Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Saturday, November 9, 2013, at Christians Standing Up For Jesus Church in Shaw with Bishop Dr. Joe Nathan Henry officiating. Burial will follow in Northwest Shaw Memorial Gardens under the direction of W.S. Brandon Mortuary in Cleveland.
Visitation will be held on Friday, November 8, 2013, from 4-6 p.m. at Christians Standing Up for Jesus Church in Shaw and at 10 a.m. Saturday prior to the service.
Mrs. Shepherd is survived by husband Tony L. Shepherd; sons, Cornelius Shepherd, Tony Shepherd Jr. and Demetrius Sims, all of Shaw; sisters Willie Mae Fizer, Georgia Sims, Cora (Charlie) Jackson, Jacqueline Sims, LeKeisha (Emmett) Phillips and Pamela Sims, all of Shaw, and Rose Delfin of Tustin, Calif.; brothers, Robert (Stella) Sims, Charles (Lisa) Stimage, Walter Sims, brother and Kevin Sims, all of Shaw; uncles, Freddie Lee Turner of Milwaukee, Wis., and Joe Kelley (Marie) Smith of Benoit; grandchildren Jaylon, Taylon, Daylon and Savanna White; and a host of in-laws, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.