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Doris D. Hefley

Doris D. Hefley, 83, of Mt. Vernon, died 9 p.m. March 4, 2006, 
at Mt. Vernon Healthcare in Mt. Vernon. 

She was born Oct. 22, 1922, in Jefferson County to Albert and 
Gertrude (Forth) Johnson. On Dec. 19, 1945, she married Ray Hefley 
in Mt. Vernon. He preceded her in death on March 1, 1965. She was a 
bookkeeper for Liberty Mutual Insurance Co. 

In honor of her wishes, there will be no public service. 

Survivors include daughter Kathy Smith and husband Richard "Dicky" 
of Mt. Vernon; granddaughter Susan Rodgers of Carbondale; great-
granddaughter Molly Rodgers of Carbondale; several nieces and nephews; 
and special caregivers and friends at Mt. Vernon Healthcare Center. 

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; daughter Jane Ann Hefley; 
and sister Marcel Keen. 

Doris was a very gentle person who loved to sing. She was a member of the 
Methodist faith. 

For those who wish, memorials may be given to the Mt. Vernon 
Healthcare Residents Fund and will be accepted at the funeral home or may 
be mailed to Hughey Funeral Home, P.O. Box 721, Mt. Vernon, IL 62864. 
Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Hughey Funeral Home, 
where you may call 242-3348 or visit for 
further information.

Date: 8 Mar 2006
Source: Register-News  
Submitted by: Robert W. Loman 

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