Heck, Opal Wilson (Meigs County)

Saturday, October 17, 2020
Opal Heck
Opal Heck

Opal Wilson Heck, 80, passed away on October 15, 2020.

She was a native and lifelong resident of Meigs County. She was an Angel on Earth to all who knew her and now she is an Angel in Heaven, free from all pain. 

She was preceded in death by her husband of 55 years Bobby Heck; mother and father: Norman and Rosie Wilson; mother and father-in-law: Elmer and Pearl Heck; brother: Larry Wilson; nephew: Chris Wilson.

She is survived by her daughter: Brenda and Dennis Shaver; brothers: Charles Wilson and late Faye Wilson, Wayne and Linda Wilson of Decatur; sister: Lesia and David Fitch of Decatur; granddaughter: Heather and Nick Kile; great-grandchildren: Zack Crager, Krista Crager; great-great-grandchildren: Sawyer Crager; brother-in-law: Jimmy Heck; Sister-in-law: Yvonne “Sissy” Owens, Late Lucinda Heck, late Margie Wilson, Iva Dell and Benny Varnell, Joann and Gerald Goins; several nieces, nephews, special cousin: Glenda Walker; dear friends: Debbie Lewis, Addison Cardwell, Mckayla Miller, and Jeremy Crager.

A funeral service will be held on Monday, Oct. 19, in the chapel of Decatur Funeral Home & Cremation Services at 7 p.m. with the Reverend Travis Shaver officiating. Interment will be at Decatur Cemetery on Tuesday, Oct. 20, at 11 a.m.

Family will receive friends from 5-7 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 19. 

Pallbearers will be  Dennis Shaver, Zack Crager, Nick Kile, Addison Cardwell, Justin Wilson, and Lane Vaughn.

Due to Covid 19 regulations we ask that you bring and wear your mask during the service and practice social distancing. 

Decatur Funeral Home & Cremation Services is honored to serve the Heck Family.

Please go to www.decaturfuneralsandcremations.com and sign the guest book and offer your condolences.

Arrangements are by Decatur Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 423 334-3661.


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