Obituary: HEAPS, CANDICE

Published: Wednesday, Aug. 27 2014 9:49 a.m. MDT

Candice Heaps 1975 ~ 2011

Candice (Bates) Heaps lost her courageous 18 month battle with cancer in her home on June 26, 2011. She was born on January 12, 1975 in Arcadia Valley, Missouri to Curtis and Dorothy Bates who now reside in Sandy, Utah. Candice attended elementary and junior high in Ironton, Missouri and graduated from high school in Amarillo, Texas in 1993. She married Tyler Jarvis in January 1996, they later divorced. She remarried in March of 2008 to Lance Heaps. As a child, Candice had a passion for dance. Later, as an adult, scrap-booking and photography became her hobbies. Her family will always remember the late night card games, her quick wit, infectious laugh and spontaneous sense of adventure. Candice's never ending quest for education eventually led her to the classroom. She loved teaching reading and math at Northlake Elementary in Tooele. Candice is survived by her husband, Lance; children, Jackson Jarvis, Remington Jarvis, Coalter-Baye Jarvis, Magnum Jarvis, Michael Heaps, and Mason Heaps; parents, Curtis and Dorothy; siblings, Cindy (Bub) Gopp, Loren (Nancy) Bates, Keith (Lea) Bates, Blaine (Mary) Bates, Kyle (Cia) Bates, and Greg (Monica) Bates. Viewing will be on Thursday, June 30th at the LDS Church located at 1717 N Berra Boulevard in Tooele from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Funeral Services will be on Friday July 1st at 11:00 a.m. at Church with a viewing one hour prior to the services. Burial will follow the services at the Tooele City Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Huntsman Cancer Center in Salt Lake. Condolences can be sent to the family at www.premierfuneral.com.