Annie Sheppard (1925 - 2014)

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Annie Ruth Fain Sheppard, 89, wife of the late George Franklin Sheppard, went home to the Lord while surrounded by her loving family, on Sunday, July 13, 2014 at Mountain Home Health and Rehab.

Born in Anderson County, SC, on February 10, 1925, she was the daughter of the late Wallace B. and Mamie Elizabeth Bridges Fain and was a member of New Liberty Baptist Church.

Surviving are her 4 daughters, Nettie Ruth Weathers (Billy), Frankie S. Gilbert (Stan), Alice S. Poole (Jimmy) and Claudia Plowden (Rick); 1 sister, Elizabeth Holley (Charles); 10 grandchildren, 25 great-grandchildren and 18 great great-grandchildren.

Mrs. Sheppard was also predeceased by her son, Edgar Lee Sheppard; 2 brothers and 1 sister.

A graveside service will be held on Wednesday, July 16, 2014 at 12 p.m. at New Liberty Baptist Church.

The family will receive friends prior to the service at The Howze Mortuary from 10:30 a.m. until 11:30 a.m.

The family will be at the home of the granddaughter, Donna Gilbert.

Online condolences may be expressed to the family at

The Howze Mortuary, Travelers Rest, is in charge of the arrangements. (864) 834-8051

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6714 State Park Rd
Travelers Rest, SC 29690
(864) 834-8051
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Published in The Greenville News on July 15, 2014
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