Ann Hearn
Saturday
29
December

Visitation at Funeral Home

10:00 am - 11:00 am
Saturday, December 29, 2018
Hamilton Mill Memorial Chapel
3481 Hamilton Mill Road
Buford, Georgia, United States
(770) 945-6924
Saturday
29
December

Memorial Service

11:00 am
Saturday, December 29, 2018
Hamilton Mill Memorial Chapel
3481 Hamilton Mill Rd.
Buford, Georgia, United States

Obituary of Ann Hearn

Ann Hearn, age 83 of Buford, GA, died suddenly Tuesday, November 20, 2018.  A Celebration of her life will be held Saturday, December 29, 2018 at 11:00AM at Hamilton Mill Memorial Chapel in Buford.  Pastor Mark Maynard will officiate.  The family will receive friends at 10:00AM at the funeral home.

Ann is survived by her husband of 62 years, James B. Hearn of Buford GA; daughter Joli Tripp and husband Russell of Bradenton, FL; daughter Lori Jacobi of Scottsdale, AZ; sister Nell Crowe, Duluth, GA; and a loving GranAnn to 4 grandchildren, Jillian (Joshua) Henry, Jamie (Nicholas) Cittadino, Julia Jacobi, and Jake Jacobi.

Ann was a highly popular and respected American Kennel Club Judge of all Sporting, Terrier, Toy, and Non-Sporting breeds as well as Best in Show. Before embarking on her successful judging career over 34 years ago, she had a distinguished background as an owner-handler of Fox Terriers and Bichon Frise and authored 2 books and numerous articles on many breeds. In recent years, she owned Miniature Pinschers.  As a judge, Mrs. Hearn judged all over the world at many prestigious venues. She was known for her kindness and wonderful sense of humor. Ann also had a creative side as an accomplished pianist and violinist, a gifted seamstress, and a master in the art of knitting and beading. 

In lieu of flowers, the family requests contributions be made in memory of Ann Hearn to Take The Lead, a non-profit organization that provides services, support and care for all qualified participants in the sport of dogs who suffer from the devastating realities of life-threatening or terminal illnesses.  Donations may be made at takethelead.org or 215 Washington Street, Suite 110, Watertown, NY 13601.

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