Funeral services for Mrs. Sudie Heard, 103, will be at noon Saturday, Feb. 9, 2013, at Goodsell United Methodist Church, 2613 11th St., S. Gadsden, with Pastor Percy Nolan officiating. Burial will be in Lincoln Hill Memorial Park Cemetery, East Gadsden, Ala. Ervin Funeral Chapel in charge. Family will receive friends at Ervin Funeral Chapel, 1518 Brown Ave., Anniston, Ala., today from 6 to 7 p.m.
Sudie Heard, formerly of Gadsden, Ala., passed away on Monday, Feb. 4, 2013, at the Golden Living Health Care Center. She was preceded in death by her husband, Allen Heard; parents, Joe Sims and Lancie Lee-Sims; four sisters; and two brothers.
Survivors include her brother-in-law, S.D. Heard; two very devoted nieces who visited her daily at the Golden Living Health Care Center, Hazel Kimble and Gloria Ann Kimble; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other family members and friends; a longtime friend, Mrs. Sue D. Wright of Washington, D.C.; and several friends in Gadsden, Ala.; her cousins, Martha Dews and Belinda Smith, from Tennessee, who visited Sudie on Feb. 1, 2013.
Sudie was an inspiration to all who knew her. Thanks to all of the staff at the Golden Living Health Care Center for the special care that was given to her.
In lieu of flowers, the family has asked that donations be made to the Goodsell United Methodist Church, 2613 11th St., S. Gadsden, AL 35904.