Annette Spencer

    Annette Emily Spencer, 73, of Murphy, passed away Sunday, July 3, 2016, at Murphy Medical Center.
    She was a native of White Swan, Wash., on the Yakama Indian Reservation. Annette was the daughter of Ernest and Mabel E. Smartlowit Spenser. She was a seamstress at Levi Strauss & Co. for many years.
    In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husbands, Kermit David Dockery and Bill Hartness.
    She is survived by one son, Michael Dean Hefty and wife Terry of Bakersfield, Calif.; three daughters, Lori Grant and husband Mark of Murphy, Kathy Danielson and husband Douglas of Murphy and Vickie Hefty-Smith and husband Mike of Orland, Calif.; 13 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren.
    A gathering of family and friends will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, July 9, at Townson-Rose Funeral Home Chapel of Murphy.
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    Townson-Rose Funeral Home is in charge of all arrangements.

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