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Willie Mae Heard

May 3, 1935 ~ August 3, 2023 (age 88) 88 Years Old


Willie Mae Heard

May 3, 1935 ~ August 3, 2023

88 Years Old

Willie Mae Heard was born May 3, 1935 in Newbern, TN to the late Gilmore and Jessie Lue Wyatt.

She departed her life in Hardeman County, TN onThursday  August 3, 2023.

Her funeral service was held on Saturday August 12, 2023 at 1:00 pm at Jones Chapel MB Church with Pastor Micheal Rhyan in charge.  Burial was in the church cemetery and Dixie Funeral Home www.dixiefuneralhome.com was in charge of the professional service.  

For over thirty seven years, Willie was a dedicated and hard working employee of Harman Automotive, until her retirement.

She enjoyed shopping and fishing as her hobbies.

Willie Mae accepted Christ at an early age and later joined Jones Grove MB Church. As a member of Jones Grove, Willie Mae served faithfully as a usher and loved praising God.

Willie Mae was united in Holy Matrimony to Bobby Joe Heard Sr. at an early age and remained married until his death in 1995. From the love of this union, six children was born. Willie Mae also raised two more children as her own.

Willie was preceded in death by two sons; James (Edna) Heard and Willie Lee (Gloria) Heard: two grandsons; Tremon Wilkes and Randy Heard: five sisters; Louise Clark, Clara Barber, Virginia Mae Dell Smith, Joe Evelyn Haddix, and Ida Mae Anderson: two brothers; Theodore Wyatt and Robert Clark.

 Willie leaves to cherish her memory: her loving four children; Bobby Joe Heard Jr., Rosie Heard Pugh, Jackie Lee Heard, and Florence Green Buggs: two loving children she raised as her own; Shirley McKinnie and Minister Dorothy (Willie Ray) Robertson: two loving sisters; Jackie Todd and Lee Anna (Chester) Clardy: eighteen loving grandchildren; eighteen loving great-grandchildren; one loving great-great grandchild; one sister-in-love; Mattie Hullom: two brothers-in-love; George and Donnie Heard and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends that will miss her tremendously.

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Public Viewing
August 11, 2023

12:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Jerome Boyd Chapel at Dixie Funeral Home
750 Bills Street
Bolivar, Tennessee 38008

Funeral Service
August 12, 2023

1:00 PM
Jones Chapel MBC


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