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1972 Christopher 2022

Christopher Darren Heavener, Sr.

November 30, 1972 — August 7, 2022


Christopher Darren Heavener was born on November 30, 1972 to Larry Eugene Heavener and Judy Mandale. “Hatchia” is what he was affectionately known as by family and friends. Christopher lived in Jacksonville, FL until he moved to Folkston, GA. Christopher spent years working with his father and step-mother (Rosella Heavener) at C & L Lawn Care. When Christopher wasn’t working, he enjoyed spending time with his kids that he loved dearly.

On August 7, 2022, Christopher passed away. He was preceded in death by his mother; Judy Mandale, a brother; Brandon Knowles, his grandparents and his Uncle Ronnie.

He leaves to cherish his memories: his wife; Sonya Heavener of Folkston, GA, his father; Larry (Rosella) Heavener of Folkston, GA, his children; Christin Heavener (fiancé Cory Roddenberry) of St. Marys, GA, Chrishayla Heavener of Virginia, Jay Harris of Folkston, GA, Brandon Heavener and Christopher Heavener, Jr. of Orlando, FL, Kai’lynn Heavener and Jordin Heavener, both from Folkston, GA, grandmother; Mary Jane Allen of Folkston, GA, special brother; Norman Blake of Folkston, GA, Godson; Norman Blake, Jr. of Folkston, GA , sisters-in-law; Samantha Bolden of Savannah, GA, Christy Bolden of St. Marys, GA, Tomeica (William) Harriston of Kingsland, GA, Stacy (Keune) Cinsere Harris and Gwendolyn (Donovon) Harris-Frater, both from Orlando, FL, brothers-in-law; Jeffery (Eunice) Lewis of Alma, GA, Willie Harris and Kenneth (Kadeem) Harris, both from Kissimmee, FL, father –in-law; Tracy Harris of Orlando, FL, step-kids; Shaniyah Lewis and Shavass Lewis, both of Folkston, GA, Deshantell Moody of St. Marys, GA , ten step-grandkids, his best friend from childhood; Yargo Declarmen and a host of aunts, uncles, cousins and many sorrowing friends. Christopher will be greatly missed by all that knew him.

The family will receive friends from 6:00-8:00pm on Friday, August 12, 2022 at Shepard-Roberson Funeral Home. A Celebration of Life will be held at 3:00pm on Saturday, August 13, 2022 at Shepard-Roberson Funeral Home with Minister Allen Dasher, Doctor Bobby Roberson, Rev. Robert Alderman and Evangelist Brenda Lewis officiating.

Condolences may be expressed by signing the guest registry at Arrangements are under the direction of Shepard-Roberson Funeral Home, Folkston, GA.

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