Originally created 09/14/99

Mr. Louis Sheppard



AVERA, Ga. -- Mr. Louis "Buddy" Sheppard, 74, of 1162 Hattaway Road, died Monday, Sept. 13, 1999, at Jefferson County Hospital.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Pleasant Grove Baptist Church with the Rev. Donald Lumpkin officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

Mr. Sheppard, a native of Jefferson County, had retired as a mechanic. He was a member of Waldens United Methodist Church.

Survivors include his wife, Evelyn T. Sheppard; two sons, Ken Sheppard, Aiken, and Donald "Duck" Sheppard, Avera; a brother, James O. Sheppard, Wrens; and two sisters, Mary Siler, Wrens, and Barbara Hadden, Gibson.

Pallbearers will be Algernon Usry, Lewis Mathis, Russell Callaway, Tanny Prescott, Anthony Clark and Tommy Sheppard.

Friends may call at the residence.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. today at Sheppard Funeral Home, Gibson.

The Augusta Chronicle Sept. 14, 1999