Phyllis “Oma” Heeres


June 7, 1950 – January 9, 2013

DURHAM – Phyllis “Oma” Sherron Heeres, 62, died Wednesday.  She was born in Wake County.  Phyllis was a perfectionist; always ensuring things were done right.  She was a breast cancer survivor.  She loved her family, her children and grandchildren were the light of her life.  She was preceded in death by her father, Bobby Horton Sherron.

She is survived by her husband of 16 years, Charles Heeres of Durham, children, Allan E. Johnson of Clayton and Bobby R. Johnson (Kimberly) of Raleigh, her beloved mother, Louise Bowling Sherron of Zebulon, and grandchildren, Paul, Dean, Savannah, & Abigail.

In lieu of flowers memorials are requested to the Susan G. Komen Foundation.

Funeral service 2 pm, Saturday, Zebulon Baptist Church, visitation 12-1:45 pm in the sanctuary prior to the service.  Burial, Gethsemane Memorial Gardens.

Arrangements are with Strickland Funeral Home, 211 W. Third St., Wendell.

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