HECKATHORN, Sheliah J. Nice, 53, of Wheeling, died Thursday, July 12, 2001, in Wheeling Hospital.
She was born Feb. 20, 1948 in Wheeling, the daughter of Richard and Eliza Phemester Nice of Wheeling.
Surviving are her husband of 36 years, Leonard Heckathorn Sr.; three sons, Richard Heckathorn of Yorkville, Ohio, Leonard Heckathorn Jr. and his wife, Carol of Wheeling, and Stephen Heckathorn of Wheeling; a daughter and best friend, Michelle Richter and husband Carl III of Wheeling; four sisters, Connie Marcellus of Wheeling, Susan Krumski of Wheeling, Linda Norris of Moundsville and Lisa Holbrook of Wheeling; a brother, David Nice of Wheeling; three grandchildren, Derrick Heckathorn, Justin Heckathorn and Michael Heckathorn.
Friends received Sunday 6-9 p.m. at Altmeyer Funeral Home, 3828 Jacob St., South Wheeling chapel, where services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, with Pastor Al Eimer officiating. Interment in Mount Calvary Cemetery, Wheeling.
Mom, I miss you so much. Though we have learned to go on, a part of our heart will never be the same. God has called dad home with you. Take care of him and one day, our family will be together again. Love ya mom n miss ya so!