2019-07-03 ssl--hometownhero

Jimmie Heaton

Jimmie L. Heaton, brother of Albert Heaton of the Sand Springs area, was reportedly killed in action during the Korean War in 1950.

All six of the men born to Homer and Elva Heaton, who raised their children in Kansas, served in the military. Lewis Heaton served in the U.S. Army for six years, Albert Heaton served in the U.S. Army for five years, Homer Heaton Jr. retired from the U.S. Air Force, Glenn Heaton retired from the U.S. Air Force and Roger Heaton served in the U.S. Navy for six years.

Their mother, Elva, received a commendation from the President by an organization called American War Dads and Auxiliary.

Rachel Snyder 918-581-8315

rachel.snyder@sandspringsleader.com