Wilma Alberta Herrick, 102, of Covington, KY passed away on Saturday, January 30, 2021. She was a homemaker and a member of Runyan Memorial Christian Church and most recently was attending Crescent Springs Presbyterian Church. Wilma was preceded in death by her husband: Elmer Herrick. She is survived by her children: Jim (Glenna) Herrick, June (Bill) Deegan, Mark (Brenda) Herrick and Philip Herrick; 9 grandchildren and 27 great-grandchildren. Visitation will be held on Friday, February 5, 2021 from 11:00 AM until the Funeral Service at 1:00 PM at Connley Brothers Funeral Home, 11 East Southern Avenue, Covington (Latonia), KY 41015. Interment: Johns Hill Cemetery in Wilder, KY. In lieu of flowers Memorials are suggested to: The Point Arc of Northern Kentucky, 104 West Pike Street, Covington, KY 41011. Online condolences may be expressed on Facebook or at www.connleybrothersfuneralhomes.com.
My family extends our condolences. What stands out to me most about Aunt Wilma is that she was one of the most honest and true people I have ever known - true to herself, true to her family, true to her friends, true to her faith. She approached life with an incredible sense of humor, adventure, and good cheer, even in the face of life's challenges. I remember many happy family Thanksgiving dinners and get-togethers with her and Uncle Elmer, and will always cherish those memories.
Kathy Edinger - Feb 4, 2021
I met Wilma almost fifty years ago when I came to Newport for a teaching job with her daughter June. I quickly became part of the family. Wilma called me her other daughter and she was my “Kentucky mother.” She will be missed. My prayers go out to her whole family. May God bless you all with his love, peace and comfort during this difficult time. Love, Kathy
Erin Murphy - Feb 1, 2021
I’m so sorry for your loss. Wilma was a very special lady. I had the opportunity to visit with her several times as a deacon at CSPC. I’m praying for all of you that you will be able to find peace and comfort in your memories. God bless.
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