Cindy Herron

Cindy Herron, 65, of Jefferson, died Sunday, February 14, 2016 at Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines.

A Service of Remembrance was held Saturday, Feb. 22 at Slininger-Schroeder Funeral Home in Jefferson, with words of comfort given by Rev. Julie Poulsen of First United Methodist Church,  Jefferson.  Casket bearers were Levi Cloninger, Skylar Johnson, Kurt Bednarik, Ethan Wiggins, Austin Davidson, Mike Ross, Tracy Saffell and Travis Dawson.  Serving as honorary bearers were Erick Johnson, Mickayla Johnson, Shelby Johnson, Tim Wright, Larry Wright, Jr. and Larry Wright, Sr.  The recorded music played was “Amazing Grace,” “In The Garden” and “How Great Thou Art.”  Larry Wright, Jr. was the vocalist.  Interment was at Junction Township Cemetery in Grand Junction.

Cynthia Ann Herron was born March 8, 1950 in Munsey, Pennsylvania.  She was the daughter of Jay and Dorothy (Harman) Wright.  Cindy graduated from Scranton High School in 1968.  On October 8, 1972, Cindy was united in marriage to Harold Herron at the Little Brown Church in Nashua, IA.  Cindy and Harold were the parents of a daughter, Jill.  The family lived in Jefferson, then moved to Grand Junction in 1978.  They moved back to Jefferson in 2000.  Cindy owned The Treasure Chest, located on the east side of the courthouse square.  She was a member of the V.F.W. Auxiliary and was a worker for the Greene County Medical Center Auxiliary.  Cindy loved attending flea markets and camping.  She enjoyed playing bingo and working word search puzzles.  She collected Coca Cola and M & M’s memorabilia.   Cindy loved going to all the grandkid’s events.  

Preceding her in death were her parents and her husband, Harold, who died in 2011.  She is survived by her daughter, Jill (Erick) Johnson of Jefferson; grandchildren, Skylar Johnson, Mickayla Johnson, and Shelby Johnson; brothers, Larry (Diane) Wright Sr. of Pine River, Minn. and Terry Wright of St. Petersburg, Fla.; nieces; nephews; other relatives and friends.

 Slininger-Schroeder Funeral Home, (515) 386-2171.

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