Doris V. Vancil, 67, of Bushnell, passed away at 10:55 AM, Sunday, August 21, 2016, at Wesley Village Healthcare Center in Macomb.
She was born on December 31, 1948, in Rushville, the daughter of Henry James and Maxine (Vaughn) Sargent. She married Cecil Vancil on November 17, 1968, at the First United Methodist Church in Rushville. He survives.
Also surviving are two children, Amy Walker of Burnside and Aaron Vancil and wife Tara of St. Cloud, Florida, six grandchildren, Colton Walker, Carson Walker, McKenna Vancil, Hudson Vancil, Harper Vancil and Elliotte Vancil, her mother Maxine Sargent of Rushville, one brother Leslie Sargent and wife Diana of Stillwater, Oklahoma, three sisters Joyce Williams and husband Terry of Rushville, Janet Shelts of Jacksonville and Donna Sargent of Rushville, several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, and cousins. She was preceded in death by her father and one brother Lelin Sargent.
Doris 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, Pennsylvania. 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 the Walnut Grove United Methodist Church in Prairie City. She enjoyed golfing, country western line dancing, square dancing, quilting and her flower gardens. Her family and grandchildren were the most important thing in her life.
A Memorial Service to celebrate the life of Doris will be at 11:00 AM, Thursday, August 25, 2016, at the Wood Funeral Home in Rushville, with Reverend Lyren Haney officiating. A Memorial visitation will be from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM, Wednesday, August 24, 2016, at the Wood Funeral Home in Rushville. Memorials are suggested to Wesley Village
Macomb IL 61455