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Melba Irou Lee Shepherd
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Birth: May 22, 1918
Ringgold
Bienville Parish
Louisiana, USA
Death: Nov. 10, 2003
Minden
Webster Parish
Louisiana, USA

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Melba Lee Shepherd

Funeral services for Mrs. Melba Lee Shepherd, 85, will be held at 2 p.m. today, Nov. 12, 2003, at Spring Hill Baptist Church in Ringgold with the Rev. Bill Hines officiating and the Rev. Eric Hodge assisting. Burial will follow at Spring Hill Cemetery in Ringgold under the direction of Rose-Neath Funeral Home in Minden.

Mrs. Shepherd, a native of Ringgold and a resident for most of her life, passed away Monday, Nov. 10, in Minden. She was a housewife and a member of Spring Hill Baptist Church as well as the American Legion Auxiliary.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Vernon Shepherd and son, James Shepherd. She is survived by one son, Jerry Shepherd and wife Mary of Ringgold; two daughters, Ellen Herren and husband Morris of Minden, Peggy Lindsey and husband Richard of Sibley; one sister, Ina "Meme" Pedro and husband Nick of Shreveport; one daughter-in-law, Barbara Shepherd of Sibley; 12 grandchildren; 28 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; and a number of nieces and nephews. Pallbearers will be her nephews and cousins.

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 Parents:
  Oscar Roland Lee (1890 - 1941)
  Frances Mahalia McGinty Lee (1895 - 1962)
 
 Spouse:
  Vernon Hudnall Shepherd (1917 - 1987)
 
 Siblings:
  Melba Irou Lee Shepherd (1918 - 2003)
  Oscar Roland Lee (1922 - 1934)*
  Oscar Roland Lee (1922 - 1934)*
  Ina Marzee Lee Pedro (1923 - 2008)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
w/o Vernon Shephrd
 
Burial:
Springhill Cemetery
Ringgold
Bienville Parish
Louisiana, USA
 
Maintained by: Barry Holland
Originally Created by: RobMinteer57
Record added: May 17, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 90291944
Melba Irou <i>Lee</i> Shepherd
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Melba Irou <i>Lee</i> Shepherd
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You were a great lady. We miss you.The Holland family
- Barry Holland
 Added: Jan. 8, 2013
 
 
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