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Leota LaRae Stephens Heath

Leota LaRae Stephens Heath, 80, died Monday, May 8, 2017 after a long illness. She was preceded in death by her parents, Leon and Anna Stephens, and her son, Gary Wayne Heath. She is survived by her husband, Joe E. Heath; son, Michael E. Heath (Valerie); nephew, Steve Harris (Patti); and grandsons, Andy and Morgan Heath.

LaRae was a member of Sandy Ridge Presbyterian Church in Fort Deposit, Ala. She was a founding member of the Alabama Chapter of COPS (Concerns of Police Survivors). She traveled often volunteering her time to those families that had suffered the death of a loved one in law enforcement.

A funeral service will be held on Wednesday, May 10, 2017 at 11 a.m. at the chapel of Dunklin and Daniels Funeral Home with Reverend Bob Watts officiating and Dunklin & Daniels Funeral Home directing. Burial will follow at Sunrise Memorial Park. Visitation will be Wednesday, May 10, 2017 from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. at Dunklin & Daniels Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to COPS, P.O. Box 3199 Camdenton, MO 65020 or the Gary Heath Scholarship Fund at Troy University.

For online condolences, please visit www.dunklinanddanielsfh.com.