Virginia Lee Little

March 8, 1928May 18, 2018

Virginia Lee Little, 90 passed away at Signature Healthcare of Terre Haute on May 18, 2018. She was born March 8, 1928 in Terre Haute to Herbert Hecklesberg and Beulah Iola Cavalt Hecklesberg. She was married to Thomas D. Little on November 23, 1946 in Terre Haute. They were married for 41 years until his death in 1987.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; son Thomas D. Little, II; sister Rose Marie Frischman; brothers Richard Hecklesberg & Earl Hecklesberg; and grandson Brandon Nally.

Virginia is survived by daughter Sandy Papero (John) of Downey, California; son Vince Little (Cindy) of Terre Haute; brothers James Hecklesberg of California, Dennis Hecklesberg of California and Kenneth Hecklesberg (Linda) of Nebraska; 7 grandchildren; and 12 great grandchildren.

Virginia graduated from the former State High School in Terre Haute. She worked at General Telephone, Terre Haute Housing Authority, and for her husband’s construction company for many years. Above all she was a devoted homemaker who always supported and loved her family dearly.

A memorial service will be scheduled at a later date. Interment will be in Roselawn Memorial Park.

Roselawn Funeral Home was entrusted with arrangements. Expressions of Sympathy and fond memories may be shared at


  • Memorial Service Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Virginia Lee Little

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