Weatherford Democrat


June 5, 2014

Carol Ann Heizer Cory Steadman


Beloved mother, aunt, cousin and friend, Carol Ann Heizer Cory Steadman, 71, of Lovettsville, Virginia, died Thursday, May 15, 2014, in Blue Ridge Hospice In-patient Care Center in Winchester, Virginia. 

She was born March 9, 1943, the daughter of Albert and Helen Pearson Heizer, in Columbus, Ohio.

An avid singer and performer, Carol sang throughout her life performing in community theater productions, variety shows and as a featured soloist with numerous church choirs in Columbus, Ohio, Memphis, Tennessee and Plano, Texas. Carol truly found her voice singing lead as a member of the 5-time International Champion “Rich-Tone Chorus” of Richardson, Texas. Carol devoted over 25 years to the Sweet Adelines International women’s barbershop chorus, contributing to their championships won in 1992, 1995, 1998 and 2006. Painting, calligraphy, travel and visiting with friends and family were among her other passions.

Surviving Carol are her son, Kevin Crane-Cory and his wife, Julie, of Honolulu, Hawaii; her son, Mark Cory, his wife, Jennifer, and her two granddaughters, Sarah and Emily, of Bridgeport, West Virginia; a brother, George Jones, his wife, Pat, of Morristown, Tennessee; her niece, Debi Ratcliff; and nephews, Byron and Kent Jones. Surviving cousins include Cheryl Porter and Sandy Roser, of Hillsboro, Ohio, Fran Downs of Mineral Wells, Texas, and Joycellen Garrett of Lakeland, Florida.

In addition to her parents, Carol was predeceased by a brother, Jerry Jones; a nephew, Bradley Jones; and a cousin, Margie Simon.

A memorial service will be held at Harwood Christian Church in Lynchburg, Ohio on Saturday, June 21, 2014, at 11 a.m.

Arrangements are by Phelps Funeral & Cremation Service, Winchester, Virginia. (

Phelps Funeral & Cremation Service


Text Only
  • Joyce Mae Brown

    Joyce Mae Brown, 82, died Friday, July 25, 2014.

    July 28, 2014

  • Deanna M. Baker

    GRANBURY — Deanna M. Baker, 39, passed away Sunday, July 27, 2014, in Granbury.

    July 28, 2014

  • W.L. (Bud) Barber W.L. (Bud) Barber

    Winburn Lee Barber, of the Greenwood community, passed from this life on Thursday, July 24, 2014. He was born and died in a Parker County farmhouse – 100 years, four months and 15 days apart.

    July 26, 2014 1 Photo

  • Tylea-Marisol Grace Moore Tylea-Marisol Grace Moore

    WEATHERFORD — Tylea-Marisol Grace Moore, one year old, passed away Monday, July 7, 2014.

    July 26, 2014 1 Photo

  • Bernice Sipe Bernice Sipe

    WEATHERFORD — Bernice Sipe, 87, passed away Friday, July 25, 2014.

    July 26, 2014 1 Photo

  • Grace E. Jones

    Grace E. Jones, 91, died Monday, July 21, 2014.

    July 23, 2014

  • Katherine Faye Daniel Brown

    BRECKENRIDGE — Katherine Faye Daniel Brown, 93, died Sunday, July 20, 2014, in DeLeon. 

    July 22, 2014

  • Kelley Ann Aylesworth Queen

    Kelley Ann Aylesworth Queen, 54, died of natural causes on July 13, 2014.

    July 22, 2014

  • Maggie Curtis Maggie Curtis

    Maggie Curtis passed away Sunday, July 20, 2014, at the age of 80. 

    July 22, 2014 1 Photo

  • Charles M. Linehan Charles M. Linehan

    WEATHERFORD — Charles M. Linehan, 81, beloved husband, father, grandfather, brother and friend, passed away Sunday, July 20, 2014.

    July 21, 2014 1 Photo

Must Read
Top News
House Ads
AP Video
Looming Demand Could Undercut Flight Safety Raw: 2 Shells Hit Fuel Tank at Gaza Power Plant Raw: Massive Explosions From Airstrikes in Gaza Giant Ketchup Bottle Water Tower Up for Sale Easier Nuclear Construction Promises Fall Short Kerry: Humanitarian Cease-fire Efforts Continue Raw: Corruption Trial Begins for Former Va Gov. The Carbon Trap: US Exports Global Warming UN Security Council Calls for Gaza Cease-fire Traditional African Dishes Teach Healthy Eating 13 Struck by Lightning on Calif. Beach Baseball Hall of Famers Inducted Israel, Hamas Trade Fire Despite Truce in Gaza Italy's Nibali Set to Win First Tour De France Raw: Shipwrecked Concordia Completes Last Voyage Raw: Sea Turtle Hatchlings Emerge From Nest Raw: Massive Dust Storm Covers Phoenix 12-hour Cease-fire in Gaza Fighting Begins Raw: Bolivian Dancers Attempt to Break Record Raw: Israel, Palestine Supporters Rally in US