Mrs. Patricia S. Heard, 73, of Rex passed away May 6, 2013. She was preceded in death by her son, Mark Anthony Heard. She is survived by her husband, Joel Heard; son Timothy Randall Heard of Commerce; sister Debbie (James) Deloach of Brooks; grandchildren Joshua Ryan Heard, Alaina Joan (Daniel) Perkins and Megan Gabrielle (Marshall) Whitley and great-grandchild Ashlyn Grace Whitley. Funeral services will be held Friday, May 10, at 2 p.m. at The Rock Baptist Church. The family will receive friends Thursday, May 9, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the funeral home. Interment will be at The Rock Baptist Church Cemetery. Ford-Stewart Funeral Home Inc., Jonesboro, Ga. 770-210-2700. www.fordstewartfuneralhome.com