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Ora M. Swecker Tacy Herron


11 Dec 2000

Ora Mae Tacy Herron, 95, formerly of Huttonsville and of the Cedar Haven Nursing home in Lebanon, Pa., for the past five years, died at 4 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 9, 2000, in the Good Samaritan Hospital in Lebanon.  Mrs. Herron was born April 20, 1905, a daughter of the late Holt Samuel and Lucy Kittle Swecker.

She was twice married. In 1923, she married Ray H. Tacy, who preceded her in death on April 6, 1961. In 1968, she married Clarence Herron, who preceded her in death on Nov. 14, 1981.

Surviving are two daughters, Dixie Rhine, Arlington, Va., and Delores Jeanne Russell, Lebanon, Pa.; one stepson, Andrew Herron; two brothers, Gail Swecker and Donald Swecker, both of Huttonsville; three sisters, Georgia Pingley, Knoxville, Tenn., Arlene Brock, Parsons, and Betty Schilling, Elmira, N.Y.; nine grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by two sons, James Tacy and Layne Tacy; four brothers, Arling, Clyde, Carroll and Arden Swecker, Sr.; five sisters, Hazel Light, Freda Tacy, Fannie Bias, Eula Simmons and Carrie Loudin; and two grandchildren.

Mrs. Herron attended the schools of Randolph County and served as a housemother at West Virginia Wesleyan College for five years. She was a member of Randolph Chapter No. 74 Order of the Eastern Star and the Mill Creek Memorial Mission Church.

Funeral Notice - Friends will be received from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Tomblyn Funeral Home. Randolph Chapter No. 74 Order of the Eastern Star will conduct a memorial service at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home chapel. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday. The Rev. Frank Long will officiate. Interment will follow at the Brick Church Cemetery in Huttonsville.


Ora and Ray Tacy

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