Katie Heard
Katie Heard
  • May 16, 1927 - November 3, 2017
  • Seagoville, Texas

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Catherine Irene (Katie) Heard was born in Crisp, Texas on May 16, 1927 to Ralph Kannady and Gladys Irene (Hathcock) Kannady. Katie went home to the Lord from Mesquite, Texas on November 3, 2017. She is preceded in death by her parents; her loving husband Hollis and her brothers Wes, Charles and Robert. Left with cherished memories are he son Ronnie Heard & wife Linda; daughter Sandra Blanton; daughter Kathy Hopkins & husband Vic; daughter Patricia Sjolander & husband Clifford; brother Douglas Kannady; 12 grandchildren, 32 great grandchildren, 23 great-great grandchildren, 4 great great-great grandchildren and many other family loved ones and beloved friends.

Katie enjoyed being with her family at reunions and gatherings. She also enjoyed gardening and tending to her flowers. She admired their color and beauty and she was proud of her accomplishments. She also collected dolls. She had over 500 dolls of many different sizes, shapes and materials.

Katie also liked to fish. She was determined to keep her catch. She once fought a snake with a pair of pliers, sacrificing the pliers, to keep the snake from getting the fish she had caught.

The family will receive friends at a visitation 6-8pm Monday November 6 at Roselawn Funeral Home, Seagoville, Texas. A funeral service will be held at 10:00am Tuesday at The funeral home. Interment will follow at Roselawn Memorial Gardens, Seagoville, Texas where Catherine will be laid to rest beside her husband Hollis in The Garden of Memories.

Please leave condolences for the family at www.roselawn-funerals.com