Mary Frances


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Mary Frances Hefner

Nov 28 1917 - Dec 16 2006

Mrs. Mary Frances Hefner, age 89, of Allen, Texas, passed away December 16, 2006 in McKinney, Texas. She was born November 28, 1917, in Allen, Texas, to Robert Mitchell and Lizzie Mae (Butler) Emerson. On October 17, 1940, she married V.F. “Tootie” Hefner in St. Louis, Missouri. Mrs. Hefner was a homemaker and also worked in food service with the Allen I.S.D. She was a member of First United Methodist Church in Allen, Texas. She is survived by her daughter Lynda Halvorson and her husband Bruce of McKinney, Texas; sons Phillip Furmon Hefner and John Cy Hefner, both of New Braunsfel, Texas; granddaughters Holli Turrentine of McKinney, MaeAnn Diaz of Dallas, and Jacy Lynn Hefner of San Antonio; and five great-grandchildren. Preceding her in death were her husband; granddaughter Shelley Halvorson; grandson Jed Halvorson; parents; brothers Howell Emerson and Robert Mitchell Emerson, Jr.; and sister Almeda E. Gibson. Funeral services will be held 10:00 AM, Tuesday, December 19, 2006 at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Chapel with Rev. Leighton Bearden officiating. Interment will follow at Ridgeveiw Memorial Park. The family will receive friends during a visitation on Monday evening beginning at 6:00 PM.
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