Mary "Doatsie" Headlee, daughter of the late James E. and Martha Melinda Oliver Hodges was born in Sikeston on December 29, 1943 and died Sunday, July 20, 2008 at Clearview Nursing Center at the age of 64.
She was a 1961 graduate of Sikeston High School, was a housewife and of the Protestant faith. She married Bill Headlee on Nov. 12, 1961 and he survives of the home in Sikeston.
Survivors include also her daughter, Melinda Sevic of Sikeston; two sisters, Pat Higdon of Dexter and Carol Riley of Benton; one grandson; several nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews.
She was preceded in death by one brother, Glenn Hodges; one sister, Janet Helms and one infant sister.
Visitation will be held from 5-8 p.m. on Wednesday, July 23, 2008 at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel.
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, July 24, 2008 in the Nunnelee Chapel with Rev. Tom Walls of Evansville, Ind. officiating.
Interment will follow in the Garden of Memories Cemetery in Sikeston.