Born April 23, 1928 in Scott County, Tenn., Mrs. Hettinger was a homemaker. She was of the Baptist faith.
Survivors include two daughters, Wanda Paris and husband Tommy of Brookport and Dixie Bundren and husband Jeff of Vienna; one son, Larry Hettinger and wife Donna of Vienna; seven grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and one brother, Hurstle Day of Norma, Tenn.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Riley and Phoeble Smithers Day; her husband of 47 years, Everett Hettinger; one daughter, Virginia Gearing; and one brother, Olin Day.
Funeral service was held Thursday at Bailey Funeral Home in Vienna.
Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, Greater Illinois Chapter, 320 East Walnut Street, Suite A, Carbondale, IL 62901.