Dorothy Herbert, 88, died October 27, 2013. She was a native of South Boston, Virginia. She was born February 6, 1925 to the late James and Flossie Booth Conner. She was married to the late Samuel Herbert and spent her career as a nurse. She enjoyed gardening, especially growing African violets. She like crafts such as ceramics and needlepoint. She attended Centennial Baptist Church since moving to Rutledge.

Mrs. Herbert is survived by her children, Larry Nance sand Ruth and Linda Murphy. She was preceded in death by a son Richard Wayne Nance. She also leaves five grandchildren, Lisa, Michael, Courtney, Justin and Lawrence III; and four great grandchildren, Gabriella, Lauren, Kaitlyn and Evan. The family will receive friends from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 6. The funeral service will begin at 2:30 p.m. in the chapel. Interment will follow at Madison City Cemetery.

A. E. Carter Funeral Home has care of arrangements.