Van Alstyne - J.C. Herron of Van Alstyne, Texas passed away on March 26, 2021 at the age of 99. He was born on November 11, 1921 to Joseph Cottrel Herron and Ada Estell (Horn) Herron in Chambersville, Texas. J.C. proudly served his country in the U.S. Army Air Corps in WWII in the Philippines. He married the love of his life, Mary Davidson on February 9, 1948 in Rockwall, Texas. J.C. said she was the most beautiful woman he had ever seen. They lived a true love story. He was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ. J.C. was a homebuilder in Van Alstyne and surrounding areas for many years.
J.C. is survived by his daughter, Kathleen Wright and husband, Alan of Garland, Texas; son, Ronnie J. Herron of Pottsboro, Texas; sister, Mary Lois Adams; grandchildren, Bridget Ralston and husband, Blain, Stephanie Crigler and husband, John, John Head and wife, Ashley, Jason Head and wife, Brittany, Karmen Stowe and husband, Jason, Amy Burch and husband, Warren, Mandy Holloman, Jamie Ely and husband, Kevin; great-grandchildren, Matt Ralston, Clayton Sullivent, Jacob Ralston, Courtney Owens, Colton Head, Hailee Smith, Ty Crigler, Autumn Ralston, Kade Smith, Makaylah Head, Payton Head, Peyton Stowe, Braydin Head, Karson Stowe, Addi Stowe, Ty Holloman, Hunter Head and Adalynn Head; and great-great-grandchildren, Waylon Sullivent and Beau Owens.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Joseph and Ada Herron; loving wife of 70 years, Mary Herron; daughter, Charlotte Smith; brother, Earnest Herron; sister, Edna Barton; brothers, Woody Herron, Freddie Herron and Carl Herron; sister, Cecil Mays and Elena Bowden; brothers, Hargus Herron and Hebron Herron.
A "come and go" visitation was held on Wednesday, March 31, 2021 from 4:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m., at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home.
A funeral service was held at 2:00 p.m., Thursday, April 1, 2021 at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home Chapel, 2525 Central Expressway North, Allen, Texas. The recorded live stream is available for viewing at the following link: Celebrationoflife.tv
Following the funeral service, a procession made its way to Ridgeview Memorial Park for a committal service with military honors.
Posted online on April 02, 2021