Anna Fay Herron Bush (1921-2016) | University of Illinois Archives
Name: Anna Fay Herron Bush (1921-2016)
Historical Note: Anna Fay Herron Bush was born in Windsor, IL on September 12, 1921. Her father and mother were both school teachers. She attended high school in Windsor, IL and graduated in 1939. She received a teaching certificate from Eastern Illinois in 1946, a Bachelors of Music degree from Illinois Wesleyan University in 1947, and a Master of Science in Education (Administration) degree from Eastern Illinois University in 1971. She taught for over 33 years in grade and high schools in Clay, Jasper, Crawford and Clark Counties in Illinois. Before she was married, Anna Fay Herron played professionally with Bohumir Kyrl's Women's Symphony Orchestra of Chicago on the orchestra's 1945 tour. After the tour, she became a member of several national music and education associations. As an active church choir director, she led worship activites at her local church in Oblong, Illinois as well as other church choirs near Effingham, Illinois. Anna Fay Herron Bush passed away on March 31, 2016.
Note Author: Nolan Vallier