Eva Heathman

Obituary of Eva M Heathman

Eva M. Heathman, age 67, of Roach, Missouri, passed away Saturday, January 25, 2020 peacefully at her home in Roach. Eva was born September 16, 1952 in Concord, New Hampshire, to Oliver and Josephine (Hanna) Oglesby. Eva and Charles Heathman shared 9 years together before Charles preceded her in death on April 25, 1998. Eva found joy in raising horses. She enjoyed being able to ride and the challenge of breaking them. She loved to sing and dance. She also loved watching movies at home with her two girls and watching her youngest daughter Maria growing up. Eva enjoyed studying the Bible with her good friends Janet Gross, Mark and Maryanne Garriet, and Walt and Elizabeth Waltman. She also enjoyed many other activities including riding motorcycles, going to casinos, cooking and knitting. Eva loved her two dogs Candy and Timber. But her most cherished time was spent with her children, grandchildren, and friends. Eva is survived by her children Maria Heathman of Roach, Missouri, Eva Avery of Roach, Missouri, James Reed of Concord, New Hampshire, Clifford Avery of Boston, Massachusetts, Denise Dore of Sedalia, Missouri, and Sherry Phillips Oglesby of Milford, New Hampshire; her son-in-law Larry Gazarek of Mack’s Creek, Missouri; several grandchildren and several great-grandchildren. She is also survived by her brothers Ronald Oglesby and wife Lisa of Manchester, New Hampshire, and Gary Oglesby of Osage Beach, Missouri; her brother-in-law Michael Heathman; her dearest close friend Richard Cooper of Tennessee; and several nephews, nieces, and friends. Eva was preceded in death by her husband Charles Heathman; her parents Oliver and Josephine Oglesby; and her brother Chester Oglesby. Celebration of Life will be held at her home in Roach, Missouri at a later date. Inurnment will be held at a later date at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery in St. Louis, Missouri.