Juanita F. Heimer, 88, of Hannibal, Mo., passed away at 8:14 p.m. Tuesday, May 26, 2015, at Hannibal Regional Hospital.
Funeral services will be 10:00 a.m. Saturday, May 30, 2015, at the Smith
Funeral Home and Chapel. Rev. Steve Barker will officiate. Burial will follow in the Grand View Burial Park.
Visitation will be from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Friday evening at the Smith Funeral Home and Chapel.
Juanita was born on June 12, 1926, in Hannibal, Mo., the daughter of William "Tip" and Rose Pearl (Berry) Farrell. She was previously married to Bill Heimer and he preceded her in death.
Survivors include three children, Pam Lyng (John), Brad Heimer (Tammy) and Jill Perry (Steve Murphy) all of Hannibal, Mo.; one son by choice, Kent Hackamack (Christina) of Hannibal, Mo.; one sister, Dolores Hostetter of Peoria, Ill.; eleven grandchildren, Anne Hibbard (Rob), Jeff Lyng (Heather), Joe Lyng (Dondi), Laura Carroz (Fred), Troy Heimer, Ryan Constable (Kristen), Bryson Jarman (Nicole), Blake Jarman, Tyler Perry (Marisa), Camille Hackamack and Brandon Hackamack; ten great-grandchildren; and one niece, Chris Curtis (Harry).
In addition to her parents, Mrs. Heimer was preceded in death by one grandson, Phillip Perry, and one brother-in-law, Curt Hostetter.
Juanita previously worked as a partner in Walker-Heimer Income Tax Service, at the Marion County Assessor's Office for Syl McIntyre, as a branch secretary at Production Credit Association, and retired as manager of the Senior Citizen Hi-Rise for the Hannibal Housing Authority. She enjoyed playing canasta, taking boat rides on the Mississippi, and watching basketball, especially the Lakers and MU Tigers.
Mrs. Heimer enjoyed spending time with friends and family. She never met a stranger; once you met her, you never forgot her smile and wit. Juanita was a member of Calvary Baptist Church.
Pallbearers will be Kent Hackamack, Tyler Perry, Jeff Lyng, Joe Lyng, Troy Heimer, Ryan Constable, Jake Hibbard and Will Hibbard.
Honorary pallbearers will be Mrs. Heimer's grandchildren, great grandchildren, and the staff at Luther Manor.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Phillip Perry Memorial Scholarship Fund in care of Smith Funeral Home & Chapel.