Mary Dooley Arthur, 76, of Bedford, woke up in heaven on Friday morning, Aug. 2, 2013. She was born in Bedford on Jan. 10, 1937 a daughter of the late, Adison M. Dooley and Minnie Foutz Dooley. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Rodger Sullivan Arthur. Mary was retired from General Electric. She is survived by her daughters, Cindy A. Martin and her husband, Ronald; Tricia A. Bovee and husband, Tom; her sister, Dorothy D. Carter and husband, Charles; sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law, Alvin and Mary Arthur; Sandra A. Abbott; Karon and Earl Tomlin; Sharon and Randy Stanley and Jimmie L. Arthur; her grandchildren, Matt Craig and wife, Betsy; Andrea Craig and her friend, Neal; Austin S. Merrill and his friend, Ashley; Step granddaughter, Brandy Graybill and husband, Adam; Step-great-granddaughter, Ryleigh Graybill. Those wishing to make memorial contributions please consider the Bedford Hospice Care, 1621 Whitfield Dr. Bedford. A funeral service was held 10 a.m. Monday, Aug. 5, 2013 at Timber Ridge Baptist Church with Pastor Phillip Kelley officiating. Burial followed in the church cemetery. Arrangements by Burch-Messier Funeral Home, 317 W. Main Street, Bedford, 540.586.7360.