Originally created 12/07/00

Mrs. Dovie Sheppard



WRIGHTSVILLE, Ga. - Mrs. Dovie Mae Sheppard, 83, died Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2000.

The funeral will be at 3 p.m. today at First United Methodist Church with the Revs. Jim Osborne, Reginald Edenfield and Ernest Veal officiating. Burial will be in Westview Cemetery, Thomson.

Mrs. Sheppard, a native of Johnson County, had retired as owner and operator of Sheppard's Florist and was a member of First United Methodist Church, where she was a member of United Methodist Women.

Survivors include two sons, Daniel Edward Sheppard, Oxford, and Steve Sheppard, Atlanta; a daughter, Patricia Ann Sheppard, Tennille; a brother, Ernest L. Veal, Wrightsville; and six grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be Scott Sheppard, Hunter Johnson, Tommy Veal, Ernest Sheppard, John M. Sheppard and Zenus Thomas.

Memorials may be made to First United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall Building Fund, 208 W. Elm St., Wrightsville, GA 31096.

Stanley Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

The Augusta Chronicle Dec. 7, 2000