Callaway Weekly Gazette, Feb 1888,
Herring - At his residence, 3 miles northeast of Fulton, on January 30th, 1888, of pneumonia, James C. Herring, in the 70th year of his age. Funeral from the Christian Church in this city an burial at new cemetery (Hillcrest).
He was one of the old pioneers and came to Callaway county from Albemarle county Va. in 1838. He was a miller by profession and was an honest, upright man and a consistent member of the Christian church. He leaves a wife and a large family of grown up children and host of friends all over this county.