In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to Taberville Cemetery and left at the funeral home.
Herman G. Hallford, age 103, of Rockville, MO, passed away March 26, 2016, at Cedar County Memorial Hospital. He was born October 15, 1912, near Tiffin, MO, the son of Lycurgus and Jane (Brown) Hallford. He attended Union Point School near Tiffin.
On November 12, 1936, Herman married Georgia M. Batterson in El Dorado Springs, MO. To this union one son was born, Michael W. Hallford.
Around 1939, he moved from the Tiffin area to Platte County, MO and farmed there until 1943, when he bought a farm near Taberville and returned to St. Clair County. He lived there the rest of his life raising cattle and farming, except for a few years in the late 40ís working in Kansas City.
Herman was saved at home during a revival meeting at the Tiffin Baptist Church. Later he joined the Bethel Baptist Church near Taberville, where he attended until the church burned in 1977. Then he attended the Pleasant Grove Baptist Church as long as he was able.
His wife, Georgia, passed away on October 18, 2004, after nearly 68 years of marriage. Also preceding him in death were his parents and one sister, Gladys Hunter.
Herman is survived by one son, Mike Hallford.
Funeral services for Herman Hallford will be Wednesday, March 30, 2016, at 2:00 p.m. at Bland-Hackleman Funeral Home with Rev. Howard McPeak officiating. Burial will follow in Taberville Cemetery under the direction of Bland-Hackleman Funeral Home.
Pallbearers are: Connie Abbott, Mike Wales, Mark Boch, Steve Schlichting, Will Crowder, and Fred Oehring. Honorary pallbearers are: Dr. J.R. Torontow and Rollie Lines.