Ruth D. Shepherd

Ruth D. Shepherd, 84, of Braxton passed away Saturday November 23, 2019, at the VA Medical Center in Jackson, Mississippi. She was born Saturday, December 8, 1934.

Visitation was held on Monday, November 25, 201, from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. at Colonial Chapel Funeral Home Mendenhall.

Visitation was also on Tuesday, November 26, 2019, from 10 a.m. until 11 a.m. at New Zion Baptist Church in Braxton. Funeral Services were held Tuesday, November 26, 2019, at 11 a.m. at New Zion Baptist Church in Braxton. Burial followed in New Zion Baptist Church Cemetery. Bro. Carlous Smith will officiate. Colonial Chapel Funeral Home of Mendenhall is in charge of arrangements (601) 847-4401.

Mrs. Shepherd was a member of New Zion Baptist Church in Braxton.

She was preceded in death by husband, Robert Edward Shepherd; parents, Joseph and Bettie Dee Delancy; brother-in-law, Henry Wyatt.

Survivors include his daughter, Diana Aycox (James); sons, David Shepherd (Tamra) and Richard Shepherd; grandchildren, Brad Shepherd (Samantha), and Amy Shepherd; great-grandchildren, Styles Shepherd, Haygen Shepherd, Tyne Shepherd; sister, Helen Wyatt; brother, Andy Delancy (Jolyn).

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