Heather Lynne Berens, 39, Russell, died Friday, Feb. 2, 2018, at her home.

She was born July 9, 1978, in Russell to Kathy Berens. She was a 1997 graduate of Russell High School.

She was very active as a participant of the Special Olympics for the Russell Rough Riders for many years.

Survivors include her mother and step-father, Kathy Peacock and Lonnie Wise, Russell; a sister, Stephanie Hazlett, Abilene; and a stepbrother, Jeremiah Lumpkin, Derby.

She was preceded in death by a stepbrother, Joseph Bennett III; and her grandparents, Robert and Roseanna Berens and Dulia Kramer.

Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday at St. Mary, Queen of Angels Catholic Church, Russell; burial in St. Mary Catholic Cemetery, Russell.

Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday, with family present to greet friends from 6 to 7 p.m. at Pohlman-Varner-Peeler Mortuary, Russell.

Memorials are suggested to Russell Rough Riders or Turner Syndrome Foundation in care of the mortuary.