Sam C. Herndon

Published 5:00 am Thursday, June 24, 2004

Services for Sam C. Herndon of Tucson, Ariz., were 11 a.m.,Wednesday, June 23, at Evergreen Mortuary in Tucson.

Mr. Herndon, 89, died of a stroke on June 19, 2004, in Tucson.He was born in Anson, Texas, on Oct. 9, 1915.

He lived in Lubbock, Anson and Abilene, Texas, for most of hislife until he and his wife, Betty, retired to Tucson several yearsago. He served as a deacon at the Northside Church of Christ inAbilene for many years while he raised his family in Abilene. Hewas a World War II Army Air Corps veteran.

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Preceding him in death were his parents and his first wife,Dorothy Ernestine “Tenny” Cox Herndon.

Survivors are his wife, Betty Herndon; his daughter, DaisyHerndon; his sons, Dr. Caleb W. Herndon and his wife, Dr. NatalieB. Herndon of Brookhaven, and Ted Herndon of Tucson; hisgrandchildren, Natalie Herndon Howard and her husband Jeffrey LenHoward and Caleb W. Herndon II (Billy); two step-children, Dianaand Ronnie Warner; and several step-grandchildren.

Memorials may be sent to Brookway Church of Christ in Brookhavenor to the Mississippi Children’s Home Society.