Detective Kristen Hearne, age 29, of Cedartown, Georgia passed away suddenly on Friday, September 29, 2017 while serving in the line of duty.
Kristen was born on November 15, 1987 in Rome, Georgia. She was a member of the Wimberley Hill Baptist Church and had been attending Worldview Baptist Church. Kristen was preceded in death by her grandparents, Rev. Bobby Tinney and Liffie Tinney and Aileen Brewer.
Detective Kristen Hearne started her career in law enforcement with the Floyd County Sheriffs Department in 2008 as a Deputy Sheriff. In July 2012 she began working for the Polk County Police Department as a Patrolman. In 2013 she was promoted to the rank of Detective and was assigned to the Criminal Investigation’s Division of the Polk County Police Department.
Detective Kristen Hearne is survived by her husband, Matt Hearne; her son, Isaac Hearne; mother and father, Patricia Tinney Brewer and Ron Brewer; brothers, Joseph Montgomery, Patrick Snead, Michael Snead and Matt Brewer; grandfather, Rev. James Brewer; father and mother in law, Rev. Chris and Marie Hearne and a number of nieces and nephews. A number of aunts, uncles and cousins also survive.
The family of Detective Kristen Hearne will receive friends on Monday, October 2, 2017 from 3:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. at the Victory Baptist Church.
The Funeral for Detective Kristen Hearne will be conducted on Tuesday afternoon, October 3, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. from the Victory Baptist Church with Cedartown Police Chief Jamie Newsome and Polk County Police Chief Kenny Dodd officiating. Interment will follow in the Oak Grove Cemetery with Rev. Doyle Kelley officiating.
The Floyd County Law Enforcement Honor Guard will be serving as Pallbearers. Members of the Polk County Police Department and any and all other law enforcement officials will serve as Honorary Pallbearers.
For personal condolences and to sign the online guest book, please visit our website at www.liteseyfh.com. The Lester C. Litesey Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements for Detective Kristen Hearne, of the Polk County Police Department.