Doris June (Jeffries) Salts, 87, formerly of Hillsboro and Mellott, passed away at 3:45 a.m. Monday, March 18, 2019, in the emergency room of Franciscan Health Crawfordsville.

Doris was born Sept. 13, 1931, at Veedersburg. 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 Nov. 29, 1949, in Attica. He preceded her in death March 26, 2018.

Doris formerly worked at National Homes in Lafayette. She later received her nurses aide aertificate and began working in The Waters of Covington and more recently in the Williamsburg Healthcare Center until her retirement.

She enjoyed needle point and embroidery.

She leaves behind son William Randolph “Randy” (Dixie) Salts, Wingate; 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 son Jeffrey Lynn Salts and brother Gene Jeffries.  

Friends may call from 11 a.m. until the time of the service Thursday, March 21 at Maus Funeral Home, Hillsboro. Norma Jean Bangel will officiate.  Burial will follow in the Rose Hill Cemetery, Hillsboro.

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