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William Clark Herron

WILLIAM C. HERRON Washburn , Illinois 

William Clark Herron, 80, of 410 W. South street, Washburn, Illinois, died 
at about 3 a.m. July 6, 1971. 

Born April 11, 1891, in Jefferson county near Mt. Vernon, Illinois to Charles W. and 
Martha J. Wilkey Herron, he married Cora Blossom Phillips in Mt. Vernon, she survives. 
Also surviving are one daughter, Lois of Washburn, Il., three brothers, Walter of 
Eureka, Il., Harley of Camp Grove, Il., and Raymond of Sanford, Florida, nine 
grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Mr. Herron was preceded in death by 
one son, three brothers and three sisters. 

Mr. Herron worked as a farmer and mason helper in his early years and was retired 
from Altorfer Brothers Company of East Peoria, Ill. 

Mr. Herron was a member of the United Methodist Church of Washburn,

Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. July 8 with visitation 1 hour before at 
Pacey Memorial Home in Washburn. Burial will be in the Linn-Mt. Vernon Cemetery, Washburn. 

Submitted by David Herron
grandson of William C. Herron 

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