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Dec 29, 1938 issue pg 1 Dillon Herald

Death Claims Mrs Walter Herring

Mrs Annie May Tolar Herring, wife of Walter Herring, passed away at her home in West Dillon Friday afternoon after a long illness. She was 34 years old Dec. fifth.

Mrs Herring was the daughter of Mrs J M Tolar and the late Mr Tolar. She was a woman of many fine traits of character, devoted to her home and church. She bore her illness with patience and fortitude making it a pleasure to those around her to administer to her. She was a member of the First Baptist Church and until her illness a regular attendant of the Lila Watson Sunday School Class.

Funeral services were conducted at the residence at 3 0'clock Saturday afternoon by her pastor, Dr J A Ward, and interment was in Riverside cemetery. Many beautiful flowers covered the mound.

Mrs Herring is survived by her husband and mother; four children, Mary Frances, Betty Ann Walter, Jr, and Marion; one sister, Mrs M J Stainback, Greensboro, NC; three brothers, Jack Tolar, Dillon; J R Tolar, Washington, DC; and G M Tolar, Landis, NC.

The following were pallbearers: J Frank Thompson, Larry Summers, Troy Meares, Roy Sawyer, Percy Williams, and L D Reid.


Her death certificate is SC Death Cert # 18850 dated December 23, 1938

Transcribed and contributed by Carolyn Klear, 22 May 2002

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