Alberta Annie Heelstone age 79 and a resident of Porterville passed away on October 21, 2013. Alberta was born on June 8, 1934 in Hermleigh, Texas to Albert and Ora Dooley. Alberta and her family moved from Texas to the Porterville area when Alberta was only 7. She attended and graduated from Porterville High School. She was a long time member of the Porterville Elks Lodge
, a SVDH Pink Lady, 1984 Emblem Club President and she was involved with the Sheriff Volunteer Patrol program. Alberta loved to volunteer and was very involved with the community. She was very giving and was considered a "mother to all." She will be greatly missed. She was preceded in death by her sister Leota Eckles. Alberta is survived by her two sons: Earl "Clettus" and wife Karen and Dan McDonell and wife Cherry. 1 sister: Nita Loffin and husband Billy. Visitation is scheduled for Sunday, October 27, 2013 from 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm at Whitehurst-Peters-Loyd Chapel. Graveside Service is scheduled for Monday, October 28, 2013 at 10:30 am at Hillcrest Memorial Park Cemetery. To sign Alberta's online register book log on to www.whitehurstfuneral.com
or for additional information contact Whitehurst-Peters-Loyd Funeral & Cremation Service, 195 N. Hockett St. Porterville. (559) 784-6485.