Mark Heard, age 40, of Rex, Ga., passed away Oct. 17, 2005.

He is survived by his wife, Jane Heard; son, Joshua Heard; daughter, Alina Heard; step-daughter, Jamey Clark; parents, Joel and Pat Heard; brother, Randy Heard and wife Amber; niece, Megan Heard; a loving friend and ex-wife, Cyndee Heard and several aunts, uncles and cousins.

Funeral services will be held Thursday, Oct. 20, 2005 at 2 p.m. from The Rock Baptist Church in Rex, Ga. The Rev. Don Bazal and the Rev. Barry Kelley officiating. Interment will be at The Rock Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends tonight from 5-8 p. 4t5m. at Horis A. Ward Funeral Home - Parkway Chapel in Forest Park, Ga. (404) 366-3522.