JEFFERSON COUNTY IL 
OBITUARIES

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 Chillicothe. 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 Club. 
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

 
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