Cora Blossom Herron
CORA BLOSSOM HERRON Chillicothe, Illinois
Cora Blossom Herron, 96, of 1028 Hillcrest Drive died at 5:40 p.m.
Friday, September 6, 1991, at Parkhill Skilled Nursing Facility in
Born July 11, 1895, in Mt. Vernon,Il. to John E. and Mary E. Tate Phillips,
she married William C. Herron on May 9, 1914 in Mt. Vernon, Il. He died
July 6, 1971. She also was preceded in death by one son, one daughter, five
brothers, four sisters and three great-grandchildren.
She is survived by one sister, Doris Cooley of Serro Gordo, nine grandchildren
and 26 great-grandchildren.
She was a 51 year member of United Methodist Church of Washburn, Il. and its Ladies
Graveside services will be at 2:45 p.m.Monday at Linn-Mt. Vernon Cemetery in Washburn,
the Rev. George Harding officiating. Visitation will be from 1 to 1:45p.m. Monday at
Weber Funeral Home in Chillicothe, with a prayer service at 1:45 p.m. Memorials may
be made to her church or to Parkhill Skilled Nursing Facility.
Submitted by David Herron
grandson of Cora Blossom Herron