Frieda Kay Hendricks Heavner, age 79, of Milo Neal Road, departed from this life early Saturday morning, October 16, 2021. She was born September 16, 1942 in Lincoln County, daughter to the late Fred and Ruby Hopper Hendricks.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her granddaughter, Kayla Hull; and brother, Jerry Hendricks.
Frieda was a member of Cherryville Missionary Methodist Church, where she sang in the choir, was a former Sunday School Teacher and was an active member of the Ladies Circle. For many years she volunteered with Hospice of Cleveland County. Frieda was a loving and devoted mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother, whose love for her family was second only to her Lord.
She is survived by her daughters, Teresa H. Maddox (Chad), Robin D. Heavner, Joy H. Black, and June H. LaMacchia (Joe); brother, Jim Hendricks (Marylin); former husband and father of her daughters, Billy Ray Heavner; grandchildren, Amanda Arthur (Dusty), Chad Edwards (Audrey), Taylor Black (Daniel Dickerson), JoJo LaMacchia, Alison LaMacchia, and Ethan Gantt; great-grandchildren, Brayden Edwards, Kendall Edwards, Jack Horne, Jedediah Dickerson, Rhett Edwards, and Dylan Edwards; and her many friends and church family at Cherryville Missionary Methodist Church.
Funeral services will be held at 6 pm, Wednesday, October 20 2021 at Cherryville Missionary Methodist Church with Rev. Bobby Holtsclaw and Rev. Jimmy Rudisill officiating.
The family will receive friends from 4:30 to 5:45 prior to the service at the church.
A graveside committal service will be held at 11am Thursday, October 21, 2021 at Cherryville City Memorial Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to either Cherryville Missionary Methodist Church building fund at 318 W Ballard St, Cherryville, NC 28021, or Hospice of Cleveland County at 953 Wendover Heights Dr, Shelby, NC 28150.
Condolences may be made to www.carpentersfuneralhome.net