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3701 East 7th Street
Joplin, MO 64801
Phone: (417) 781-1711
Fax: (417)-781-3916
Dana Heffington

Dana L. Heffington

Sunday, December 23rd, 1934 - Thursday, December 31st, 2020
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Dana Lee Heffington, age 86 of Wichita, Ks., went to be with her Lord and Savior on December 31, 2020 in Wichita, Ks.

Dana was born in little Rock, Ar. to Robert and Dorothy (Carraway) Duffey on December 23, 1934. She married John L. Heffington on February 10th, 1953 in Little Rock, Ar., he preceded her in death on February 28, 2017. She worked as a CSR in medical supply and retired in 1994. Her favorite pastimes were crocheting afghans for family and friends and reading books. She had such a deep love for her Savior, family, and her pets.

Dana is survived by two sons, John Daniel Heffington and Timothy Mark Heffington and a daughter, Joanna Watkins, and a sister, Deborah Kay Duffey. She also has 6 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren.

Funeral services have been postponed due to COVID. Burial will be at Forest Park Cemetery. The family has chosen a virtual viewing prior to burial during operating hours at the funeral home.
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I remember the hours we spent relaxing under trees at the George Washington Carver Memorial State Park. I wish one the same comfort under this tree.
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Debbie Duffey

Posted at 06:58pm
My dear sister, I will never stop loving you. Already I have thought of a dozen times when I couldn’t wait to tell you a funny story so we could laugh and laugh all afternoon. Anyone who ever thought the number of years and miles that separated us kept us from being “real” sisters never saw us giggle the entire afternoon away. I miss you so much, but I also know I have to share. You’re with John now, and Mother and Daddy and GeeGee. I’ll see you all soon. Until then I will keep you in my heart. Oh, how I will keep you in my heart.
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Posted at 01:34pm
Tim and Debbie, Sorry to hear about your mom. We loved her and we'll miss her very much. -Jerry and Barbara, Andrea, Niki (Kyle, Brooks & Whitaker)
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Niki Elmore

Posted at 11:56am
I love you, Aunt Dana. I wish I could have seen you more often. You gave the best hugs. Heaven has truly gained an angel. I know you are with Uncle John now, and that we will be together again one day. - Niki Heffington Elmore
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John David Heffington

Posted at 04:42pm
Always loved and never forgotten. RIP Grandma.
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