(WOODLAND) The funeral for Fayrine Brown Heard, 82, of Woodland was Monday, Feb. 8, 2021, at 11 a.m. at Benefield Funeral Chapel with Bro. David Daniel and Mark Mitchell officiating. Burial followed at Big Springs Baptist Church Cemetery.

Mrs. Heard passed away Saturday, Feb. 6, 2021, at her residence.

A Randolph County native, Mrs. Heard was born Sept. 21, 1938, the daughter of Henry and Minnie Coker Brown. She was a member of Big Springs Baptist Church and worked in the cafeteria at Woodland High School.

Survivors include her daughter, Mary Ann Parker (Gary) of Ashland; two sons, Michael Heard (Janice) and James "Jamie" Heard (Allison), both of Woodland; six grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; sister, Thelma Lewis of Talladega; and brother, John Brown of Roanoke. Mrs. Heard was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Bobby Jack Heard; and siblings, Kinsman Brown, Marie Richardson, Mildred Heptinstall, Letha Richardson, Mattie Chase and Barbara Jean Vogel; and sister-in-law, Jane Brown.

Donations may be made to Big Springs Baptist Cemetery Fund. Online condolences may be expressed at www.benefieldfhwedowee.com.

Benefield Funeral Home, Wedowee.

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