Funeral arrangements announced for Sheriff Howard

By Web Staff – email

TALBOT COUNTY, GA  (WTVM) –  Talbot County Sheriff Herman Howard will be laid to rest on Saturday.

His funeral will be held at the Talbot County High School gym at 1 PM.

The sheriff died over the weekend of a heart attack.

Howard served as a deputy for 22 years before becoming sheriff. He held that office for almost two years.

Captain Tom Wimberly has been appointed interim sheriff until a special election is held.

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