Doris Sinks, 82, of Mt. Vernon died at 9:42 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 11,
2007, at the Mt. Vernon Health Care Center. She was born Aug. 25, 1924, in
East Chicago, Ind., daughter to Roscoe and Jennie (Wininger) Bumpus.
On Nov. 10, 1943, she married Clyde Everett Sinks in Mt. Vernon, and he
preceded her in death on Jan. 20, 2006.
Services will be held at 1 p.m. Sunday at Hughey Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon
with Gilbert Daniels and Robby King officiating. Interment will follow at
West Salem Cemetery in Mt. Vernon. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday
at the funeral home.
Mrs. Sinks had retired as a secretary to the superintendent of
Mt. Vernon Township High School. She was also a secretary for Fields,
Goldman and McGee Architects in Mt. Vernon for several years prior. She
was a member of South Hickory Hill Christian Church in Mt. Vernon.
Survivors include two daughters, Sharon Terry and husband Mark and Anita
Hays and husband Steve, both of Mt. Vernon; four grandchildren, Megan
Kelly and husband Brian, Craig Terry and Stephanie Hays, all of St. Louis,
and Ryan Hays of Mt. Vernon; three brothers, Jack Bumpus and wife
Sherry of Mt. Vernon, Delbert Bumpus and wife Roberta of Ocala, Fla., and
Floyd Bumpus and wife Greta of Mt. Vernon; and several nephews and
In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents
and a sister, Jeannine Dunn.
Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association and will be accepted
at the funeral home. Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Hughey
Funeral Home where you may call 242-3348 or visit www.hugheyfuneralhome1969.com
for further information.
Source: Mt. Vernon Register-News
Date: 13 Jan 2007
Submitted by Robert W. Loman