Louise Heaton

Saturday, January 12, 2013

Louise Heaton, 80, of Osceola, entered into rest Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2013, in Osceola.

Born March 27, 1932, in Osceola, to the late Thomas H. Ragland and Frances Newson Ragland, she was a member of First Baptist Church. She and her late husband, C.D. Heaton Jr., owned and operated Heaton Grocery from 1954 to 2008. She was also a member of Gamma Beta Phi and member/treasurer of Crowley's Ridge Chapter 425 of Star Touring and Riding Association.

She is survived by her sons, Steve Heaton of Russellville and C.D. Heaton III of Osceola;

A daughter, Mrs. John (Francis Anneta Heaton) Bryant of Elkins;

Her grandchildren, Michael Heaton, Amber Heaton (and friend Justen Roberts) and Brett Wilkins;

One great-grandchild, Bryleigh Heaton;and

Daughter-in-law Melinda Wilkins.

She was preceded in death by her husband and a brother, Tommy Ragland of Dallas. Visitation was Saturday, followed by services at Roller-Swift Funeral Home in Osceola. Burial was at Bassett Cemetery in Bassett.