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