COLQUITT -- Mr. Frank Heard, Jr., 71, of Colquitt died Saturday, July 28, 2012 at Miller County Hospital. Funeral services will be Tuesday, July 31, 2012 at 11:00 AM at Colquitt Freewill Baptist Church with Rev. Kent Barwick officiating. Interment will follow at Primitive Union Cemetery with Stacy Heard, Bruce Herndon, Chad Heard, Chris Heard, Jerry Heard, Gary Heard, Jr. and Johnny Rentz serving as active pall bearers. Honorary pall bearers will be Felix Tabb, Jr., Ray Henley, Don Middleton, Adrian Lovering, Jerry Grimsley, Don Calhoun, Marcell Sheffield, and Rex Cook. Visitation will be Monday, July 30, 2012 from 6:00-8:00 PM at Colquitt Funeral Home.

Mr. Heard was a farmer, he attended Colquitt Free Will Baptist Church, and was a veteran of the U.S. Army.

He is survived by his wife, Patricia Newberry Heard of Colquitt, GA; two daughters, Melanie (Tommy) Smith of Colquitt, GA, and Marcia (Alan) Lee of Leary, GA; two sons, Lance (Lisa) Heard of Adel, GA, and Dane (Laural) Heard of Adel, GA; nine grandchildren, Brandon (Laura) Smith of Bainbridge, GA, Ansley (Jeremy) Smith of Colquitt, GA, Whitney (Lance) Tabb of Gainsville, FL, Miles Lee of Leary, GA, Tyler Heard, Garrett Heard, Reece Heard, Morgan Heard, and Caroline Heard, all of Adel, GA; five great-grandchildren, Lexie Smith and Bowen Smith of Bainbridge, GA, Greyson Smith and Blaise Smith of Colquitt, GA, and Townsend Tabb of Gainesville, FL; one brother, Joe Heard of Newton, GA; and one sister, Verna Herndon of Lyons, GA.

Flowers will be accepted or donations can be made to the Colquitt Freewill Baptist Church Youth Building Fund, P.O. Box 5, Colquitt, GA 39837.

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Colquitt 229/758-3571