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Golda Burt Heard
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Golda Burt Heard, 84, of Dawsonville, died Oct. 30, 2012.

Born Aug. 12, 1928, to the late Wiley and Ola Berry, she was a lifelong resident of Dawson County. Golda spent her life dedicated to her family and was employed in several fields during her working life.

She was a member of Bethel Baptist Church.

Her husbands, Clyde A. Burt and Ed "Boots" Heard; sisters, Yvonne Berry, Melva Mitchell, Audrey Ralston, Ann Swain; and a brother, Odell Berry, preceded her in death.

Survivors include her daughter and son-in-law, Jean and Ivan Bishop of Andalusia, Ala.; son, Ronald "Buddy" Burt of Dawsonville; grandchildren, Lindsey and Andy Wallace, Tammy Stowers Edwards, Landry Jones; great-grandchildren, Anden Wallace, Jenna Claire Wallace, McKale Edwards; special caregivers, Tabitha Jones, Susan Walsh, Monica Powell, Heather Ramey, Christy Wilkie; various other relatives also survive.

The family would like to thank Halcyon Hospice and Mary Jo Hitt, Kathryn Napier, Helen Grizzle and Linda McCombs.

Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Nov. 2 at Bethel Baptist Church with the Revs. Stephen Davis, Leonard W. Ridings and Russell Burt officiating. Interment followed in the church cemetery.

Flowers were accepted or donations could be made to the Bethel Baptist Church Cemetery Fund, c/o Clayton Vaughters, 3165 Hwy. 136 West, Dawsonville, GA 30534.

Bearden Funeral Home of Dawsonville was in charge of the arrangements.