73 year old Virginia Ruth Herron of Smithville died Tuesday at DeKalb Community Hospital. She was a member of the Allen's Chapel United Methodist Church, the V.F.W. Ladies Auxiliary and Combat Control Association. She was also a retired employee of Kingston Timer. The funeral will be Thursday at 1:00 p.m. at DeKalb Funeral Chapel. Ronald Whited, Tim Ferguson, and Phil Tollet will officiate and burial will be in DeKalb Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be Tuesday from 5:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m.; Wednesday from 10:00 a.m. until 9:00 p.m.; and Thursday from 9:00 a.m. until the time of the service at 1:00 p.m. She was preceded in death by her husband, Everett Erskin Herron; her parents, Joe Redmon and Stella Moore Redmon Clark; a son, Russell Herron; and a sister, Ida Mae Benoit. Survivors include two sons, Greg and his wife Letitia Herron and Ed Herron all of Smithville. Three grandchildren, Gregory, Ryan, and Destiny Herron. Two brothers, David and J.R. Redmon of Smithville and a sister, Judy Minnear of Smithville. DeKalb Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.