Funeral services for Chris Heard, age 18, of Wedowee will be held on Saturday, March 10, 2018, at 1:00 PM at Benefield Funeral Chapel with Elder Thomas Knight officiating. Burial will follow at Bethlehem Cemetery.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 5:00-8:00 PM on Friday, March 9, 2018.
Mr. Heard passed away Sunday, February 25, 2018, at his home.
Survivors include his parents, Christopher Antonio Heard and Mary Ella Moore Heard, both of Wedowee; maternal grandmother, Gloria Lawson of Wedowee; paternal grandmother, Ida Heard of Wedowee; two sisters, Arkevia Iacara Heard and Akila Umeko Heard, both of Wedowee; a brother, Clayton Talib Kweli of Wedowee; and a host of cousins.
A Randolph County native, Mr. Heard was born on August 18, 1999, the son of Christopher Antonio and Mary Ella Moore Heard. He was Baptist by faith and worked as a block mason for Benefield Masonry. Mr. Heard was preceded in death by his grandfathers, Jasper Heard and Joseph Leon Moore.
Memorials may be floral or donations may be made to Benefield Funeral Home, 17624 Hwy 431, Wedowee, AL 36278, for funeral expenses.