NAUGATUCK, W.Va. — Shirley Mae Sheppard, 71, of Naugatuck, went to be with the Lord Tues., Jan. 21, 2014.
Born Sept.r 19, 1942, at Wolf Creek, Ky., she was a daughter of the late Bill Sheppard and Nancy New Meeks. In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by her step-father, Ray Meeks and two brothers, Dewey Sheppard and Harold Sheppard.
Survivors include one son, William (Emma) DeLong of Lenore; one daughter, Nancy (Lyle) DeLong of Naugatuck; one sister, Glendine Sheppard of Naugatuck, WV; her grandchildren, Harold (Lou) Bryant of Naugatuck, Arvel Bryant of Williamson, and Heather DeLong and MaKayla DeLong, both of Lenore,, and her great-grandchildren, Jackson Bryant of Naugatuck, Layla Bryant of Kentucky, and Lleyton Bryant of Williamson.
Services will be conducted at noon Fri., Jan. 24, at Hatfield Funeral Chapel with Bro. Josh Hall officiating. Burial will follow in the Jarvis Cemetery at Winco Block with family and friends serving as pallbearers.
Visitation will be from 6-9 p.m. Thursday evening at the funeral home with a special service at 7 p.m.
Online condolences may be left for the family by going to www.hatfieldfc.com.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the Hatfield Funeral Chapel of Toler, Ky.