|Birth: ||Mar. 10, 1914|
|Death: ||Aug. 5, 2008|
Mildred Zettie Williams Heiman, 94, died Tuesday, August 5, at University of Missouri Hospital in Columbia.
She was born March 10, 1914, to Horace Boies and Nora Claire Malone Williams in Randolph County, two-and-a-half miles north of Roanoke, MO.
On June 9, 1943 she was married at Roanoke Baptist Church to David Dautel Heiman of Forest Green, who preceded her in death on Feb. 26, 1990. A son, Terry Williams Heiman, and his wife, Suzette, and grandson, John, survive her.
She was the valedictorian of her graduation class at Roanoke High School. She earned her associate of arts degree in education from Moberly Junior College in 1933 and her bachelor of science degree in education with majors in mathematics and social studies from North Missouri State Teachers College(now Truman State University) in 1938. She did graduate work at the University of Missouri and Arkansas State University. She held a life teaching certificate in Missouri. She taught for 21 years at various schools in the area, including Hurst Rural in Chariton County, the elementary schools in Glasgow and Forest Green and the elementary and high school in Roanoke and Salisbury. She also served as the elementary principal in Glasgow and the high school superintendent at Roanoke.
She joined the Armstrong chapter of the Daughter of the American Revolution in 1944 and served in a variety of leadership positions during her 64 years of membership. She served as regent for two terms, treasurer for 40 years and was named the Honorary Chapter Regent. She served the Missouri State DAR as district and state treasurer, was a member of the Missouri Slate of Officers Society and the 50 Society. She was an organizing and charter member of the Missouri State Society of the Dames of the Court of Honor, serving as vice president, chaplin and treasurer, and was the only charter member living until the time of her death.
She was a member of the Chariton Baptist Church where she served as Sunday school director, teacher and pianist.
She was active in the Mt. Zion Baptist Association, serving as a member of the executive board, assembly treasurer and as director of the youth camp. After having served as clerk for 43 years, she was named Clerk Emeritus upon her retirement in 1990.
She was the Forest Green newspaper correspondent for the Glasgow Missourian from 1951-2002 and the Salisbury Press-Spectator, 1978-2002. She was a Chariton County Farm Home Administration Board Member for three years. She organized the Forest Green 4-H and served as community leader. She organized the Forest Green Community Club and served as president, treasurer trustee. She was a member of the Chariton County Farm Bureau, serving as women's chairman and the State Farm as women's director of District 2. She was a past president and a member of the Lively Workers Club. She was a member of the Chariton County Extension and 4-H Council. She was a past president and a member of the Salisbury Music Club. She served on the Chariton County Farm Home Board for three years. She served for 50 years on the Chariton County Township Democrat Committee.
Funeral services for Mrs. Heiman were 1PM Friday, August 8 at the Friemonth-Freese Funeral Home in Glasgow with Rev. Robert Simpson officiating. Visitation was held 6 to 8 PM August 7 at the funeral home. Burial was in Roanoke Cemetery with Norbert Gebhardt, Wilbur Hackley, William Heiman, Ben Iman, Edward Meissen and Ron Thomas serving as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers were Dale Aholt, Marshall Kottman, Ray Meissen, Boone Simpson, Ray Widmer and Greg Young.
Horace Boies Williams (1891 - 1966)
Nora Claire Malone Williams (1894 - 1941)
David Dautel Heiman (1912 - 1990)*
Roanoke City Cemetery
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Record added: Aug 18, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 29127573
Added: Oct. 13, 2013
It was a pleasure visiting your resting place Mildred. May you Rest in Peace forever. Thank you for all the work you did to honor your Revolutionary War patriot and in helping others do the same.|
Added: May. 30, 2011
Mildred, I am so sorry that I just heard of your death. I so enjoyed thereunions and visits we shared. You did such a wonderful job on our familyhistory. You will be remembered in the hearts of many. May you rest in peace.|
Added: Aug. 18, 2008