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Jalen Hert

July 1, 1995 ~ August 10, 2020 (age 25) 25 Years Old


Tabor City, NC

Jalen “J-Bird” Kordell Hert, age 25, of Tabor City, NC died Monday, August 10, 2020. Born July 1, 1995 in Davidson County, NC, he was the son of Donald Boyd Hert and his wife Lynn and Michelle Kennedy Trejo and her husband Gilberto.

In addition to his parents, he is survived by three brothers: Tyler Benge of Thomasville, NC, John Thomas Long of Tabor City, NC and Joseph Dallas Long of Tabor City, NC; two sisters: Emma Cox of Lexington, NC and Ivey Cox of Lexington, NC; his fiancé: Jodie Penny of Tabor City and her children, Khloe Penny and Izaiah Hernandez; maternal grandmother: Deborah Barnes; his mother’s boyfriend: Gregory Locklear; Tyler’s grandma: Jolene Hulon and Tyler’s Aunt Sandy Benge and her boyfriend Lewis Lomba; a host of friends: Ubie, Fedex, Lalo, Campos, Tata, Cheese, Ozzy, Nino, Chato, Chamon, Raul, Eric, Brondo, Nester, Marcos, Chitin, Joel, Bert and Sapo.

A visitation will be held, Sunday, August 16, 2020 from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM in the Inman Ward Funeral Home Chapel.



A service of Inman Ward Funeral Home and Crematory.

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August 16, 2020

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Inman Ward Funeral Home Chapel
300 East 5th
Tabor City, NC 28463


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