Margaret "Millie" Heaton, 81, of Pryor, Okla., formerly of Meadville, Mo., died Sunday, Nov. 25, 2012, at Inola Health Care in Inola, Okla.
Clara Margaret was born the daughter of James R. and Veda May (Sayres) Wood on April 13, 1931, in Haseville. On May 28, 1949, she married Arden Heaton, who preceded her in death on June 16, 1992.
She graduated from Meadville R-IV in May of 1949.
Her family was her passion, and she enjoyed the outdoors and wildlife.
She was a member of the United Methodist Church, Haseville, Mo.
Survivors include one son, Stephen Russell Heaton and financee Donna Milligan, of Linneus; one daughter, Rebecca Rae "Beckie" Honeck and husband Ron, of Inola, Okla.; three sisters: Yvonne Brunner of Siloam Springs, Ark., Marcy McPheeters and husband, Richard, of Duluth, Minn., and Cathy Hicks of Grove, Okla.; two sisters-in-law: Vera (Wood) Hilliard and Lois (Heaton) Hargrave; four granddaughters: Rachel Seelbach and husband Kevin, Lawerence, Kan., Charlotte Bunyar and husband Aaron, Topeka, Kan., Monica Heaton, Lawrence, Kan., and Cassandra Habel and husband Aaron, Kansas City, Mo.; six great grandchildren: Jessica Heaton, Masen Seelbach, and Robert and Sophia Bunyar, all of Topeka, Kan., and Roland and Raleigh Habel, Kansas City.
Her parents; and infant daughter, Patricia Lynn Heaton; and a brother, James Wood, preceded her in death.
A funeral service will be Saturday, Dec. 1, 2012, at 11 a.m., at United Methodist Church, Meadville, with Pastor Richard Casady officiating. The family will receive friends Saturday at the church from 10 a.m. until service time.
Services are under the direction of Wright-Baker-Hill Funeral Home.