Funeral services for Gearldean Heavener (Fisher) Thrift, 99, of Heavener are Monday at 1:30 p.m. at Perry Chapel Baptist Church with LeRoy Heavener and Bro. Jerry Turner officiating.
Burial will follow in the Reichert Cemetery, under the direction of Dowden-Roberts Funeral Home of Heavener.
She was born Nov. 24, 1918 in Heavener to Joseph and Ora (Milligan) Heavener and passed away Jan. 9, 2018 in Heavener.
Gearldean was a life-long resident of the area, a member of Perry Chapel Baptist Church and a retired nurse’s aide. She was also a member of the Reichert/Summerfield Quilting Club. She loved spending time with her family and friends. Gearldean will be deeply missed.
She was preceded in death by her parents.
Surviving family members are two daughters Carolyn Doris Avila (Leo) of Modesto, California and Linda Rae Henry of Conser; one son, David Fisher; three brothers Dave Heavener of Conser, Herman Ray Heavener and wife Phyllis of Conser, and LeRoy Heavener and wife Mary of Howe; one sister, Doris Jean Jahn, of Modesto, California; 10 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews, loved ones, and her church family at Perry Chapel Baptist Church.
Pallbearers are her family.
Viewing is Saturday from noon until 8 p.m., Sunday from 8:30 a.m. until 8:30 p.m. and Monday from 8:30 a.m. until 1 p.m.
The family will visit with friends Sunday from 4 to 7 p.m. at the funeral home.
To sign Ms. Thrift’s online guestbook please visit www.dowdenrobertsfuneralhome.com.
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