Thursday, September 4, 2008

Shirley Irene Heston, a homemaker, 72 passed away Friday, Aug. 29, 2008, at Cox-South Hospital in Springfield.

She was born, Oct. 27, 1935, in Denison, Kan., to the late Jesse O. and Mary Helen (Caskey) Ray. On May 6, 1956, she married Glen K. Heston who survives.

Additional survivors include: two sons, Kenneth Heston and his wife, Sue, of Purdy, and Paul Heston, of Jenkins; two daughters, Cindy Heston, of Jenkins, and, Debra Heston, of Topeka, Kan.; one brother, Robert Ray, of Valley Falls, Kan.; one sister, Mary Swift, of Goff, Kan.; and three granddaughters.

She was preceded in death by her parents, one brother, Bill Ray, and one grandson.

Services were at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, at Bible Baptist Church in Cassville with Pastors Brad Lowrie and Wes Steward officiating. burial followed at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery in Butterfield.

Arrangements are handled by Wheaton Funeral Home, Wheaton.