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Fern May Heard
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Obituary for Fern May Heard

Fern May Heard, age 70, of Miller, Missouri, passed away after a short illness at 4:45 p.m. on Sunday, October 22, 2017, at the Mt. Vernon Place Care Center.  She was born September 15, 1947, in Miller, the daughter of Carl and Mary (Jones) Corwin.

Fern was a 1965 graduate of Miller High School, and worked for the Juvenile Shoe Factory in Aurora, Missouri, retiring in 2012.  She was a member of the Miller First Baptist Church and she loved to sew, embroidery, cooking and being with the grandkids.

On May 2, 1970, she married James Heard, in Miller, Missouri.

She is survived by her husband of 47 years, James; one son, David (Jeannette) Heard, of Ash Grove, Missouri; five grandchildren, Courtney and Jenna Heard, Tim, Christopher and Johnny Wright; three brothers, Donnie (Sharon) Corwin of Aurora, Raymond (Nilajo) Corwin of Springfield, Missouri and Harold (Charlotte) Corwin of Aurora and several nieces and nephews.

Her parents, Carl and Mary, daughter, Sara Heard, two sisters, Geraldine Corwin and Faye Morris and her brother, Vincel Corwin, preceded her in death.

A funeral service will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, October 28, 2017, at the Morris-Leiman-Mosher Funeral Home, in Miller, with burial to follow at the Miller Memorial Gardens Cemetery.  Visitation will be held from 6:00-8:00 p.m. on Friday, October 27, 2017, in the funeral home chapel.

Memorial donations may be made to family to help with funeral expenses.

Online condolences may be shared at this website.

Funeral Service:
501 N. Davis St.
501 N. Davis St., Miller, MO, 65707
10:00 a.m. on Saturday, October 28, 2017

Memorial Donations:
Memorial donations may be made payable to Morris-Leiman-Mosher Funeral Home
Memorial donations may be made payable to Morris-Leiman-Mosher Funeral Home, P. O. Box 108, Miller, Missouri, to help with funeral expenses.

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6:00 AM
Morris-Leiman-Mosher Funeral Home

501 N. Davis St.
Miller, MO 65707

6:00-8:00 p.m. on Friday, October 27, 2017

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Miller Memorial Gardens Cemetery

Miller Memorial Gardens Cemetery, Miller, MO.


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