(BIRMINGHAM) Francis Ann Heard, 72, of Birmingham, formerly of Five Points, died Thursday, Sept. 5, 2019 at her home.

The funeral will be Saturday, Sept. 14, at noon at Macedonia Baptist Church in Five Points with the Rev. Tommy Carwell and Pastor Cecelia Broome officiating. Burial will follow in Pine Grove United Methodist Church Cemetery in LaFayette.

Ms. Heard is survived by her daughter, Debra Heard; and stepdaughter, Thelma Heard, both of LaFayette; son, Isiah Heard of Oglethorpe, Ga.; four brothers, James Wright (Gladys), Leroy Heard (Velma) and Clarence Heard (Janice), all of Birmingham, and Willie Heard (Dorothy) of Fort Wayne, Ind.; five sisters, Mary Ethel Heard, Bernice Baker and Judy Crawford, all of Birmingham, Rita Golden (Sylvester) and Tina Taylor, both of Fort Wayne; 11 grandchildren, 26 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild; and a host of nieces and nephews, other relatives and friends.

Silmon-Seroyer Funeral Home, LaFayette.