|Birth: ||May 10, 1930|
|Death: ||Aug. 30, 2012|
Willie was the 5th child born to Clinton H. and Lillian Effie (Means) Herbert of Morgan Co., AL. She married Paul Edward Cash on August 2, 1958 in Clark Co., NV--the couple had no children. Paul passed away in 1986 and is buried at Bonne Terre Cemetery in St. Francois Co., MO.
Willie's paternal grandparents were Ripsy W. Herbert (shown as Ripley Hubbard on several census records) and Minnie Mayfield Herbert.
I met Willie in 2010 when I was in Ellsinore, MO visiting my aunts, Annie and Virgie. The three of them were part of the Happy Valley Quilting Club that had spent numerous hours over the year working on a beautiful quilt in preparation for a raffle being held at the Labor Day festival. It was thrilling to have my name drawn and to become the proud owner of that gorgeous quilt (see photo). I will cherish it for the remainder of my life for all the wonderful memories associated with it.
I visited and spoke with Willie several times over the last 2 years of her life. She had many lovely quilts at her home that she had created and it was a joy listening to her talk about them.
Another great love of hers was her cats and kittens. She had rescued most of them and adored them all. Most of them were outside cats, but they all had very comfortable and warm places to sleep and ate as much as she would feed them. They were her babies!
What a pleasure and blessing it was to have met and spent time with this incredibly gracious, caring, interesting, and super-funny lady!
Her Obituary states:
Memorial service for Willie M. Cash, 82, will be held at the Graveside in Johnson Chapel Cemetery at 11:00 A.M. on Friday, September 7, 2012, by the family.
Mrs. Cash died on Thursday, August 30, 2012 at her residence. She was born May 10, 1930, in Morgan County to Clinton H. Herbert and Lillian Effie (Means) Herbert. Mrs. Cash was of the Lutheran Faith. She was formerly a switchboard operator for the Bell Telephone Company.
Two Brothers: Bobby G. Herbert, Hartselle, AL, and Tommy L Herbert, Hartselle, AL and a host of Nieces and Nephews.
Clinton H. Herbert (1900 - 1956)
Lillian Means Herbert (1904 - 1992)
Paul E. Cash (1934 - 1986)
Frances O. Herbert O'Brien (1924 - 2003)*
Carlton Leon Herbert (1926 - 1969)*
R W Herbert (1927 - 1998)*
Willie Mae Herbert Cash (1930 - 2012)
Billy Wayne Herbert (1935 - 1945)*
Lillian Ann Herbert Williams (1937 - 2009)*
Sylvia Gail Herbert (1939 - 1986)*
Johnson Chapel United Methodist Church Cemetery
Maintained by: Kathie AAH
Originally Created by: SFC Frank Irons Sr. Reti...
Record added: Sep 05, 2012
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