JEFFERSON COUNTY IL 
OBITUARIES

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,
Illinois. 
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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