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Roma Jean Heaton

Roma Jean Heaton, age 77, of Mountain City, Tennessee, passed away on Wednesday,
October 8, 2014 at the Mountain City Care Center. She was born on January 7,
1937 to the late Isaac Luke Laws and Beulah Dugger Laws. Roma was a member of
Locust Gap Baptist Church. She enjoyed spending time with her family, especially her
grandchildren, who Roma and Jim helped raise. Roma is survived by her husband and best friend of
61 years, James ‘Jim’ Heaton; son, Donald Heaton and wife Joann; grandchildren: Jason
Heaton and wife Libby and Daniel Heaton and special friend, Amber; several sisters
and brothers and several nieces and nephews. Funeral services were conducted at 2:00 p.m.
Saturday, October 11, 2014 at the Mountain City Funeral Home with Pastor Shannon
Courtner officiating. Music was provided by Joe Crisp. The family received friends from 1-2:00 p.m. prior to the service. Graveside service and interment followed from the Rainbow Cemetery. Active
pallbearers were Rob Timbs, Dalton Timbs, Adam Timbs, Rob Reece, Tim Reece and
Junior Reece. Honorary pallbearers were Daniel Jones, Dr. Whitlock and nurses and staff of Mountain City Care Center. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in Roma’s
memory to the Johnson County Rescue Squad, 203 Vandilla Street, Mountain City, TN
37683. At other times, the family will receive friends at the home, 641 Claude Warren Road,
Mountain City, TN 37683. Condolences may be sent to
he family through our website at The family of Roma Jean Heaton has entrusted her services to Mountain City Funeral Home, 224 S. Church Street, Mountain City, TN