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Former Lawrence County Clerk, Recorder Dies After Crash
Updated May 5, 2013 1:09 AM | Filed under: WBIW News
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(HOLTON) - 72-year-old Alma Herbert, a former Lawrence County clerk, recorder and county council member, was killed in a traffic accident Sunday in Ripley County.

The accident occurred at 2:57 p.m. on U.S. 50, west of Holton, near the Ripley-Jennings County line. According to a news release from the Ripley County Sheriff's Department.

Herbert was traveling west on U.S. 50 in her 2005 Honda Accord when for some unknown reason the car went left of the center line and collided head-on with a 2000 Ford F-350 truck, driven by Jefferey Jones of Holton.

Jones, was airlifted to the University of Cincinnati Hospital for treatment of internal injuries.

Herbert who had to be freed from the wreckage was taken by ambulance to St. Vincent Jennings Hospital, where she later died.

Herbert served on the Lawrence County Council, being elected in 2000. During her two terms on the county council, she served as president. She served as county recorder and was elected as county clerk.

The Mass of Christian Burial will be Friday, September, 28, 2012 at 10 a.m. at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church with Father Rick Eldred and Deacon Dave Reising officiating.

Burial will be in St. Nicholas Cemetery in Sunman, IN at 3 p.m. Friday.

Friends may call on Thursday from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Ferguson-Lee Funeral Home. The Rosary will be prayed at 7:30 p.m.

In lieu of flowers the family asks that memorial contributions be made to the St. Vincent de Paul Society.


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