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Betty

Jackson

Heighter

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June 8, 2019

Betty Jackson Heighter, 86, of 227 S. Marion Ave., died, Saturday June 8, 2019 at her home. Mrs. Heighter was born May 26, 1933 in Covington the daughter of the late Lawrence and Virginia Harris Jackson. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband in November 2018; Lorenzo E. Heighter, a daughter Katina Heighter; two sisters Dorothy Ross and Lena Jackson. Betty retired from the former Alleghany Regional Hospital as a food service worker. She was a member of the First Baptist Church on Lexington Ave. Surviving are two daughters Diane Heighter of Covington and Lisa Simmons and Husband, Wayne, of Bristow, VA. A nephew who was like a son Bert Jackson and Wife, Ingrid of Dublin; three grandchildren Ryan Simmons, Nicole Simmons, and Keyon Hughes (father Everette Hughes); one great grandchild Giselle Simmons; Dominic Jackson, Brian Jackson, and Chris Jackson (mother Aurelia Jackson); a God Son, Nathaniel Smith of Covington,( Nathaniel's mother) Denise Megginson and a host of nieces and nephews which include special great nieces Lola Ross, Essence, Nadia, and Serenti. The funeral service will be held Thursday June 13, 2019 at 12:00 PM in the First Baptist Church on Lexington Ave. with the Rev. Willie Cannon Jr. officiating. The interment will follow at Cedar Hill Cemetery. Cemetery Information Thursday, June 13, 2019 Cedar Hill Cemetery 1521 S. Carpenter Dr. Covington,VA - 24426 Service Thursday, June 13, 2019 12:00 PM First Baptist Church 337 S. Lexington St. Covington,Virginia - 24426 First Baptist Church on Lexington Ave.
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Juanita /Kenny Helton

Apr 23, 2024

The family of Betty ,we will miss her so much ,I will never forget her Praising the Lord ,always dancing in the presence of the Lord ,always had a heart of gold for the people ❤️, she is now in the arms of the Lord ,

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Laura Harris Waddy

Apr 23, 2024

Betty was my classmate from grade 6 at Watson to Graduation from CHS, c/o 1971. She was very quiet, yet very friendly.
I saw her several times, after her return to Covington, usually at church. She was very spiritual and loved worship and praise.
My condolences 🙏🏽 and prayers to her entire Family.

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J.R. & Mary Persinger

Apr 23, 2024

Sorry for your loss. May Joe rest in a peaceful heaven. Prayers for the family.

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Debbie Shuart

Apr 22, 2024

Kathy, So sorry to hear of Robert’s passing. He’ll be remembered as the kind face and always a kind word sitting in front of us at Church. Prayers 🙏

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Mr. and Mrs Terry Rock

Apr 21, 2024

Shirley and family - We were so sorry to hear of your loss. Johnny was a fine man and he will be missed. Please know that you will be in our thoughts and prayers, with our sincerest sympathy.

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Thomas and Barbara Tucker

Apr 21, 2024

Robert was one of the greatest person I've ever met a Christian friend. And man always loved to see you happy go lucky. Never a bad word to say about anybody. Are lives are richer for knowing him .

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Debbie Tingler Smith

Apr 21, 2024

Shirley and Family
So sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you. Johnny was such a kind sweet person. His smile would brighten anyone's day. God Bless All of You.

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Michele and Joshua

Apr 21, 2024

Shirley and family. Sorry for your loss.

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Sandy Lemons

Apr 21, 2024

Shirley, John and Lorrie my thoughts and prayers. Some of our best times in Covington were at your house. Johnny and Bo are up there healthy and pain free. My love and prayers are with you all.

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Donnette Miles

Apr 20, 2024

May you rest in paradise.

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Jack & Nadine Wykle

Apr 20, 2024

Cathy we are both so sorry for your loss. May you find hope and peace in the precious memories of yesterday.

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Roscoe R. Humphries

Apr 20, 2024

Jonny was such a wonderful man who loved his family, enjoyed his motorcycle rides with friends and attending car shows. Prayers to you Shirley and family.

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