Lillian Wallen Sheppard
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Lillian Wallen Sheppard, 86, of Maxie Avenue, Greenville, widow of Howard Lee Sheppard, passed away on Thursday, August 22, 2013, at St. Francis Hospital.
Born in Greenville, she was a daughter of the late John Wallen and Mattie Lenora Campbell Wallen. She was a former food service manager for Greenville County Schools, wife, mother and grandmother. She was a member of Washington Avenue Baptist Church.
Surviving are a son; Michael Timothy Sheppard and his wife Janet Campbell Sheppard; a sister, Mildred Wallen Sisk and husband Mellie Sisk, junior; daughter-in-law Lynn Turner Sheppard; grandchildren Timothy Dennis Sheppard and his wife Kelly Simmons Sheppard; Jason Turner Sheppard; Joshua Lee Sheppard and his wife Rachel Tucker Sheppard; Drake Michael Sheppard; and three great-grandchildren.
She was predeceased by a son, Howard Dennis Sheppard and a sister, Nellie Ruth Wallen Dean.
The family will receive friends at 1:00 pm on Tuesday, August 27, 2013, at Graceland Mortuary with funeral services to follow at 2:00 pm in the Chapel of Graceland Mortuary. Burial will be at Graceland Cemetery-West
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Washington Avenue Baptist Church, 200 North Washington Avenue, Greenville, South Carolina, 29611.
To leave online condolences please visit www.gracelandmortuary-sc.com
Graceland Mortuary is assisting the Family.
Published in The Greenville News on Aug. 25, 2013