Virginia Maxine Heyen was born in Clearmont, Mo., April 2, 1922, the daughter of Everett and Mamie (Cox) Gray. She died in Portland, Or. July 1, 2013, at the age of 91. She graduated from Clearmont High School in 1938, and attended Maryville College. After graduating in 1942 she started teaching English and History at Rock Port High School. She married Frank J. Heyen in 1943, and assisted him in his men’s clothing store, The Toggery, which they purchased in 1946.
She is survived by her children Ann of Portland, Or., Joe of Kansas City, Mo., her sister Katherine Lee Green of St. Joseph, Mo., and her nephew Bob Green, also of Kansas City.
Funeral services will be held Friday, July 12 at the United Methodist Church of Rock Port, Mo., 211 Opp St. at 1 p.m.
The family requests donations to the church or to St. Jude’s Hospital in lieu of flowers.