Muriel Heath

Muriel L. Heath, 95, of Astoria died at 1:30 a.m. Sunday, April 12, 1998, at Culbertson Memorial Hospital in Rushville.

She was born April 21, 1902, in Woodland Township, Fulton County, a daughter of James W. and Orlena Bloomfield Stephens. She married Willis J. Heath on May 21, 1944, in Astoria. He died Aug. 1, 1975. Two sisters also preceded her in death.

Surviving are one brother, William Stephens, and one sister, Nellie Stephens, both of Astoria.

She owned and operated Stephens Cafe in Astoria from 1937 to 1944. She was a member of the Sunshine Club and South Fulton Senior Citizens Center, both in Astoria.

Services were held Tuesday at Shawgo Memorial Home in Astoria with Collis Trone officiating. Burial was in Astoria Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to South Fulton Senior Citizens Center or to Astoria Township Cemetery Association.

From the Peoria Journal Star.


Published in the Astoria South Fulton Argus on 4/15/1998

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