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Lorena Elizabeth "Ona" Reeves Herndon
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Birth: Feb. 10, 1878
Menard County
Illinois, USA
Death: Dec. 27, 1925
Sangamon County
Illinois, USA

Lorena Reeves Herndon was the daughter of James & Alice Elizabeth Ralph Reeves. Her paternal grandparents were Alexander & Marcena Vance Reeves. Her maternal grandparents were Andrew & Elizabeth Anderson Ralph. Elizabeth is buried in Brittin while Andrew is buried in Calvary Cemetery, Springfield, IL with his second wife, Philomena. Lorena had two younger brothers, Andrew Alexander and Alpheus Willard Reeves.

Obit: Herndon, Lorena E. - Died at 6 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 27, 1925 at St. John's Hospital, aged 47 years. Survived by husband, Houston B. Herndon, two daughters, Mrs. Clarence Dunlap and Grace Herndon: four sons, Harris B., Houston, jr., James and Ralph Herndon. Remains to Thomas C. Smith's Sons undertaking establishment. Funeral services at 10:30 a.m. tomorrow at First Christian Church, Rev. William F. Rothenburger officiating. Interment at Oak Ridge Cemetery.
Family links: 
  James Reeves (1850 - 1895)
  Alice Elizabeth Ralph Reeves (1856 - 1882)
  Houston Beverly Herndon (1875 - 1939)
  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)*
  Lorena Elizabeth Reeves Herndon (1878 - 1925)
  Andrew Alexander Reeves (1880 - 1939)*
*Calculated relationship
Oak Ridge Cemetery
Sangamon County
Illinois, USA
Plot: Block 38, Sec. 123
Created by: Carole Herndon Weimer
Record added: Jul 07, 2010
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Lorena Elizabeth Ona <i>Reeves</i> Herndon
Added by: Carole Herndon Weimer
Lorena Elizabeth Ona <i>Reeves</i> Herndon
Added by: Carole Herndon Weimer
Lorena Elizabeth Ona <i>Reeves</i> Herndon
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- Debbie Rowe Clarkston
 Added: Dec. 3, 2011
Grandma, I know you were a good woman that was loved dearly by all her children. Thank you for my dad, you would have been proud of him. RIP.
- Carole Herndon Weimer
 Added: Jul. 9, 2010

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