|Birth: ||Oct. 9, 1875|
|Death: ||Aug. 1, 1939|
At birth he was named Bevery Houston Herndon after his uncle, Beverly Powell Herndon. At the time of marriage he was going by the name of Houston. Grandson of William Henry Herndon, Abraham Lincoln's law partner.
Obit: Funeral services for Houston Herndon, 63, who died at 4:35 p.m. Tuesday at St. John's Hospital, will be held at 3 p.m. Thursday at the Thomas C. Smith Sons chapel, with Rev. Vernon L. Shontz officiating. Burial will be at Oak Ridge Cemetery.
Mr. Herndon a lifelong resident of Sangamon County and grandson of William H. Herndon, Lincoln's law partner, died after a lingering illness. He was born Oct. 9, 1875, at Cantrall, son of Mr. and Mrs. James Nathaniel Herndon. His wife, Mrs. Lorena Reeves Herndon, died in December, 1925.
Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Helen Dunlap, Mrs. Grace H. Bice; four sons, James and Ralph D. Herndon, Springfield; Houston, Jr., St. Louis, and Harris Herndon, Oswego, N.Y.; a brother, Isaac W. Herndon, Peoria, a sister, Mrs. Mary Mitts, Cantrall; three grandchildren and an aunt, Mrs. Mollie Ralston.
James Nathaniel Herndon (1841 - 1915)
Mary Ann Dunlap Herndon (1850 - 1899)
Lorena Elizabeth Reeves Herndon (1878 - 1925)*
Helen Crystal Herndon Dunlap (1901 - 1974)*
Grace Leone Herndon Bice (1904 - 1991)*
Harris Bernard Herndon (1906 - 1981)*
Houston B Herndon (1908 - 1967)*
James Nathaniel Herndon (1913 - 1982)*
Ralph Dean Herndon (1918 - 1972)*
J. W. Herndon (1872 - 1873)*
Isaac William Herndon (1873 - 1958)*
Houston Beverly Herndon (1875 - 1939)
Mary Jane Herndon Mitts (1878 - 1966)*
Oak Ridge Cemetery
Plot: Block 38, 123
Maintained by: Carole Herndon Weimer
Originally Created by: Charles W Brown
Record added: Jan 31, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 24301172