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Oletha Bliss Heaton

Wednesday, February 11, 2004

ATWOOD -- Oletha Bliss Heaton, 99, died Tuesday (Feb. 10, 2004) at Good Samaritan Center in Atwood.

She was born Feb. 2, 1905, to James K. Bliss and Mary Maybelle McDougal in South Beaver in Rawlins County. She lived her life in Rawlins County.

In 1925, she married Peter J. Heaton. She was a homemaker.

She was preceded in death by her husband; parents; a granddaughter; one son-in-law; and her siblings, Ben Bliss, Nellie Balding, John Bliss, Estella Hill, George Bliss, Carma Giles, Charles Bliss, Harry Bliss, Rosa Hardon, Gladys Ginther and a sister who died in infancy.

Survivors include her daughter, Viola Hurst and husband, Donald of Hays, Kan., and Beulah Coulson of Tulsa, Okla.; 12 grandchildren and many great and great-great grandchildren.

Services are Friday, 10:30 a.m., at Williams Funeral Home Chapel in Atwood with the Rev. James Larson officiating. Interment will be in the Atwood Fairview Cemetery.

Visitation is Thursday, 4-9 p.m., at the funeral home.

Memorials may be given in her name to the Atwood Good Samaritan Center or to the Christian Church Disciples of Christ of Atwood.

Williams Funeral Home of Atwood is in charge of the arrangements.