|Birth: ||Feb. 24, 1936|
|Death: ||Oct. 16, 2012|
Shelbyville News; Thursday, October 18, 2012
Doris Jean Jeffries, 76, of Shelbyville, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2012, at her residence surrounded by her family.
Born Feb. 24, 1936, in Orange County, she was the daughter of Carlos E. and Lela E. (Goodpaster) Redd. She married Carl R. "Dick" Jeffries on Aug. 14, 1959, and he preceded her in death Feb. 13, 2000.
Survivors include her sons, Barry A. Jeffries, Garry R. (wife, Twyla) Jeffries and Terry E. (friend, Shannon) Jeffries, all of Shelbyville; brothers, Steven (wife, Ann) Redd of Greensburg, Jeff Redd of Milford and Keith Redd of Shelbyville; sisters, Virginia Higdon of Litchville, Ky., Frieda Redd and Susan Redd, both of Indianapolis, and Betty (husband, Tom) Pogue of Shelbyville; grandchildren, Lela Jeffries and Seth Jeffries; and several nieces and nephews.
She also was preceded in death by her parents; brothers, John L. Redd, Malcolm Redd, Andrew Redd and Alan Lee Redd.
Mrs. Jeffries was a member of Hope's Point Baptist Church
She graduated from Orleans High School in 1954.
Mrs. Jeffries formerly worked at TRW Cinch for 26 years and as a cook in the Eagles kitchen for four years.
She enjoyed fishing and feeding the birds and squirrels.
Doris was a loving person always willing to help anyone in need whether she knew them or not.
Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 19, 2012, at Freeman Family Funeral Homes and Crematory, Carmony-Ewing Chapel, 819 S. Harrison St.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 20, 2012, at the funeral home with Revs. Ed Mohr, David Humphreys and Fred Shelton officiating. Interment will be in Forest Hill Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Decatur/Shelby, 1201 N. Lincoln St., Suite A, Greensburg, IN 47240.
Carl R Jeffries (1934 - 2000)
Forest Hill Cemetery
Created by: Janet McColley Franklin
Record added: Oct 18, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 99119157
You were such a sweet lady, you will be missed. Love you, cousin Janet|
Added: Oct. 18, 2012