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Brittany Giovannoni

There is a void in my heart that will never be filled. 7 months has passed and it still feels so unreal. Your inner light shown bright! I love you and miss you like crazy my beautiful forever friend. 💜♾


My heart goes out to the family. Heather was a amazing person with a beautiful soul. She will be missed dearly

David and Debora Wrench

Lord such a huge loss…my heart aches for her Parents, the girls that we know from living in Garner area, and her new Family! Praying that time will help heal some of your sorrows and pain!RIP Heather😘 Love the Wrench Family

Angie Baker

You are already missed dearly by me,Callie and many more.I have never met anyone as beautiful as you inside and out.I keep seeing you waddle up to Beans school of dance door to with me and Our girls to make sure they were gonna get the best of the best and and watching you standing in the kitchen cooking a few days before you were to have the baby and you telling Tyler babe I can make more if you want and you always giving Stevie a bag of food to take home and giving him good advice.Our times by the fire with our drinks and so much more.I will cherish every memory of you forever I love you the mostest Cuz😘

Patty Murray

What a brilliant mind. This is so tragic. Im sure your children will possess your beautiful genes. Go with God, sweet Heather.

Brooke Raines

We meg at CrossFit and we’re instant friends. We always had the best time when we were together. You felt like home. I will miss you forever and I will cherish our friendship always. I still can’t believe you’re gone.

Deborah Lewis

Heather was a a beautiful person and a force to be reckoned with--I have been so sad after hearing about her passing. I worked with her at SERVPRO where she was always a dynamo! God bless Heather and her family. I know how much she loved all of you!

Tonya Reider

Heather Faye you will always be my big sister! LoveYou always and forever.

Carol Baby

Heathe since the day your were born you have been one sweetest Joy's of my life. Life will never be the same.may you your rest in the arms ofGod.

Jennifer Koenig

I will never forget the good times we had back in the day..I love you Heather rest in heavenly peace 💓

Anita oliver

I remember that beautiful lil blonde girl I use to babysit and always bgot that big smile you have grown up to be an awesome woman a wonderful mom beautiful niece that I am so proud to say was a part of my life .. heather I'm going to miss you and Gabriel is really going to miss you he havin a bit of a time with this he loves you .rest in peace baby girl...

Nicole Bartchlett

Heather, You will Always Hold a Special place in my heart. You were a Beautiful Soul and accomplished so much in Life. You Impacted so many lives and will Never be Forgotten. I Love You Forever and Always Heather Faye

Pam King

I met her in 2019 with my daughter, Holly when we went trick or treating in a neighborhood. Tyler drove the golf cart while Heather, Holly and kids rode in the back. It was the most fun

Jessie Austin and Family

You were such a sweet and loving person! You made everyone that came in contact with you smile, you will always remain in our hearts.

Shakerra Mason Rollo

Our Memories started long time ago in Elementary School. You were so Beautiful inside and out… I’ll forever cherish our memories! You will be forever Loved & missed 😭♥️

Kara Kato

I love you to the moon and back and back again.

Alissa Lindamood

You had such a big impact on so many! You will be missed dearly! Love ya sweet friend!

Heather Faye Wilkinson


Heather Faye Wilkinson, 35, of Fernandina Beach passed away Monday, October 25, 2021.

She was born in Jacksonville but came home to Fernandina Beach and was a life-long resident. She was a member of the Fernandina Beach High School Class of 2004 and received her Bachelor of Business Administration from Campbell University in Buie’s Creek, NC.

Heather served her country as a member of the Army Reserves and served a tour of duty in Iraq in 2009. She had obtained her General Contractor’s license and recently earned her Real Estate license. Always a “powerhouse”, Heather often seemed like Superwoman. She worked extremely hard and was able to achieve much.

She liked fishing and hunting and spending time with her family. She could also be found at her children’s ballgames or working on her mini farm raising the chickens, ducks and turkeys she so enjoyed.

Heather dearly loved her family. She would be a substitute mom for her younger brothers if she needed to be, liked going on trips with her mother or being in the center of family life. She had an irrepressible spirit and would light up any room she walked into.

She was predeceased by her maternal grandmother, Shirley Faye Musgrove.

She leaves behind her soulmate, Tyler Heatwole; her newborn daughter, Finley Faye Heatwole; her daughters, Gracelyn Delaine Wilkinson and Brynlee Amelia Wilkinson; her son, Grayson Eli Heatwole; her parents, Gwen and Ronald Mixon; her brothers, Kenny R. (Katee) Turner and Travis Lee (Kara Kato) Turner; her maternal grandfather, Alton A. (Maxine) Musgrove; her nephews, Jax Leo Turner and Alton Aaron Turner as well as several extended family members.

Funeral services for Heather will be held Friday, October 29, 2021 in the Burgess Chapel of Oxley-Heard Funeral Directors at 2:00 PM. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Thursday evening, October 28, 2021 from 5:00 until 7:00 PM.

A celebration of life will follow the funeral service at the American Legion on 626 South 3rd St.

She will be laid to rest at a later date.


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