The funeral service will be conducted at 1:00 P.M., Monday, August 27, 2012 at the Oglethorpe Funeral Chapel, Inc. 607 Kaigler Street, Oglethorpe, Georgia. The Reverend Coley Clark, Jr., pastor of Zion Grove Baptist Church, will officiate. Interment will follow in the Mt. Olive Baptist Church Cemetery, Jallape Road, Byromville, Dooly County, Georgia.
Herman was born February 11, 1952 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to Mary Hill Bearden and the late Grady Bearden. He acquired his education in the public school system of Macon County. He was an alumnus of D.F. Douglas High School.
He moved back to Philadelphia where he was employed as a construction worker. He returned back to Macon County around 1977 whereas he met and married Mary Witchard.
Survivors are his wife, Mary Witchard, Montezuma, Georgia; two children, Janice Bearden, and Herman Bearden, Jr. both of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; mother, Mary Hill Bearden, Marshallville, Georgia; siblings, Grady Bearden, Orlando, Florida, Ella Brown, Fort Valley, Georgia, Gregory Bearden, Marshallville, Georgia, Tracy Bearden (Joanne), Columbus, Georgia, Tyrone Bearden (Mildred), Buford, South Carolina and Janice Johnson, Warner Robins, Georgia; a host of nieces, nephews other relatives and friends.
- Levi(Sunday, September 09 12 10:35 pm EDT)
Even though you are in a far better place now, I hope you are allowed to keep your humor so your new found friends can laugh too. Things will never be the same without you old friend ! ! !
- SARA CLEMONS(Friday, August 31 12 12:48 am EDT)
IT WILL BE THE LITTLE THINGS YOU REMEMBER,THE QUIET MOMENTS,THE SMILES,THE LAUGHTER.AND ALTHOUGH IT MAY SEEM HARD RIGHT NOW,IT WILL BE THE MEMORIES OF THE LITTLE THINGS THAT HELP PUSH AWAY THE PAIN AND BRING THE SMILES BACK AGAIN.(MAY THE COMFORT OF GOD HELP YOU DURING THIS DIFFICULT TIME.)JOHN 5:28-29;ACTS 24:15)
- lynn wilfong and marty robbins(Tuesday, August 28 12 10:27 pm EDT)
he will definitely be missed. he used to get such a kick out of me telling him i was gonna send my son to him. trey could spot "mr. herman" a mile and a half away.
- MELVYNA CURGIL(Tuesday, August 28 12 11:23 am EDT)
I'M SORRY FOR THE PASSING OF DINK HE WILL BE MISSED BY ALL WHO KNEW HIM,YOUR FAMILY IS IN MY PRAYERS.
- patricia(Monday, August 27 12 08:56 am EDT)
- Travis Bearden(Sunday, August 26 12 08:49 am EDT)
Love ya unk. Mtz lost a soldier. Everybody will miss you. Love you always. ~Tramp~
- SHELYN HARPE(Saturday, August 25 12 06:08 pm EDT)
WILL MISS SEEING YOU ALL OVER TOWN AS WE USUALLY DID!!R.I.P. MY FRIEND.
- stephanie(Saturday, August 25 12 03:48 pm EDT)
YOU WILL BE MISSED BY THE OLD CREW OF FILLERS 20 REST IN PEACE.