BERNEICE LETITIA HERR, 81, retired Local Pastor (former NIC) and mother of the Rev. David Herr, an Elder serving at Calvary UMC in Syracuse in the new North District, died Sunday, Dec. 20, 2009. Visitation will be Wednesday, Dec. 23 from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. at the DeMoney-Grimes Countryside Park Funeral Home, 600 Countryside Drive in Columbia City. A memorial service is scheduled for 11 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 24 at the Columbia City United Methodist Church, 605 Forest Parkway in Columbia City, Ind. Pastors Paul Arnold and Jean Ness will officiate. Burial will follow at a later date. Survivors include: her husband, John Benjamin Herr, Jr. of Columbia City; two daughters, Mary Patricia Chenoweth of Carrier Mills, Ill.; Rebecca L. Vogely of Portland, Org.; two sons, the Rev. David B. Herr of Syracuse; Daniel A. Herr of Fort Wayne; four grandchildren; and four great grandchildren. Condolences can be sent to the Rev. David B. Herr, 12761 N. Camelot Drive, Milford, IN 46542 and to John Benjamin Herr, Jr., 314 E. Hanna Street, Columbia City, IN 46725. Memorials can be given in memory of Mrs. Herr to Whitley County Helpline or Columbia City United Methodist Church Building Fund, 605 Forest Parkway, Columbia City, IN 646725-1255.