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Billie Christine Herndon

March 23, 1926 — February 26, 2020

Billie Christine (Pritchett) Herndon, 93 of Lepanto, Arkansas departed this life on February 26, 2020 in Jonesboro, Arkansas.  She was born on March 23, 1926 to John Berry and Amanda Belle Harrison Pritchett.  She was a member of the Lepanto Church of Christ, owned Pritchett Motor Company, farmed and taught Ms. Cockran’s kindergarten class in the 1950’s.  She graduated from Lepanto High School in 1943.  In 1945 she graduated from Whitworth Junior College and in 1947 she graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Ole Miss.

She is preceded in death by her husband: Whit Herndon, Sr., her parents and 1 brother: John Pritchett, Jr.

Christine is survived by her son: Whit Herndon, Jr. (Diane) of Lepanto, Arkansas, her daughter: Jerita DeClerk (Danny) of Little Rock, Arkansas, 6 grandchildren: Misty, Staci, Tri, Lisa, Ben and Abby and 11 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held Friday, February 28, 2020 at 3 P.M. and visitation will be held from 2:00 P.M. until service time at Delancey-Murphy Funeral Home in Lepanto, Arkansas.

Interment will be at Potter Cemetery in Lepanto, Arkansas.

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