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Dillon Herald, Issue dated July 8, 1943

Mrs Tom Herring

Mrs Tom Herring, aged 23, died Saturday at a Mullins Hospital.

Several days before her death, Mrs Herring was bitten by a poisonous insect of an unknown type and in a few hours, her condition became alarming.

Mrs. Herring was the former Retha Tucker, and before her marriage to Mr Herring, was a valued employee at the Herald Office, where she was highly esteemed by employees and employers for her quiet and charming manners and strict devotion to duty.

Funeral services were held from the home of her parents Sunday afternoon at 6:30., Ref Frank Lyon of the Dillon Baptist Church, officiating. Interment was in Riverside Cemetery.

Surviving are her husband, Tom Herring; her parents, Mr & Mrs D R Tucker of Floydale; six sisters, Mrs S W Britt of Fork. Mrs Aaron Tucker of Society Hill, Mrs Levi Hyatt and Miss Irene Tucker of Dillon, Misses Janie and Elthea Tucker of Danville, Va; and one brother, Lacy Tucker of Dillon. Pallbearers were Sandy Tucker, Sam Tucker, J W Herring, Joe McDonald, Alva Hamilton, and George Hardee.

Transcribed and contributed by Carolyn Klear, 28 May 2002.

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