Daris M. Heard, 69, of Chattanooga, passed away on Monday, Dec. 9, 2013. She was preceded in death by her parents, Olena Jenkins and Paul Jenkins; and her husband, Alex K. Heard Sr. Survivors include her sons, Alex K. Heard, Jr. and James (Patti) Heard; brothers, Sammy Jenkins, Gary Jenkins, Larry Jenkins, David Jenkins, Tommy Jenkins and Daryl Jenkins; sister, Sandy Jenkins; grandsons, Braxton and Kenneth Heard; aunt, Vieva Hixson and special family, Tommy and Cathy Jenkins. Services will be held at a later date. Thanks to the staff of Hospice of Chattanooga Inpatient Unit. Condolences and memories can be shared at www.williamsonandsons.com. Arrangements are by Williamson and Sons Funeral Home, 8852 Dayton Pike, Soddy-Daisy, TN 37379.