Obituary for Dorothy Rector Heasley

Dorothy Rector Heasley

Mother, Grandmother, Great Grandmother

Dorothy (Dot) Rector Heasley, 92, of Purcellville, Virginia, passed away at her home on Friday, September 21, 2012. Mrs. Heasley was born December 5, 1919, in Delaplane, Virginia, the daughter of Lewis and Mamie Rector. She was a homemaker and member of Bethany United Methodist Church. She married William (Jack) Riggs Heasley, Sr., on June 19, 1941.

She was preceded in death by her husband, William, (Jack) Heasley; sister, Lillian Wadsworth of Tucson, Arizona; and sister, Helen, as an infant. She is survived by her sister, Ruby Parks of Berryville, VA; her son, William Heasley, Jr., and wife Lynda of Destin, Florida; daughter, Sandra (Sandy) Pierce of Purcellville, VA; granddaughter, Erica and husband Johnny Miller of Berryville, VA; grandsons, Scott and wife Christy Pierce of Remington, VA; Sean and wife Jena Pierce of Marshall, VA; and Shawn and wife Susy Reynolds of Front Royal, VA; and great grandchildren, Alex, Gracie, Beau, Eryck and Logan Pierce, and Bubby and Cori Miller; and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.

A memorial service will be held 11:00 A. M. Friday, September 28, 2012 at Enders & Shirley Funeral Home Chapel, Berryville, Virginia, with Pastor Michael Finn-McKenzie officiating. Burial will be private.

The family will receive friends from 6:00 – 8:00 P. M. Thursday evening at the funeral home.

In Lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Blue Ridge Hospice, 333 W. Cork St., Winchester, VA 22601. Online condolences may be sent to