December 18, 1931 ~ February 14, 2021

Born in: Baltimore, MD
Resided in: Lawrenceville, GA

Frances B. Heard, 89 of Lawrenceville passed from this life into eternal life on Sunday, February 14, 2021 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center, Barrow.

Born in Baltimore, Maryland on December 18,1931, she was the daughter of Albert Aloysius and Josephine Marie Rob Beran.

She was the wife of the late Charles B Heard Jr whom she married on August 29,1959. He preceded her in death on June 14,1996.

Frances earned a BS in Chemistry and worked in the field of her study briefly before marrying and raising a family of 5 children. She was a great cook and later became a caterer before retiring. She loved her family well and enjoyed spending time with her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. She and her husband Charles were founding members of St Lawrence Catholic Church in Lawrenceville, GA. Frances was an active volunteer of the Society of the St. Vincent de Paul ministry which is inspired by the Gospel to provide direct service to the poor.

She was also preceded in death by her son David C Heard.

She is survived by sons and daughter Thomas Heard and his wife Beth of Bogart, Michael Heard MD of Houston, Texas, Danny Heard of Bethlehem, Anne Heard Hodges and her husband Brian of Bethlehem; six grandchildren, Lindsay, Matt, Stephen, Alex, Ryan, and Ashton and six great grandchildren.

Due to the Covid pandemic, a private celebration of life service will be held for the family at Wages and Sons Funeral Home with Deacon Nick Johnson officiating.

Final resting place will be in Leonardtown, Maryland at Charles Memorial Gardens at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to St. Vincent de Paul Georgia at www.svdpgeorgia.orR or at 2050-C Chamblee Tucker Rd., Atlanta, GA 30341.

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  1. We are so very sorry for your loss. Mothers are so important to our lives. We are holding you up in prayer.
    Love, Bill and Norine

  2. CandleImagePraying for you all! Ms Fran was such a sweet lady. I enjoyed our times together with Anne. Watch over all of them Ms Fran and help to guide them through this life until they see you again. Love you all!

  3. CandleImageYou have our deepest sympathy of Frans call to be with the Lord. Our whole family loved your Mother and enjoyed helping with her catering. She will be missed! May you be comforted by all the good memories.
    Much love to you All!!
    Margaret and MaryJane (MJ)

  4. Dearest family of Frances – what a wonderful person she was and her laugh could be recognized across the room. My family and I moved here in 1974, and attend St. Lawrence, so I’ve known her for a very long and memorable time. She let me borrow her “giant” rabbit to take to 2nd grade as show and tell…funny what we think of. My prayers and love to each of you…. Betsy Podriznik

  5. CandleImageSo sorry to hear this… She was a wonderful lady and I am so glad to have known her and have her in our lives. We had many good times at you guys house and at church. Will be keeping all of you and your families in our thoughts and prayers! Love and prayers to you all Kim Warchol Bradberry

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