Published 9:52 am Monday, January 1, 2018

CAMP HILL, Ala. — Mrs. Bessie Lee Taylor Heard, 59 of Camp Hill, Ala. passed away on Monday, Dec. 25, 2017 in Camp Hill.

Funeral Services will be held during the noon hour CST on Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2018 at Murray Chapel AME Zion Church in Camp Hill. Rev. Albert Lewis, pastor and Apostle W. T. Traylor will officiate.

Mrs. Tayler is survived by her husband, Joseph Heard of Camp Hill; her loving mother, Mattie L. Holloway, Alexander City, Ala.; one son, Adreyon Taylor, Dadeville, Ala.; one daughter, Latawn Taylor, Dadeville; two sisters, Linda (Joe) Brown and Anesia Hatcher, both of Dadeville; two brothers, Charlie (Justine) Taylor, West Palm Beach, Fla. and Tony Taylor, Dadeville; six grandchildren, Adreana Heard, Huntsville, Ala., Quentrel Heard, Troy, Ala., Justice Young and Liberty Young, both of Dadeville, Keionna Wesley, Fort Gaines, Ga., and Payton Taylor, Eufaula, Ala.; three sister­s-in-law,  Juanita (James) Woody, Camp Hill, and Valeria Rowe and Clarice McGee, both of Buffalo, N.Y.; five brothers-in-law, LaMorris (Camilla) Heard, Waverly, Ala., Elmore Heard, Buffalo, N.Y., Michael Heard, Waverly, Ala., Gary (Leola) Heard, Guin, Ala. and O’Neal (Mallory) Heard, Cartersville, Ga. and some special friends., Maria Antionette Turner, Alexander City,  and Monique Menniffee, Jeff Bandett, Jessie Pogue and Linda Ware, all of Camp Hill, a dear friend, Mack Ford of Dadeville and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

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Silmon­Seroyer Funeral Home, LaFayette, is handling the arrangements