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This collection is comprised of photographic materials, scrapbooks, and documents pertaining to the Hefley, Kirk, Tanner, and Correthers families as well as a few other related families in Arkansas.

Biographical/Historical Note

Mary Lucille Rogers Hefley, who went by Lucille, was born in Little Rock on August 20, 1910 to William Sanford and Jennie Rogers. She was the senior class president of the first graduating class from Little Rock High School built in 1927, now the historic Little Rock Central High School. Lucille Rogers married Reverend John Belle Hefley in 1933. The union did not produce any children. Over the course of their marriage, the couple resided in various locations in central Arkansas, including Little Rock and Pine Bluff. John Hefley passed at the age of 66 on January 6, 1967. He is buried in Pinecrest Memorial Park and Garden Mausoleum located in Alexander, Pulaski County, Arkansas. Lucille Rogers Hefley did not remarry after John’s death. She continued to reside in central Arkansas with her last residence in Little Rock. Mary Lucille Rogers Hefley passed on September 24, 2005 in Little Rock and was buried alongside her husband John. Many of the photographic materials in this collection were passed to Lucille Rogers Hefley from her cousin Kate Correthers Nelson, whose image is among the materials along with the Correthers family.

Physical Description

Document, 8.5" x 11"

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Lucille Rogers Hefley family papers, MS.000804


Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

Lucille Rogers Hefley family papers, Arkansas State Archives, Little Rock, Arkansas.


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