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Friday, June 10, 2011

Our Father, Oren

Grandle Funeral Home, Inc.

Oren Early Heatwole Oren Early Heatwole
(March 23, 1927 - June 10, 2011)

Oren Early Heatwole, Sr., 84, of Bridgewater, VA, passed away peacefully at his home, Friday, June 10, 2011. Mr. Heatwole was born March 23, 1927 near Dayton and was the son of the late Ralph Frank and Vera Early Heatwole. He was a member of Calvary Mennonite Fellowship near Harrisonburg.
He was married on July 7, 1949, to Margaret Virginia Wenger who survives.
Surviving in addition to his wife are seven daughters and sons-in-law; June (Jim) Flory of Timberville, Coleen (Glen) Barnhart of Waynesboro, GA, Julia (Paul) Graber of Brooksville, MS, Sheila (Sanford) Helmuth of Bridgewater, Polly (Mark, Jr.) Yoder of Greenwood, DE, Emily (Perry) Hostetler of Weyers Cave, Barbara (Terry) Cline of Bridgewater; and one son and daughter in law, Oren, Jr. (Cheryl) Heatwole of Bridgewater, 43 grandchildren, and 36 great-grandchildren. He is also survived by four brothers and sisters-in-law; Enos (Glennys) Heatwole of Denmark, SC, Daniel (Betty) Heatwole of Yakima, WA, Willard (Melba) Heatwole of Bridgewater, Byard (Rose Mary) Heatwole of Millen, GA, and six sisters and brothers-in-law; Miriam (Howard) Brubaker of Olar, SC, Ida (James) Goering of Dayton, Twila (Robert) Risser of Waynesboro, PA, Evelyn (Edgar) Strite of Hartwell, GA, Doris (James) Landis of Waynesboro, GA and Vera Rose (Eldwin) Campbell of Dayton, VA.
Mr. Heatwole was preceded in death by a brother; Roy Heatwole, two grandsons; Brian Graber and Justin Flory, and one great-grandson; Logan Powell.
A visitation will be held Saturday, June 11, from 5-8 PM at the Calvary Mennonite Fellowship , 6038 Mt. Clinton Pike.
Pastor Paul Emerson will conduct a funeral service Sunday, June 12 at 2 PM at Calvary Mennonite Fellowship. Burial will follow at the Bank Mennonite Church Cemetery near Dayton by Pastor David Burkholder.
Arrangements are being handling by the Grandle Funeral Home in Broadway.
There will be no viewing or visitation at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to Calvary Christian Academy, 6083 Mt. Clinton Pike, Harrisonburg, VA 22802.


Joanne said...

I am so sorry for your loss.♥

Jo-Ann said...

Praying for you God's comfort and peace in the days ahead. Knowing he is with his Lord must be comforting to you and your other siblings and families and your dear mother. God bless each of you.

Wendy said...

I am so sorry for your loss.....may Gods peace rest upon each of you during this heartbreaking are in my thoughts and prayers.....God bless each of you......