Martha Elizabeth Heath
Martha Elizabeth Heath
  • November 4, 1925 - August 30, 2014
  • Kansas City, Missouri

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Martha Elizabeth “Beth” Heath, 88, of Kansas City, Mo., passed away peacefully on August 30, 2014, at her beloved home surrounded by family. Graveside services for family and friends will be held at noon on Thursday, September 4, at Forest Hill Cemetery, Kansas City, Mo. Private family visitation will also be held.

Mrs. Beth Heath was born on November 4, 1925, in Marshall, Mo. She grew up on her family farm and moved to Kansas City the day she graduated from high school to live with her sister. She eventually met the love of her life, Harold Heath, in Kansas City. The two married on June 8, 1946. She was widowed in 1955, and with two children to support she worked tirelessly at several jobs which ultimately led her to find her passionate fit as an Interior Designer. She began her long and successful career as an Interior Designer at JC Penney’s. After working for JC Penney’s for a number of years, she started her own interior design business. Beth was a truly talented decorator. She had the ability to create anything she could see in her mind and bring it to life in someone’s home. She was a loving and devoted mother and grandmother, and her home and heart were always open to her family and friends. She will be remembered as always making her family her number one priority. She was truly one of a kind, and she will be greatly missed.

Beth was preceded in death by her loving husband, Harold Heath, her sister, Ann Davis, and her brother, Arthur Dingley. She is survived by her son, Paul Heath of Topeka, Ks., her daughter, Katherine Heath of Kansas City, Mo., and her special nieces, LeAnn Fleeman and Nancy Washburn. She is also survived by her six grandchildren, Paul Heath, Heather Lake, Molly Heath, Lisa Heath, Josh Heath, and Greg Heath, as well as her three great grandchildren, Ava Lake, Sophia Lake, and Jaxon Robinson. Finally, she is survived by her loyal friend and protector, Sirius Black.