Doris Vancil

Doris VancilDoris V. Vancil, 67, of Bushnell died at 10:55 a.m. Aug. 21, 2016, at Wesley Village Healthcare Center in Macomb.

She was born Dec. 31, 1948, in Rushville, a daughter of Henry James and Maxine Vaughn Sargent. She married Cecil Vancil on Nov. 17, 1968, in Rushville. He survives.

Also surviving are two children, Amy Walker of Burnside and Aaron (and Tara) Vancil of St. Cloud, Fla.; her mother, Maxine Sargent of Rushville; three sisters, Joyce (and Terry) Williams and Donna Sargent, both of Rushville, and Janet Shelts of Jacksonville; one brother, Leslie (and Diana) Sargent of Stillwater, Okla; and six grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by one brother, Lelin Sargent.

She graduated in 1966 from Rushville High School. She was the salutatorian of the 1969 graduating class of Memorial School of Nursing. She first worked at the Valley Forge General Army Hospital in Phoenixville, Pa. She was an office and surgical nurse for 20 years at Macomb Clinic for Drs. Dexter, Gines and Tevar. She also worked as an evening house supervisor and data abstractor at McDonough District Hospital for 26 years.

She was a member of Walnut Grove United Methodist Church in Prairie City.

A Memorial Service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at the Wood Funeral Home in Rushville with Reverend Lyren Haney officiating. A Memorial visitation will be held from 5-7 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

Memorials may be made to Wesley Village.

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Published in the Astoria South Fulton Argus on 8/24/2016


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