Rita Herrington

August 5, 1948 ~ November 17, 2020 (age 72)

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Mrs. Rita Herrington, 72, of Kite passed away Tuesday, November 17, 2020 at her residence following an extended illness.  


Mrs. Herrington was born August 5, 1948 to the late George Willis and Bertha Scarboro Willis.  She is preceded in death by her parents; stepson, Timmy Herrington.  Mrs. Herrington was a member of Kite Church of God. 


Survivors include her husband of 30 years, William Herrington of Kite; son, Joey (Terri) Burke of Swainsboro; daughter, Donna (Ricky) Newsome of Swainsboro; stepchildren, Matt (Jeanette) Herrington of Derring, Michael Herrington of Vidalia, Denise (Raymond) Wingrove of Alabama; brother, Charlie Willis of Kite; sisters, Georgia Mae Palicka of Scott, Linda Ensley of Silva, NC; grandchildren, Caitlin Fluet (Cole), Whitley Clifton (Chris), Christian Newsome, Bailey Burke, Analise Newsome, Hayden Burke, Banks Burke; great-grandchildren, Berklie Bishop, Briggston Buxton, Breau Buxton, Bryer Price, Kade Durden, Gracie Durden, Boe Clifton, Bella Clifton, Rylan Clifton; several nieces, nephews and many friends.


Graveside Service will be 3 p.m. Thursday, November 19, 2020 at Kite City Cemetery with Reverend Allen Meeks officiating.


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Chapman Funeral Home of Swainsboro is in charge of the arrangements for Mrs. Rita Herrington, 72, of Kite.


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Graveside Service
November 19, 2020

3:00 PM
Kite City Cemetery

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