Juanita Marie Plant Lancaster Heflin - Submitted for the USGenWeb by Richard P. Sevier 9/13/2013


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From The Decatur (AL) Dailey    September 12, 2013                               

Juanita Marie Plant Lancaster Heflin - Madison Parish, Louisiana   

Funeral service for Juanita Marie Plant Lancaster Heflin, 83, of Trinity will be today, September 12, 2013, at 3 p.m. at Parkway Funeral Home with Pastor Grady Mimbs officiating. Burial will be in East Lawrence Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be from 1 to 3 p.m. at the funeral home.

Mrs. Heflin, who died Monday, September 9, 2013, at home with family and friends, was born December 24, 1929, in Tallulah, La., to the late Samual and Myrtle Antoine Plant. She was a graduate of Trinity High School. She worked at BellSouth, Elmores, and retired from Goodyear mill in Decatur. She was a member of Parkview Baptist Church. She raised seven children whom she had with Will Lancaster and spent over 20 years in marriage. She also spent 30 years with husband, Richard Heflin. He had five children when they married and she helped raise his youngest child, Tammy. They worked hard to blend the families together.

She loved housekeeping, gardening, cooking, and was very artistic. She was preceded in death by her husband, Richard Heflin Sr.; son, Kirk Lancaster; son-in-law, Billy Joe Landers; two stepsons, Richard Jr. and Tim Heflin; brother, Samual Plant Jr.; and step great-grandchild, Shelby Lee Goode. Survivors include three sons, Phil (Lisa), Joey (Sherry) and Danny (Pam) Lancaster; three daughters, Jan Landers, Angie Roberts and Tina Reed (Jody); three stepdaughters, Janet Peymani, Daryl Berryman and Tammy Street; 17 grandchildren, 12 step grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren, 21 step great-grandchildren and ten step great-great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be grandsons.