Jerry Heard

Jerry Heard

Friday, February 6th, 1942 - Monday, April 20th, 2020
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CORDELE — Jerry Heard, 78, of Vienna passed away Monday, April 20, 2020, at Crisp Regional Hospital. Due to the COVID 19 pandemic and governmental restrictions, the family will have a private graveside service.

Mr. Heard was born in Waterloo, Ga. to the late Evelyn Gertrude Shifflett Heard and the late Milford Jackson “Jake” Heard. He is preceded in death by his brother, Gary Neal Heard. He was a self-employed electrician and retired from the Dooly County Board of Education. He had served in the Georgia National Guard and was a member of Mount Pleasant Baptist Church.

He is survived by his wife of 51 years: Faye Bullington Heard of Vienna; his daughters: Jenny Heard (Mike) Bankston of Wrightsville, Ga. and Janet Heard (Jim) Kelly of Perry, Ga.; and his grandchildren: Amelia Grace Kelly and Carson Alexander Kelly.

Online condolences may be left at Hughes & Wright Funeral Home, Inc. is entrusted with these arrangements.
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  • Service

    Friday, April 24th, 2020 | 2:00pm
    Friday, April 24th, 2020 2:00pm
    Mt. Pleasant Church Cemetery
    401 Barry Road
    VIENNA, GA 31092
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Interment

    Mt. Pleasant Church Cemetery
    401 Barry Road
    VIENNA, GA 31092
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email


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Rhonda Lamb-Heath

Posted at 08:34pm
I was so sad to learn of Mr. Jerry's passing. He was such a great man and always came any time I would call for help. He will be missed by so many in our community. The family will be in my thoughts and prayers.

Ethel Fitzgerald

Posted at 08:50pm
Sending condolences to family. Knew him from his doing business with Cook.Industrial Electric in Cordele. Always friendly .

Gary and Janice Turner

Posted at 07:04pm
We were so sorry to hear about Jerry. Jerry did a lot of electrical work for us through the years. He was a fine man. Prayers continue to be with all the family.

Gary and Janice Turner

Wannie Joyner

Posted at 05:19pm
Jerry, that is a good picture of you. I am your cousin and love your sister, Marlene Harpe. I wish we could have seen you more often.

Stanley K Adamson

Posted at 04:52pm
We didn't get to spend much time with Jerry, but he was special and left a tremendous legacy and family! Our family's thoughts and prayers are with your family. Stan (Kim) Adamson

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