Doris Jean “Jeannie” Bray Vest, age 89 of Nebraska City passed away early Saturday; August 2, 2014 at the Ambassador in Nebraska City.
She was born on November 26, 1924 at Nebraska City, NE: the daughter of Earl A. and Hannah “Nellie” Bray. She attended school in Nebraska City and graduated from the Nebraska City High School with the class of 1943.
She was united in marriage to Everett Henry Vest on September 16, 1947 at Lincoln, NE. He preceded her in death on January 16, 1984.
She was a long-time member of St. Mary’s Episcopal Church in Nebraska City. Jeannie worked for many years at the former LT&T Phone Company in Nebraska City as a Telephone Operator and retired from there.
She is survived by two children: Jerry Vest of Nebraska City and Janet Vest of Nebraska City; one grandson Jeremy Bennett of Lincoln, NE; a sister Eileen Ray of Sabetha, KS and sister in law Betty Braye of Nebraska City; other family and friends.
In addition to her husband Everett, she was preceded in death by a sister Lillian Armstrong and a brother Earle Braye, Jr.
Services will be held Thursday afternoon at 2 p.m. at the Gude Mortuary in Nebraska City with Fr. Phil Chapman officiating. Burial will follow in the Wyuka Cemetery at Nebr. City.
Memorials may be given to St. Mary’s Episcopal Church in Nebraska City.
No viewing or visitation is scheduled.
Remembrances may be left at
Gude Mortuary, Nebr. City, NE in charge of the arrangements.