Rhea O'Connell-Hegeman, who had made Prescott, Ariz., her home for the last 30 years, went home to be with Jesus on Oct. 13, 2012.
Rhea was born Feb. 12, 1926, the youngest of three children, in Blue Ridge, Texas, to Eunice and Victor Cunnyngham.
She was preceded in death by her parents and siblings, Billie Carol and John Harold. She leaves behind her three children Larry Franchere (Lydija), Michael Franchere (Margaret) and Carolyn Beery. She will also be missed by her grandchildren Kim, Jaysen and Clay as well as her great-grandchildren Aiden, Will, Chase and Jordyn.
Rhea was a dedicated member for many years of Willow Hills Baptist Church.
A service will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013, at the Arizona Ruffner Wakelin Funeral Home, corner of Cortez and Carleton in Prescott, Ariz.
Please visit and sign Rhea's guestbook at www.ruffnerwakelin.com.
Information provided by survivors.