Pamela Kaye Shepherd
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Funeral services for Pamela Kaye Shepherd age 55 of Columbia will be held 3pm Friday from the sanctuary of Grayson Baptist Church at Grayson with Rev. Jeremy Shepherd, Rev. Jay Morgan, and Rev. Rick Crandell officiating. Interment will follow in the Columbia Hill Cemetery under direction of Riser Funeral Home of Columbia. Visitation will be on Thursday evening, October 4, 2012 at the church, from 5pm until 7pm.
Pamela Kaye Shepherd was born on June 25, 1957 at Jonesville, LA to the union of her parents, James Richard "Jimmie" Shepherd and Thelma Ruth McClure Shepherd. She passed from this life on Monday, October 1, 2012, suddenly at the Glenwood Regional Medical Center in West Monroe. She was preceded in death by her father, Rev. Jimmie Shepherd, and her grandparents, Albert & Velma McClure. Pamela was a graduate of Louisiana College where she received her degree in Education. She later obtained her Master's Degree from Northeast Louisiana University, known now as University of Louisiana, Monroe. Mrs. Shepherd was presently serving as Assistant Principal at Mangham High School. She was an active member of Grayson Baptist Church.
Survivors include her son, Rev. Jeremy Shepherd and his wife Julie of Thorndale, TX; her daughter, Nicole & husband Joe McCarty of Flower Mound, Texas; two sisters, Marci Prince and husband Timothy of Memphis, Tennessee, and Jan Nichols and her husband Nick Nichols of Alexandria, LA; and her four beloved grandchildren, Lauren & Jimmy Shepherd and Hannah & Marion McCarty, and a host of nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers include Timothy Prince, Nick Nichols , Cody Robinson, and Caleb Robinson.
Online registry/condolences: riserfuneralhomes.com
Riser Funeral Home
Published in The News Star on Oct. 4, 2012