Cheyenne Gabrielle Heard, age 17, of Canton passed away Friday, Sept. 13, 2013. Cheyenne was a senior at Creekview High School. Her senior project was called Tying up Cancer To Benefit Rodeo Kids with Cancer. Not only was this a senior project, but this spilled over into Cheyenne's personal life. She was a cowgirl who rode horses all her life and loved barrel racing.
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Cheyenne had a tremendous heart and touched everyone she came in contact with. Cheyenne worked with special needs children, was part of the student body government, and was a member of the Georgia High School Rodeo Team. She was also involved in the Hightower Baptist Church Vacation Bible Study group. She was preceded in death by her grandfather, Harold Heard.
She is survived by her parents, Jason (Debra) Heard and Nichelle (Tim) Stewart; brothers, Justin and Jeb Stewart; sister, Shelby Pritchett; grandparents, Rick and Beth Farr, Jerry and Geraldine Stewart, Gary Spence and Brenda Heard; niece, Madison Stewart; several aunts, uncles and cousins; and other loved ones and friends also survive.
Funeral services will be held Sunday, Sept. 15, at 2 p.m. at Ingram Funeral Home Chapel, with the Rev. Gerral Richards and the Rev. Rudy Tribble officiating. Interment will follow at Hightower Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends at Ingram Funeral Home Friday, Sept. 13, from 6-9 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 14, from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Sunday, Sept. 15, from 10 a.m. until the hour of the service.
Condolences may be made at www.ingramfuneralhome.com.
Ingram Funeral Home and Crematory is in charge of arrangements.
Ingram Funeral Home
210 Ingram Avenue
Cumming, GA 30040
Published in Forsyth County News from Sept. 13 to Sept. 16, 2013