Ouida J. Sheppard, 79, of Beaumont, passed away on Sunday October 6, 2013 which was also her 57th wedding anniversary at Baptist Hospitals of Southeast Texas in Beaumont. A native of Arlington, Texas, and fifty year resident of Beaumont, Mrs. Sheppard was born on August 4, 1934 to her parents Henry and Marie Crowley Watkins who preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by three brothers and two sisters. She was a homemaker. Ouida is survived by her loving husband Charles E. Sheppard, Jr. of Beaumont, son Charles E. Sheppard, III and wife Edna of Beaumont, daughter Shawn Maselli and her husband Nick of Lufkin, brother, Truett Watkins of Homeland, California. Also surviving are four grandchildren, Jerry Meece, Jr. and wife Brandy of Lufkin, Stacey Seago of Bridge City, Dellacy DuBose and husband Justin of Grapevine, Texas and Charles E. Sheppard IV of Beaumont. Funeral services will be held on Saturday October 12, 2013 at Forest Lawn Funeral Home's Chapel at 2:00 P.M. with burial to follow at Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Beaumont. Visitation will begin at 12:00 noon until service time on Saturday.
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Published in The Beaumont Enterprise on Oct. 9, 2013