Jessica Elaine Lassiter Heggie
Was born on June 15, 1969 in Colorado the daughter of Judy LaMay Lassiter Hulin and Bobby M. Lassiter of Greenville, N.C. Following Bob’s retirement from the Air Force, the family moved back to North Carolina and Jessica grew up in Goldsboro and later in Wendell. She was a graduate of the Raleigh Christian Academy and Bob Jones University, Greenville, S.C. with an Associate Degree in Business. She married Peter Heggie, of Green Hill, New Brunswick, Canada in 1990 while a student at Bob Jones. Following the death of her step-father, Dr. James Hulin in 1993, she moved in with her mother, Judy Hulin in Zebulon, N.C. She battled a number of illnesses, many resulting from a serious car accident she sustained in Canada while married to Peter.
She tragically passed away on Dec 9, 2020 from injuries sustained in a fire at her mother’s home in Zebulon, NC along with her mother, Judy. In leu of flowers, contributions can be made to her memory to the Zebulon Fire Department 1003 N. Arendell Avenue, Zebulon, NC 27597 for their heroic effort in attempts to save her and her mother.
A memorial service for Jessica will be announced at a later date.
She is survived by her sisters, Vickie Zeller of Temple, Texas and Vira Ann Burris (husband Kregg Burris) of University Heights, OH.