Shelley Anne Heard McClanahan, 63, of New Orleans, passed away on Monday, February 9,2015 at The Crossing in Baton Rouge, after a lengthy battle with cancer. Shelley was born on February 19, 1953 to Jules Bernard Heard and Margaret Beryl Cuccia Heard. She was a devoted wife and mother. She was a graduate of St. Anthony of Padua, Mount Carmel Academy, and LSU School of Nursing. She is survived by her husband, Ray Ardell McClanahan, and her daughter, Meghan Ardell McClanahan, brother, Daniel B. Heard. She is preceded in death by her father, Jules Bernard Heard, mother, Margaret Beryl Heard Stewart, and brother, Michael Briggs Heard. A memorial service to celebrate Shelley’s life will be held at Old Metairie Protestant Church, a.k.a. Grace Christian Center of New Orleans,1301 Metairie Road, Metairie, LA on Friday ,February 13,2015 at 10:30 A.M., conducted by Pastor Mark Gorman and Pastor Marvin Gorman. In lieu of flowers or a donation to charity, the family request “Take one of your loved ones out to dinner” and “Enjoy them while you have them”. Be happy, not sad, for Shelley and wear something bright and colorful.

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