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Heidi H. Birdsey 1936 - 2012
Heidi H. Birdsey
Heidi H. Birdsey

Heidi H. Birdsey, 76 of Camp Verde, passed away at her home on Sunday, February 12, 2012.

She was born on January 14, 1936 in Los Angeles, California to James Haggart and Estelle Jenkins.

Heidi mothered foster children. She was a choir director for 25 years, Sunday school teacher for 25 years, church secretary for 25 years and a minister’s wife for 52 years. She was also WSCS President and UMW President.

Heidi is survived by her loving husband, William. She is also survived by son Larry Birdsey of San Lorenzo, CA and daughters Laurie Whipps of Phoenix, AZ and Lee Hamby of Henderson, NV.

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, February 18, 2012 at 1:00pm at Mt. View United Methodist Church in Cottonwood.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Verde Valley Community Hospice, 859 Cove Pkwy # 103, Cottonwood, AZ 86326 or Mt. View United Methodist Church, 901 South 12th Street, Cottonwood, AZ 86326.

An online guestbook is available to sign at www.westcottfuneralhome.com

Information provided by survivors.

Reader Comments

Posted: Thursday, February 16, 2012
Article comment by: Wes,Patti, Brittney and Katie Shelton

Birdsey Family,
We are so sorry to hear of the passing of Heidi. She was such a wonderful lady and our family will cherish fond memories of church activities with her. Bill, you and your family will be in our prayers.

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