Helen Heather Landrey
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Helen Heather Landrey
  • March 18, 1969 - October 3, 2017
  • Columbia, Missouri

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Dr. Helen Heather Landrey



1969-2017





Dr. Helen Heather Landrey, 48, Equine Veterinarian of Columbia Missouri, passed away on October 3rd 2017 peacefully in her home. She was born on March 18, 1969 in Kankakee, Illinois, to Nancy Burns and Eugene Hankinson.



Surviving Heather are her beloved sons, Jeremy (Kristen) and Jackson Landrey; mother, Nancy Burns; sisters, Dawn Ortiz, Janice (Scott) Stevenor Dale; granddaughter, Harper Landrey; nephews, Eric Reick, and Zachary Ortiz; niece Jordan Ortiz; aunts, Patricia (Don) Brosseau, and Audrey Previdi; step siblings, cousins and many close friends.



Preceding Heather in death was father, Eugene Hankinson; step father, Dr. William Burns; grandmother, (her namesake) Helen Tivey McCumber Skinner; grandfather, Merville Skinner; aunts, Elizabeth Joan Roper, Carole Sue Natschke, Bethel Virginia Landeck, and Mary Evelyn Thornton; uncles, Kenneth Roy Skinner, and Eugene Merville Skinner.



Heather moved to Columbia, Missouri in June of 1995 to start her journey into Veterinary Medicine. She graduated the Equestrian Program of Stephens College in 1997 and proceeded straight to the University of Missouri Veterinary School. She graduated with her Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine in 2003 and immediately began practice as an Equine Veterinarian. She loved spending time with her family, baking, the outdoors, a good bluegrass band, and woodworking. Her passion was her work. She was a problem solver and loved fixing anything and everything.



There will be a Celebration of Life for Dr. Heather Landrey on Saturday, October 7th from 4-7pm in Kiwanis Park at the CK ODOR Pavilion off of College Park Dr. Friends and family come and share your favorite memories of Heather. In lieu of flowers, you will have the opportunity to donate towards a trust for her two young sons.



Online condolences may be left for the family at memorialfuneralhomeandcemetery.com