Originally created 03/05/02

Mrs. Rose Shepherd (AUGUSTA, Ga.)



AUGUSTA, Ga. - Mrs. Rose "Roly" Shepherd, age 88, of Augusta, widow of the late Lt. Col. Pete Shepherd, went to be with the Lord on March 3, 2002, at her residence. Memorial services will be today, Tuesday, March 5 at 5 p.m. at Lakemont Presbyterian Church. She is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Lynne and Jeff Birchill of Augusta; grandchildren, Jason Bearden of Denver, Colo., Leigh Bearden and Laura Birchill of Vancouver, B.C., Canada, and Jennifer Birchill of Augusta. Mrs. Shepherd had lived in Augusta for the past 48 years and was a retired library assistant at Seago Jr. High School. Mrs. Shepherd, along with her husband, had donated their bodies to the Medical College of Georgia. Memorial contributions may be made to L.O.T.S. (Least of These Souls) Ministry, 566 Broad Street, Augusta, GA. 30901

The Augusta Chronicle March 5, 2002