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SALTS, Doris Sep 13, 1931 – Mar 18, 2019

MELLOTT, Ind. – Doris June (Jeffries) Salts, 87, formerly of Hillsboro and Mellott, passed away at 3:45 a.m. EDT Monday, March 18, 2019, in the emergency room of Franciscan Health Hospital, Crawfordsville, Ind.
Doris was born in Veedersburg, Ind., on September 13, 1931. She was the daughter of the late Ernest W. and Thelma Louise (Harper) Jeffries.
Doris grew up in Hillsboro, graduating from Hillsboro High School in 1949. She has resided in Mellott since 1981.
Doris married Paul Dewey Salts on November 29, 1949, in Attica. He preceded her in death on March 26, 2018.
Doris formerly worked at National Homes in Lafayette. She later received her Nurses Aide Certificate and began working in The Waters of Covington and more recently in Williamsburg Healthcare Center until her retirement.
She enjoyed needle point and embroidery.
She leaves behind her son, William Randolph “Randy” (Dixie) Salts, Wingate; a brother, Kenneth (Joyce) Jeffries; two granddaughters, Erin Rachel (John) Steckler and Jennifer Lynn (Jonathan) Wright; three great-grandchildren, Gabriel Steckler, Matthew Wright and Meredith Wright. Doris was preceded in death by a son, Jeffrey Lynn Salts, and a brother, Gene Jeffries.
Friends may call at the Maus Funeral Home, Hillsboro on Thursday, March 21, from 11 a.m. until service time at 1 p.m. EDT with Norma Jean Bangel officiating. Burial will follow in Rose Hill Cemetery, Hillsboro.
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