Herrin, Lundy “Grace” Virginia

Class of 1921

Birth: 12 Feb 1903, Cabarrus County, North Carolina
Death: 17 Aug 1931, Kannapolis, Cabarrus County, North Carolina (Tuberculosis)

William Ransome Herrin (1875-1930)
Ida Belle Linker Herrin (1875-1962)

George Lester Herrin (1905-1980)
Clyde William Herrin (1907-1959)
Mary Lee Herrin (1911-1933)
Eunice V. Herrin (1913-1915)

Burial: Oakwood Cemetery, Concord, Cabarrus County, North Carolina
Source: www.findagrave.com, #115425211.


Attended St. John’s School, Concord, NC in 1913. Worked as a bookkeeper at Cannon Mills prior to her illness.


Salisbury Evening Post (Salisbury, NC), 2 Jun 1922, p. 9.

Among the diplomas in the secretarial course which were presented at the recent commencement exercises at Marion College, Marion, Va., one was awarded to Miss Grace Herrin, of Mt. Pleasant, N. C.


The Charlotte News (Charlotte, NC), 26 Aug 1931, p. 11.

Miss Grace Herrin Claimed by Death
KANNAPOLIS, Aug. 26. – Miss Grace Herrin, 28, daughter of Mrs. Ida Belle Herrin, died at her home on South Rose Avenue at 8:30 o’clock Monday night following an illness of nearly four years. In addition to her mother, she is survived by one sister, Miss Mary Lee Herrin, of Kannapolis, and two brothers, George Herrin, of Roanoke, Va., and Clyde Herrin, of this city.

Funeral services were held this morning at 10:30 o’clock from Kimball Memorial Lutheran Church, of which Miss Herrin was a member. The services were in charge of Rev. M. L. Ridenhour, pastor of the church. Burial was in the Mount Pleasant Cemetery.

[The death certificate also says Mt. Pleasant cemetery, but her headstone is currently located at Oakwood Cemetery in Concord.] [