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Rena Elizabeth Herron, 94, Rockport

Rena Elizabeth “Betty” Herron, of Rockport, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, February 11, 2020.

Betty was born on February 17, 1926 in Daviess County, Kentucky, and spent her childhood in Fulda before moving to Rockport. She was a 1944 graduate of Rockport High School. 

She was preceded in death by her mother, Anna Laura Obermeier.

Survivors include her husband, Virgil Herron, whom she married on August 1, 1946; her daughters, Julie Herron of Boonville and Jo Ellen Gentry of Rockport; and Jeri Phelps and her husband Jim of Ellenton, FL; her grandsons Jeremy Abshier, his wife, Kate and son Axel of Richland, Ryan Abshier, his wife, Melissa and son Riley of Evansville, and Josh Phelps and his fiancée Alex Cooper of Owensboro, KY.

Boultinghouse Funeral Home in Rockport, handled all arrangements.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Spencer County Public Library. Friends unable to attend may send a condolence to the family at www.BoultinghouseFuneralHome.com.

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