Family Card 9/13/21 - Person Sheet
Family Card 9/13/21 - Person Sheet
NamePlato Durham Heffner Jr.
Birth14 Oct 1910, Henderson Co., North Carolina
Death1 Jan 1981
BurialGreenlawn Memerial Gardens, Spartenburg Co., South Carolina
FatherPlato Durham Heffner (1870-1938)
MotherAgnes Miller (1880-1978)
Birth27 Apr 1918, Chesterfield County, Virginia
Death19 Mar 2015, Laurens Co., South County
BurialGreenlawn Memerial Gardens, Spartenburg Co., South Carolina
Misc. Notes
Virginia (Becker) Heffner, widow of P.D. "Boo" Heffner, passed away on Thursday, March 19, 2015.

A woman of considerable beauty, grace, and talents, she was born April 27, 1918 to Worther Guy and Lillian May Becker of Chesterfield County and Petersburg, VA.

She received her teaching degree from Madison College in Harrisonburg, VA.

Upon completion of overseas military service, Mr. Heffner took his bride to his hometown of Spartanburg, SC, where they settled and raised their family.

They were members of the First Presbyterian Church and enjoyed membership in many clubs. Mrs. Heffner excelled as a seamstress, bridge player, pianist, gardener, homemaker, and was a formidable golfer. Her later years were spent in Clinton, SC.

She is survived by daughters, Marcia Heffner Hudson (John Grier, Jr.) of Clinton, SC, and Virginia Heffner Boone (Robert B.) of Fredericksburg, VA; grandchildren, Dale Hudson Howard (William Bostwick) of Clinton, SC, Michael Miller Love (Lilian) of Blacksburg, VA, and Robert Reynolds Heffner Love of Richmond, VA; great grandchildren, Dale Garrison Howard, Barrett Howard Justice( Jonathan), and Marcia Grier Howard Marr (Robert); and a great-great grandchild, William Lewis Justice.

She was predeceased by a grandson, John Grier Hudson, III; her brothers, Worther Guy and Reynolds Gates Becker; and sister, Cornelia Lynn Coleburn.

The family wished to express their gratitude to the devoted staff at Langston House in Clinton and the utmost thankfulness to her personal caretaker and friend, Rosa Peake.

Graveside services were held Monday, March 23, 2014 at 12:00 PM in Greenlawn Memorial Gardens.

Memorials could be made to Hospice of Laurens County, 1304 Springdale Drive, Clinton, SC 29325 or to Mobile Meals, P O Box 461, Spartanburg, SC 29304.

The J.M. Dunbar Funeral Home & Crematory
Spartanburg, SC

Published in Spartanburg Herald-Journal from Mar. 21 to Mar. 22, 2015
Last Modified 13 Feb 2018Created 13 Sep 2021 using Reunion for Macintosh
Revised September 13, 2021