Thursday, October 13, 2011

Stoney Heatherly, 85, of Exeter, passed away on Sunday, Oct. 9, 2011, at his home. He was born on Jan. 17, 1926, in Jasper, Ala., son of James Carl Heatherly and Sovia Godfree. in 1974, he moved to Barry County. He was a decorated member of the U.S. Navy and served during WWII. During his time in the Navy, he traveled to the Pacific, the Phillipines and the Lucian Islands.

Survivors include: two sons, Sheldon Heatherly, of Exeter, and Jim Smith and his wife, Mary, of Klamath Falls, Ore.; one daughter, Sharon Johnson and her husband, Don, of Clovis, Calif.; seven grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by one son, Shannon Joe Heatherly, who passed away in 1999.

Cremation arrangements are under the direction of White Funeral Home and Crematory in Cassville.