Peggy Ann Heckadon, age 71, of Rich Hill, Missouri passed away Friday, May 14, 2021 at her home with her family at her bedside. Peggy was born September 26, 1949 in Des Moines, Iowa, the daughter of Charles and Delores (Stevens) VanBlaricum. She united in marriage to Stonie Heckadon of Rich Hill on November 21, 1975. Peggy was a retired school teacher.
She is survived by her husband, Stonie, of the home; daughters: Tabitha & Don Polacek, Melissa & Cyrus Nichols, Michelle Ryan; son, Justin (Karen Jones) Heckadon; 10 grandchildren, 7 great-grandchildren; and two brothers, Charles VanBlaricum Jr. and Thomas VanBlaricum.
Peggy was preceded in death by one child; her parents, Charles & Delores VanBlaricum; parents-in-law, Leroy “Cotton” & Lucille Heckadon; brothers, Doug VanBlaricum and Robert VanBlaricum; and one great-grandson, Caine Schmidt.
Funeral Service will be at 2:00pm, Monday, May 17, 2021 at Heuser Funeral Home. Visitation will be from 1:00 pm until service time. Burial will be at the Green Lawn Cemetery.