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Doris Aliene (Herron) Rector

December 22, 1939 ~ April 26, 2018 (age 78)

          Doris Aliene Rector of Columbia, the daughter of the late Robert Leslie and Hazel Emma Campbell Herron, was born Thursday, December 22, 1939 in Campbellsville and departed this life on Thursday, April 26, 2018 in Lexington at the UK Medical Center. She was 79 years, 4 months and 5 days of age.

          She had made a profession of faith in Christ and was of the Pentecostal faith. She enjoyed reading the Bible and spending time with family and friends and was a homemaker.

          She united in marriage to John Wesley “JW” Rector, who preceded her in death. Besides her parents and husband, she was also preceded in death by a son, Robert Hunt;  five brothers, Bill Herron, Roy Herron, Larry Herron, Danny Herron and James Robert Herron; and two sisters, Mary Lou Langelier and Shirley O’Banion.

          Survivors include:

A son: Stephen Hunt and wife Marcia of Sullivan, Indiana

Six sisters: Helen South of Indiana, Brenda Forshier, Barbara Gastent, and JoAnn Alexander, all of Illinois, and Janet JeRue and Linda Gaskins, both of Columbia

Three brothers: Jeffrey Herron of Columbia, and Bobby Herron and Gene Herron, both of Illinois

Nine grandchildren

Eighteen great-grandchildren

And a host of other relatives and friends.

          The funeral service for Doris Aliene Rector will be Saturday, April 28, 2018 at 1:00 P.M. in the chapel of the L.R. Petty Funeral Home in Campbellsville with burial to follow in the Brookside Cemetery.

          Visitation after 10:30 A.M. Saturday at the funeral home.

          In lieu of flowers, please consider donations be made to the funeral expense fund. Those can be made at the funeral home or online through the “How Can I Help Tab” on the front page of this site.

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