Vicki Lynn Doherty, 59 died Wednesday, March 9, 2016 at St. Catherine Hospital in Garden City, Kansas. She was born April 19, 1956 in Salina, Kansas the daughter of Robert Forney, Sr. and Millie (Standley) Forney.
Vicki grew up as a child in Osbourne, Kansas. She later moved with her family to Garden City where she attended Garden City schools. Later, Vicki lived in Hutchinson and Wichita before moving back to Garden City in 2009. She has lived in Garden City since. A seamstress, Vicki worked at the Hiland Center Laundrymat in Garden City. She enjoyed sewing, her work, watching TV especially animal rescue shows, horseback riding, and spending time with her children and grandchildren.
On November 19, 1977, she married Steve Douglass in Garden City. Later, Vicki married Benjamin C. Doherty on April 13, 1996 in Garden City. He survives. Other survivors include two daughters Allison & husband Don Miller of Cedar Falls, Iowa and Michelle Newsome of Garden City, Kansas; a brother Robert Forney, Jr. of Garden City, Ks.; five sisters Glenda Smith of Garden City, Ks., Debbie Berry of Garden City, Ks., Sheryl Weaver of Monroe, La., Valerie Forney of Holyrood, Ks., and Teresa Huff-Wilkey of North Carolina; and six grandchildren Taylor Newsome, Dylan Newsome, Mason Newsome, Kade Miller, Chase Miller, and Ashtyn Miller. Vicki is preceded in death by her parents.
A funeral service will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, March 12, 2016 at Fellowship Baptist Church in Garden City with Pastor Robert Phillips officiating. Burial will follow at Valley View Cemetery in Garden City. Friends may call from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Thursday and from 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Friday all at Garnand Funeral Home in Garden City. The family request memorials given to the Finney County Humane Society or to Friends of Lee Richardson Zoo both in care of Garnand Funeral Home.