TIGNALL, Ga. - Mrs. Sara Echols Shepard, 94, of Delhi Road, died Wednesday morning at her home. Mrs. Shepard was a native of Wilkes County, and was a retired nurses aid at Georgia Baptist Hospital. She was a member of the Seventh Day Adventist Church in Madison. Funeral services will be Friday at 3 p.m. at the Tabor Baptist Church with Elder Anthony Thomsen officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. She is survived by a sister-in-law, Essie Echols of Tignall; and by a number of nieces and nephews. Memorials may be made to the Tabor Baptist Church Cemetery Fund, c/o James Echols, 1282 Flatrock Road., Tignall, GA. 30668. The family will receive friends tonight, Thursday from 7 to 9 p.m. at Hopkins Funeral Home in Washington.
The Augusta Chronicle-October 18, 2001