Hilda Marie Dougherty

Born in Gainesboro, TN on August 2, 1933

Departed on May 12, 2019 and resided in Hendersonville, TN

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Mrs. Hilda Marie Dougherty age 85, of Hendersonville, TN, passed away on May 12, 2019.

Mrs. Dougherty was born in Gainesboro, TN, on August 2, 1933, the daughter of the late Malcolm Vanhooser and Polly Ann Jones Vanhooser. She attended Cornerstone Church and Hendersonville First Baptist Church. Mrs. Dougherty loved her husband, children, and grandchildren. She enjoyed shopping with her daughter and daughters-in-law. In addition to her parents, Mrs. Dougherty was preceded in death by her husband, Lenard Gray Dougherty, Sr. and a brother, Junior Vanhooser.

Survivors include her three children, Donna Gray Rainwater (Joe), Lenard Gray Dougherty, Jr. (Sheila), and Thomas Joseph Dougherty (Deb); eleven grandchildren; twenty-one great-grandchildren; and a twin sister, Helen Porter.

Graveside and interment services will be held Wednesday, May 15, 2019, at 3:00 P.M., Hendersonville Memory Gardens.

In lieu of flowers the family respectfully requests memorial contributions be made to Vanderbilt University Medical Center 3322 West End Avenue, Suite 900, Nashville, TN 37203 (giving@vumc.org).

Visit the online obituary www.hendersonvillefh.com to post tributes and share memories.

One Comment to Hilda Marie Dougherty

  1. Sandra S. Nighbert
    May 31, 2019 9:34 pm

    I met your mother at NHC in Gallatin. She would always speak to me. You would always bring her breakfast to her.

    I know you will miss her, but she is heaven; and you will see her one day.

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