Townson-Rose Funeral Home

Obituary for Mary Ellen Hettinger

05/16/1952 - 11/01/2022

Mary Ellen Hettinger, 70, of Murphy passed away Tuesday, November 01, 2022. She was the daughter of the late William and Luella Nelson Opsahl. Mary worked as a school teacher for Raleigh County. She enjoyed teaching, gardening, and remodeling. Mary was a member of the Murphy First United Methodist Church.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, Kenneth Opsahl.

Surviving is her husband, David Hettinger; sons, Dylan Hettinger and wife, Annika, and Daniel Hettinger and wife, Summer; a daughter, Rebecca Hodges and husband, Kris; brothers, William Opsahl, Paul Opsahl, and Dennis Opsahl; a sister, Bernice "Bunny" Follmer; grandchildren, Piper, Colt, Case, Jasper, and Jaxson Hodges, Samuel and Sidney Hettinger, and Mariella Eberle-Hettinger.

A memorial service will be held at 10:00 am Monday, November 07, 2022 at the First United Methodist Church with Rev. Wil Posey officiating. Inurnment will be in Greenlawn Memorial Gardens.

Townson-Rose Funeral Home, Murphy in charge of arrangements.

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