Beverly Heaton, 83, of Corning died Aug. 9, 2014.
Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 14, at Corning United Methodist Church. The Rev. Ken Rummer will officiate. Interment will be in Prairie Rose Cemetery. Open visitation will be 1 to 8 p.m. today with family present 6 to 8 p.m. at Pearson Family Funeral Service, 701 Seventh St., Corning. Memorials may be given to Corning Public Library, Corning United Methodist Church, PEO Continuing Education and or Allen and Beverly Heaton Scholarship Fund. Online condolences may be left at www.pearsonfuneralhomes.com.
Beverly A. Heaton, daughter of Pauline A. (Atwood) and Edward S. Day, was born July 1, 1931, in Hepburn.
Beverly attended Villisca Schools and graduated from high school in 1950. She attended Clarinda Junior College and graduated with an associate’s degree in elementary education.
On June 22, 1952, Beverly married Allen L. Heaton at the Presbyterian Church in Villisca.
Beverly taught at Corning elementary school until the arrival of their first child. She was a stay-at-home mother.
Beverly was initiated into PEO in 1951 and was a past chapter president along with holding numerous offices in Chapter CV Corning.
Beverly and Allen were active members of Corning United Methodist Church and volunteered at the church, as well as in the community. She was active in Roseann Auxillary and Women’s Club.
Beverly is survived by her daughter Carla (Dr. Greg) Duncan of Bettendorf; son David (Annette) Heaton of Edmond, Okla.; grandchildren, Grant, Garrett and Jenna Duncan and Sam and Jonah Heaton; sister Margaret (Peg) Swanson of Red Oak; brother- and sister-in-law, Henry and Doris Heaton of Brooks; many special nieces and nephews, other relatives and a host of friends.
Beverly was preceded in death by her husband; parents; father- and mother-in-law, Ivan and Wilma (Hossman) Heaton; and brother-in-law Curtis Swanson.