Lucy B. Heard was born April 1, 1917 and departed this life April 22, 2014 at home surrounded by her family. Born in Alabama to Lottie and James Brown she moved to Chattanooga and became a lifetime member of Saint Paul AME. She served on the usher board and was a member of the Ester Dunegon Missonary Society. She was preceded in death by husband, Joe Heard; son Billy Wilson; and daughter Rosalind Burkes. She leaves to cherish her memory grandson, Charlton Burkes; great-grandchildren, Shaunta and Alicia Burkes step-grandchildren, Shelbree and Lisa; a host of nieces, nephews, and many friends and family. The body will lay in state today 1-6 p.m. at the Trammell Chapel 913 ML King Blvd. Funeral services will be Monday 1 p.m. at Saint Paul AME Church with the Rev. Kenneth Love officiating. Burial will follow at Highland Cemetery. Arrangement are by Hardwick & Sons Funeral Home 423-267-1244.