Barbara Ann Heck, 89, of Payne, passed away Friday, November 18, 2022, at Paulding County Hospital.

Barbara was born November 20, 1932, in Ft. Wayne, a daughter of the late Dorothea (Kintz) & Cletus Bacon. 

Barbara spent her life as a homemaker, caring for her children and husband who she loved with all her heart. Her faith and trust in Jesus was something she held to the highest esteem and she made sure to pass her faith onto her family all the way down to her great grandchildren. Barbara also enjoyed spending time with family at Hamilton Lake for over 50 years. She was always full of smiles when holding a baby and also loved collecting baby dolls.

She will be sadly missed by her husband, Everett, to whom she was married to April 19, 1952; children, Thomas Heck, Marilyn (Joseph) Hoffman, Daniel (Deb) Heck, Carolyn (Mark) Malfait, Joseph (Debbie) Heck, Michael (Robin) Heck, Robert (Lisa) Heck, & Jerry (Michelle) Heck; siblings, George Bacon & Mary Pierce; 21 grandchildren; & 22 great grandchildren.

She was also preceded in death by her siblings, Virginia Moyer, Eugene Bacon, Norbert Bacon, & Joan Carey.

Viewing is Tuesday, November 22, 2022, from 4-7 PM at Dooley Funeral Home, 5761 SR 500, Payne, Ohio 45880.

Service is Wednesday, November 23, 2022 at 10:30 AM with viewing one hour prior at the funeral home. 

She will be laid to rest in St. John the Baptist Catholic Cemetery. 

Memorials are to Youth for Christ.

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Flowers and other tributes may be delivered Monday, 9 am to 5 pm or Tuesday, 9 am to 1 pm to the flower delivery entrance at the Payne funeral home.