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Nettie Heard


    Nettie Heard, 93 of Vernon, died on Sunday, July 10, 2016, in Wichita Falls. Services will be Thursday, July 14, 2016 at 2 p.m., at Sullivan Funeral Home Chapel with Danny Williams officiating. Interment will be at Wilbarger Memorial Park under the direction of Sullivan Funeral Home.
   Heard was born Sunday, July 23, 1922 in Slayton. She was the daughter of the late Otto Bachman, Sr.  and the late Lydia Graf  Bachman. She married J.L. Heard in 1959, and he preceded her in death July 1, 1977.  She had been a resident of Vernon since 1952. She retired from the food services at Vernon State Hospital. She was a member of First United Methodist Church.
   She is survived by three daughters, Karen Sellers of Vernon, Sharon Moore of Frisco, and Claudia Cleveland of Holliday; one stepson,  James Heard of El Paso; two brothers,  Otto Bachman, Jr. of Thalia, and Larry Bachman of Vernon;  one sister, Mary Ellen Shelfont of Columbus, Ohio; seven and 15 great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Roxann Holme-Shaw.
   Visitation will be Wednesday, July 13, 2016 from 6 p.m. to 7 Sullivan Funeral Home.
   Memorials can be made to Hospice of Wichita Falls or First United Methodist Church.
   Online condolences may be made to the family at


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