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Joseph Richard Heard
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Birth: Mar. 1, 1886
Union Parish
Louisiana, USA
Death: Mar. 1, 1969
Hempstead County
Arkansas, USA

Joseph R. Heard, 83, of Hope, Arkansas, father of Mrs. L. W. Bower, Shreveport Times fashion writer, and a member of a family long prominent in Louisiana, died in his home early Saturday, March 1, 1969 on his 83rd birthday.

He and his wife had resided in Hope since moving there 47 years ago from Winnfield. A retired businessman, Mr. Heard was born on the family plantation near Shiloh, Union Parish, March 1, 1886, the son of Lorraine Shearer and John Richard Heard, descendants of pioneers in north Louisiana.

He was a nephew of the late Gov. William Wright Heard of Louisiana.

In addition to Mrs. Bower, his survivors include his widow, the former Daisy Huffman, also a member of a family which long resided in Louisiana, another daughter, Mrs. James G. Williams, Jr. of Bartlesville, Okla., and Montego Bay, Jamaica; and three granddaughters, Daisy Heard Williams and Holly Heard Williams, of Bartlesville and Jamaica, and Daisy Bower, a student at Stephens College in Columbia, Mo.

Burial was at 2 p.m. Sunday in the Huffman plot in the Old Winnfield Cemetery at Winnfield with Rev. Robert W. Gage of the Winnfield Presbyterian Church officiating.

Arrangements were under the direction of Herndon Funeral Home of Hope and Southern Funeral Home of Winnfield.

Published in The Winn Parish Enterprise News-American, March 6, 1969 
Family links: 
  John Richard Heard (1838 - 1925)
  Lorraine Sherrer Heard (1848 - 1910)
  Daisy L. Huffman Heard (1896 - 1992)
  Daisy Dorothy Heard Bower (1919 - 1978)*
  Martha Victoria Heard Andrews (1879 - 1962)*
  Joseph Richard Heard (1886 - 1969)
*Calculated relationship
Winnfield Cemetery
Winn Parish
Louisiana, USA
Created by: Ron Manley
Record added: Jun 29, 2010
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Joseph Richard Heard
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Joseph Richard Heard
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My great-uncle Joe. RIP.
- Scout Finch
 Added: Sep. 6, 2013

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