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Lillian Wallen Sheppard

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Lillian Wallen Sheppard


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.

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Graceland Mortuary is assisting the Family.

Published in The Greenville News on Aug. 25, 2013
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