January 9, 2014

Horace Bearden

— Horace Bearden, 80, of Murfreesboro, Tenn., and formerly of Rocky Face, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014, at the Alvin C. York VA Medical Center in Murfreesboro.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Willie and Lillian Bearden.

He is survived by his daughter and son-in-law, Patricia and Greg Planzer of Dalton; two sisters and a brother-in-law, Doris Gowin of Ringgold and Paulette and Johnny Gallman of Chatsworth; two brothers and sisters-in-law, Gene and Montyne Bearden of Tunnel Hill and Morris and Edna Bearden of Ocee, Fla.; two grandchildren, Karen Daniel and Sydney Planzer, both of Dalton; two great-grandchildren, Paige Daniel and Pvt. Cody Howard; nieces and nephews.

The funeral to honor the life of Mr. Bearden is today at 2 p.m. at the Westside Chapel of Julian Peeples Funeral Home with the Rev. Keely Hasty officiating.

Burial will be in Rocky Face Cemetery.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home today from noon until the service at 2 p.m.

Julian Peeples Funeral Home, Westside Chapel, Rocky Face, is in charge of arrangements. For more information, call (706) 272-9777.