Sherry Heard Dixon, 50, of Chattanooga, died on Tuesday, May 1, 2012.
She was a member of Rose of Sharon Baptist Church.
She was preceded in death by sisters, Jacquline, Debra and Angela Heard; grandparents, Alladen and Lizzie Mae Heard; and Dovie Lane.
She is survived by her daughters, Shanara Morris and Shuntee Heard; son, Justin Appling; parents, James Frank and Gwendolyn Heard; grandchildren, DaTara White and Kennedy Morris; sisters, Annette (Eddie) Choice, twin, Jerri (Lovell) Wade; Aunts, Marion (Jim) Davis, Elaine Few of Chattanooga, Doris Dees of Buffalo, NY; Hattie Mae Miller, Frances Lee of Cleveland, OH and aunt, Joy Lewis, Antioch, TN; great-uncle, Charlie (Janie) Kyle, Chattanooga and a host of other relatives and friends.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Monday, May 7, at Rose of Sharon Baptist Church with Pastor Charles Moore officiating. Interment will be in Greenwood Cemetery.
The body will lie in state from noon on Sunday until 7 p.m. at John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Ave., 622-9995.