Mr. Delano K. “Del” Heard

Published 4:12 pm Friday, May 31, 2019

Mr. Delano K. “Del” Heard of Lanett, died Tuesday, May 28, 2019, in Valley. 

Funeral Services are scheduled for Monday, June 3, 2019, at 1 p.m. from Mt. Hermon Baptist Church in Lanett, with Pastor Lamar D. Johnson officiating and the Rev. Vernon Carter as the eulogist. 

Interment will follow in Pine Hill Cemetery in Lanett. Davis Memorial Mortuary of Valley is directing.  Public Viewing is scheduled for Sunday, June 2, 2019, from 1 p.m. until 6 p.m. at Davis Memorial Mortuary Chapel. 

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“Del” accepted Christ at a young age and joined Mt. Hermon Missionary Baptist Church. He later united with Berean Church International, Inc. also of Lanett under the leadership of the Rev. Vernon Carter.  He was a faithful member and served untiringly in various ministries including, but not limited to: the Outreach and Youth Ministries, Parking Lot Attendant, Cuisine, Transportation, Van Driver for the Youth, Hospitality and as a Deacon in Training.  He was a Class of 1997 graduate of Valley High School.

He is survived by his parents Fob and Brenda Heath Heard; two siblings Lateka Heard (Sebastian) Jackson and Lutesia Nichole (Eric) Zanders; five uncles Sharman Lewis Heath, Homer (Mildred) Heard, Bob (Susie) Heard, Jamie (Janice) Heard and James Calhoun; aunt Virginia Heard; one great-uncle Wilson Gilder; six great-aunts Mae Fannie Flowers, Bennetta Hurston, Lucilla (James) Browder, Juanita Gilder, Shirley Gilder and Annie Ruth (Orte) Askew; three nieces Taliya Jackson, Taylor Jackson and Karter Zanders; a special friend who was like a brother Zambroski Walton; and a host of other relatives and friends.

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