Owen Funeral Home

12 Collins Drive, Cartersville, GA


Willadene Rickard Heim

July 22, 1929March 22, 2020

Willadene (Willow) Heim passed away on March 22 at the Cartersville Medical Center. She was 90 years old. Mrs. Heim was preceded in death by her husband John and her sister Erma Fry. She leaves behind a daughter and son-in- law Peggy and Kevin Lobello of Cartersville and a son and daughter-in-law Mick and Beth Heim of Baton Rouge, LA. She also leaves behind grandchildren Elizabeth and Adam Edwards, John Lobello, Sarah and Tyler Pearson , Stephen and Christine Heim and Kelley and Chris Heim- Maier. Mrs. Heim also had two great-grandchildren, Kevin Lobello and Willow Grace Edwards, whom she adored. Mrs. Heim was a certified respiratory therapist. Her last positon was with the American Lung Association. She loved her family and loved the United Methodist Church. She was a member of Sam Jones United Methodist. Mrs. Heim was the former Lay Leader of the LaGrange District and former pastor of Salem and St James United Methodist Churches. She was the founder of God’s Bread Basket Food Pantry in Hogansville, GA and was a gifted and accomplished quilter. A service celebrating her life will be held at a later date when our current health crisis is over. Memorial gifts can be made to God’s Bread Basket, PO Box 161 Hogansville, GA 30230. Please visit www.owenfunerals.com to sign the on-line register. Owen Funeral Home 12 Collins Dr Cartersville, GA has charge of the arrangements.


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Willadene Rickard Heim

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Nancy Apgar

March 25, 2020

So sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

Robin Ketcham

March 25, 2020

My deepest sympathies go out to you and your family. May God give you the peace that you seek.

Faye Storey

March 22, 2020

This must have been a God moment. I was looking for something else and saw that Willow had gone Home. Willow was very special to me in my learning more about Christ. My heart goes out to you. God Bless and Keep you. Faye Storey, LaGrange District - Cornerstone UMC