Robert Howard Heard, 93, of Marietta, formerly of Austell,
died Friday, Oct. 4, at Wellstar Cobb Hospital in
Mr. Heard retired from Georgia State University where he worked as a carpenter.
He is survived by his wife, Elizabeth Ann Ferguson Heard of
Marietta; son, Joseph Howard Heard of Franklin, NC; daughter, Vonnie
Marie Heard of Marietta; brothers, Jack Heard of Morrow, Harold Heard of
Conyers, and Harry Heard of Conyers; and sister, Sarah Stallings of
The family received friends 4-6 pm Sunday, Oct. 6,
at White Columns Chapel in Mableton. Funeral services will be held
at 1 pm Monday, Oct. 7, in the funeral home's chapel.
Interment will follow at Mount Harmony Memorial Gardens in Mableton.