The funeral service will be held at 1:00 P.M., Tuesday, November 11, 2008 at Oglethorpe Funeral Chapel, Inc., 607 Kaigler Street, Oglethorpe, Georgia. Interment will follow in Hopewell Cemetery, Ellaville, Georgia.
Mrs. Hefflin was born July 18, 1937 in Ellaville, Schley County, Georgia to the late Ethel Owens Williams and Hosley Walton. She was educated in the public school system of Schley County, Georgia and her Christian training at Union Hill A.M.E. Church. She was married to the late Henry "Pete" Hefflin and to this union they were blessed with two children. One daughter, Alma Jean Hefflin, preceded her in death.
Survivor are a daughter and son-in-law, Rebecca Mann (Arthur), Americus, Georgia; three loving grandchildren, Lorranda Holmes, Buena Vista, Georgia, Christopher Hefflin, Columbus, Georgia and Tony Hefflin, Decatur, Georgia; five loving great grandchildren, Richelle Crimes, Jimmie Crimes, both of Buena Vista, Georgia, Tony Hefflin, Jr., Sacremento, California, Dyshawn Ford, Fort Valley, Georgia and Dominique Clark, Oglethorpe, Georgia; one great great grandson, Davion Ford, Fort Valley, Georgia; four sisters-in-law, Mae Willie Walker, Oglethorpe, Georgia, Helen Hart, Ernestine Frazier, both of Ellaville, Georgia and Mary Kate Boyd, Charlotte, North Carolina; half brothers and half sisters, Joseph Walton, Jersey City, New Jersey, Rebecca Jones, Buena Vista, Georgia, Mary Brown, Richland, Georgia, John Wesley, Doris Garner (Willie), Clem Walton, Chester Walton, all of Buena Vista, Georgia, Susie Walton, Columbus, Georgia, Alton Walton, Henry Walton, both of Buena Vista, Georgia, Alma Walton, Americus, Georgia and Curtis Walton (Pearl), Buena Vista, Georgia; a host of beloved nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Sorry for loss.My thoughts and prayers are with you during this most difficult time.
Aldean was a special person whom I will miss very much.Sorry for your loss and may God bless you in this time of sorrow.
To Becky and Family: My deepest sympathy goes out to you and your family at this time,just
remember that those that mourn shall be comforted. That means by your family and friends. I do pray for the family at this time,may you all find comfort in the WORD.
We were so very sorry to hear of your loss.A great mother, wonderful loving grandmother and awesome person. I will never forget her she was always a blessing to me. I will always remember how she took care of me back in the day. Take comfort in knowing you now have a special angel to watch over you. You are in my thoughts and prayers.
Angela D. Terry
May God continue to comfort you in your time of sorrows
Annie R. Biggins
To my classmate Rebecca and Family...I am sorry to hear of your loss. May the good Lord strengthen and keep you in His arms as you go through this tunnel of darkness. Keep your eyes unto the hills, lean and depend on His care. His light will comfort and guide you through. Your days may be desolate, but not in despair if you put all your trust in Him. Believe on the Lord Jesus Christ and thou shall be saved.
May Uncle Pete and you rest in peace forever, love always.
In the time of your sorry may it ease your pain to know that others are thinking of you.
Aunt Elizabeth Moore and Family (Ellaville,GA.)