Mary Frances Heffernan
Mary Frances Heffernan
  • January 27, 1938 - January 17, 2018
  • Abilene, Texas

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Mary Frances Heffernan of Abilene passed away on Wednesday, January 17, 2018. Graveside services will be held on Sunday, January 21st at 2pm in Hamby Cemetery. Ryan Chittum, Jason Heffernan, Chris Heffernan, Brian Heffernan, Rob Hudman and John Bennett will serve as pallbearers. The family will receive friends for a visitation on Saturday evening from 6 to 8pm at Elliott-Hamil Funeral Home, 542 Hickory St.
Mary was born on January 27, 1938 in Abilene to Donald Kirby and Ruby Mae Dobbs. She graduated from Abilene High in 1956. She worked at Lonestar Gas Co. and the Abilene Independent School District. Mary raised three children that brought her joy, happiness and pride as well as their families.
She was preceded in death by her parents; and three brothers, Earl, Jim and Derrell Dobbs.
Survivors include her two sons, Dennis Ray Heffernan and wife Shirley and Danny Lynn Heffernan and wife Brenda; daughter, Dinah Kay Chittum and husband Rick; grandkids, Jason Heffernan, Shawna Bennett, Chris Heffernan, Kimberly Heffernan, Ashley Binder, Brian Heffernan, Lindy Hudman, Hollie Smith, Ryan Chittum, Hunter Smith and McKenzie Crane; and eight great grandchildren.
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