Posted: Wed 12:55 PM, Jan 08, 2014
Funeral Home: Hillier Funeral Home January 30, 1944 – January 5, 2014
Michael George Hereford, 69, of Bryan, went to be with his Lord on Sunday, January 5, 2014. A time for family to receive friends will be from 6:00- 8:00 pm on Wednesday, January 8, 2014 at Hillier Funeral Home.
Services will be held at 1:00 pm on Thursday, January 9, 2014 at Reliance Baptist Church, 6925 Reliance Church Road in Bryan with Brother Ray Marshall officiating. Interment will follow at Zion Cemetery in Iola.
He was born January 30, 1944 to Helen Delhomme Hereford and M.H. Hereford in Houston, Texas.
Michael received his Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Economics and a Master of Science in Agricultural Education from Texas A&M University. He was employed as an appraiser for the Federal Highway Administration until retirement. Upon retirement, Mike started his own consultant company and worked throughout Texas, Louisiana and Mississippi until his passing.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Helen Delhomme Hereford and M.H. Hereford, a son-in-law; Tony Hodges, a brother-in-law; V.L. “Mike” Havard.
He is survived by his wife, Donnie Mize Hereford; sons, Calvin Hereford of Bryan, Christopher Hereford and wife Luisa of Fort Walton Beach, FL, daughters; Cynthia Hereford Hodges of Bryan, Cheryl Hereford Nickens and Rocky Nickens of Baton Rouge, LA, grandchildren; Diana Chambers, Tony Hodges Jr., Tracey Hodges, Scottland Hereford, Shaun Hereford, Carmen Hereford, a sister; Elizabeth Hereford Lloyd, great-granddaughter, Amy Hodges, brothers and sisters-in-law; Edward and Mary Mize, Woodrow and Leslie Mize, Doris Mize Havard, numerous nieces and nephews and step- grandchildren.
As an expression of sympathy, memorial contributions may be sent to Reliance Baptist Church, 6925 Reliance Church Road, Bryan, Texas 77808.