Doris Fay Stover, 85, of Mount Vernon, Illinois, passed away at 7:45 pm September 25, 2021 at Mt. Vernon Countryside Manor in Mount Vernon, Illinois.
She was born September 1, 1936 in Albion, Illinois to the late Harry and Armeta (Raney) Deitz. Doris married Gary Eugene Stover on May 30, 1954 in Mount Vernon, Illinois.
They were blessed with sixty three years of marriage before Gary preceded her in death on December 16, 2017.Doris is survived by her children, Pamela Richardson and husband, Dennis of Mount Vernon, Illinois, Robin McBride and husband, Jimmie of Mount Vernon, Illinois, Gary E. Stover Jr. and wife, Shelly of Benton, Kentucky; grandchildren, Amanda Garrison and husband, Andy, Aaron Richardson, Garrett Flagg and wife, Malissa, Ashleigh Armstrong and husband, Heath, Gary E. Stover, III, Alexis Lynn Stover and fiancé, Michael Lavender; great-grandchildren, Seth and wife, Kelly, Kyndel and Ciara, Ashton, Jase, Madison, Lily, Halle, Charlotte, MaLeah, Brooklyn; seven great-great-grandchildren; siblings, Robert Deitz, Beverly Erwin, and Harry Deitz Jr and wife, Carol.Mrs. Stover worked with her husband at King’s Bakery, as a bookkeeper for Register News and as Mount Vernon City Treasurer. Doris was a founding member of Connexion Church.
A Visitation will be held Wednesday, September 29, 2021 from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm at Hughey Funeral Home in Mount Vernon, Illinois. A Funeral Service will be held Thursday, September 30, 2021 at 10:00 am at Connexion Church in Mount Vernon, Illinois with Mr. Matt Griswold officiating. A Private Family Graveside Service will take place at a later date. Memorials may be made in Doris’s honor to Connexion Church.Call Hughey Funeral Home at 618-242-3348 or visit hugheyfh.com for further information.