TROY - Anna Belle Heckman, 92, of Troy, passed away Thursday, June 20, 2013, at the SpringMeade Health Center, Tipp City. She was born Sept. 1, 1920, in Harrison Township, to the late Earl Adams and Iva (Hartsell) Adams. She married Harold Robert Heckman on Dec. 24, 1939, and they were married 72 years before he preceded her in death on Sept. 28, 2012.
Anna Belle is survived by her sons and daughters-in-law, Duane and Helen Heckman of Celina, Dennis and Connie Heckman of Tipp City and Gary and Jane Heckman of San Diego, Calif.; 10 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; sister, Boots Thompson of Wayne; and brother and sister-in-law, Glenn and Dorothy Adams of Portage.
In addition to her parents and her husband, Anna Belle was preceded in death by brother, Paul Adams; and sisters, Hope Geithman, Carmen Schaefer and Lois Austin.
She was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Troy, Troy Garden Club, Order of the Eastern Star No. 256, Troy, and a former 'Pink Lady' volunteer with the Stouder Memorial Hospital Auxiliary.
Services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, at Baird Funeral Home, Troy, with the Rev. Dr. Richard Culp officiating. Interment will follow in Riverside Cemetery, Troy. Friends may call from 10-11 a.m. Monday at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Miami County, PO Box 502, Troy, OH 45373.
Friends may express condolences to the family through www.bairdfuneralhome.com.
Baird Funeral Home
555 N. Market St.
Troy, OH 45373
Published in Piqua Daily Call on June 20, 2013