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.