown, and also as a Junior Miss Southern 500.  She was a member of the Lake Swamp Baptist Church.

Visitation will be held this evening from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Cox-Collins Funeral Home in Mullins, with funeral services scheduled for 2 p.m. on Friday, December 24.  Memorials may be made to McLeod Hospice, P.O. Box 100551, Florence, SC 29502.

Our thoughts are with her family and friends during this time.


Danielle N. Ripich Ph.D.
University of New England

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