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Mary E. Heflin

August 12th, 1929 – January 5th, 2021

Mary E. Heflin, 91, of Vermont, IL, passed away at 10 pm on Tuesday, January 5, 2021 at The Elms in Macomb, IL. She was born on August 12, 1929 in Missouri, the daughter of Clifford and Mabel Sipes. Mary married Clifford N. Heflin on June 6, 1944 in Palmyra, MO. Clifford preceded Mary in death on January 7, 2012.

Also preceding her are her daughter Regina Jeffery, 7 brothers and 3 sisters.

Survivors include her son, Norman Heflin of Vermont, IL, daughter, Janet (and Sue Shima) Kelly of Raleigh, NC, 5 grandchildren, Kevin Heflin, Stacy Kelly, Melinda (and Dan) Brown, Susan (and Bill) DeToro and Debbie (and Mike) Sroka, 13 great-grandchildren and 10 great-great-granchildren.

Mary was a house wife. She was a member of the Vermont United Methodist Church. She enjoyed gardening, baking, feeding birds and squirrels, and her favorite game at the nursing home, B-I-N-G-O.

Services will be held at 1:30 pm on Saturday, January 9, 2021 at Shawgo Memorial Home in Astoria. Reverend Robert Greene will be officiating. A visitation will be held on 1 pm on Saturday, January 9. Interment will be in the Vermont Cemetery. Memorials may be made to The Elms or the American Heart Association.


January 8th, 2021

aunt mary was a good homemaker-i sure enjoyed her goulash-the best

January 9th, 2021

I am so sorry for your family's loss. I was in Norman's class and knew Janet. When I lived in Vermont, I went to the UMC. I see we liked a lot of the same things. My heart goes out to all of her family. Prayers of comfort. Wanda Baumgardner Shannon

January 9th, 2021

Sorry to hear this. Prayers for the family. Bill and Sharon Ackley

January 9th, 2021

Sending heartfelt condolences for the whole family. Julie Anderson

January 9th, 2021

So sorry to hear this. I loved getting to talk and visit with Mary. Your family is in my thoughts anf prayers. Judy Wilson

January 11th, 2021

We are so sorry to hear of Mary's passing. Sending our heartfelt condolences. Don and Marla Butcher

January 12th, 2021

So sorry to hear of the loss of Mary. She and 'Heff' was very good friends and spent many hours at our kitchen table having coffee. Lois Berry