Dorothy Lee (Beck) Hefley

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Services for Dorothy Lee (Beck) Hefley were held 10:00 a.m., Thursday, Jan. 26, at Hale’s Memorial Chapel in Davis with Pastor Tom Hefley officiating. Interment followed at the Green Hill Cemetery in Davis under the direction of Hale’s Funeral Home of Davis.

Dorothy was born October 13, 1937 in Graham, to the late Sam W. and Cloa Lee (Blackwell) Beck. She died Monday, Jan. 23, 2017 in Davis, at the age of 80 years, three months and 10 days. Dorothy and Jerry Don Hefley were married on June 28, 2005 in Davis.

Dorothy grew up in the Woodland/ Davis area. She was the valedictorian of the 1955 class of Davis High School. Following high school, she attended college and majored in Education. Dorothy spent several years teaching school and working as an accountant in Quinlan, Texas, prior to returning to Davis in 2005. While living in Quinlan, she was very active with the Eastern Star, holding numerous offices throughout the club. Dorothy also served as the secretary/treasurer of the Woodland School Alumni Association for several years. In her spare time, she enjoyed reading, watching girls’ basketball and simply being with Jerry Don. Dorothy was a member of the First Baptist Church of Davis.

Survivors include her husband Jerry Don; son, Tod Edge of Lewisville, Texas; daughter, Terri Pierce of Lewisville, Texas; step-son, Bobby Del Hefley of Davis; step-daughter, Jeana Smith and husband Justin of Davis; five grandchildren, Makenna Edge, Ashton and Dalton Ingram, and Hunter and Fisher Smith; two nieces, Judy Moore and husband Allen and Rita Bagley and husband Clark; as well as two nephews, Sammy Beck of Blanchard and Ralph Beck, Jr. of Dougherty.

In addition to her parents, Dorothy was preceded in death by one sister, Betty Atwood and one brother, Ralph Beck.

Serving as pallbearers were Stan Hefley, Darrell Hefley, Bobby Del Hefley, Justin Smith, Patrick Hefley, Paul Busby, Ralph Beck, Jr. and Sammy Beck.

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