Jennie S. Heffner, 97, formerly of Laureldale, died Sept. 19, 2008, at 11:55 a.m. in Berks Heim, Bern Township, where she was a resident for seven years.Her husband, George S. Heffner, died Sept. 6, 1971.

Born in Laureldale, she was a daughter of the late Solomon W. and Clara (Meck) Yoder.

She was a member of Rosedale United Church of Christ, Laureldale.

She is survived by three sons: Richard D. Heffner, and wife, Joan B., Laureldale; Kenneth C. Heffner, and wife, Betty J., Dauberville; and David P. Heffner, and wife, Hanna, Ellendale, Del.; and two daughters, Virginia M., wife of Gordon DeLong, Pemberton, N.J.; and Janice J., wife of Harvey Miller, Friedensburg.

Other survivors include a brother, Arthur W. Yoder, and wife, Dori, Temple; and three sisters: Alberta Long and Mary Lackey, both of Tucson, Ariz.; and Helen Yoder, Reading.

There are also 14 grandchildren, 24 great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be Wednesday at 11 a.m. in Milkins Funeral Home Inc., Temple, with the Rev. Richard Leiby officiating. Burial will be in Laureldale Cemetery. Friends may call one hour prior to services in the funeral home.

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