|Birth: ||Jan. 4, 1921|
|Death: ||Jul. 10, 2005|
Emma Beata (Bea) Killpack Shepard, 84, loving wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother passed away July 10, 2005 at her home in Tooele, Utah surrounded by her loving family, following a courageous battle with pancreatic cancer. She was born January 4, 1921 in Ferron, Utah to Clive and Mary Iva Killpack, the first of nine children. She married Guy Russell Shepard, January 17, 1947, later solemnized in the Salt Lake Temple. Bea graduated from beauty school and owned and operated a beauty salon for over 40 years. She sold real estate for six years. Bea was a devoted member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. She served faithfully as a Relief Society President, MIA President, Sunday school teacher, visiting teacher and camp director. She and her husband Guy were Temple workers for 12 years, serving as a supervisor for several years. Her service was filled with love and charity. Her unconditional love extended even beyond her family and friends to include anyone in need of assistance or support. She was an active, supportive mother and grandmother. She encouraged her grandchildren's talents by attending their activities. She taught her family the gospel by example. Gardening, canning, hunting, fishing, cooking and making hand-made items for others were some of her greatest joys. She is survived by her son, Jonathan (Sandy) of Grantsville, Utah; daughters: Susan Shepard, Tooele; Anne (Steven) Pratt, Tooele; Beata (Jeff) Clifford, South Weber; 23 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, parents, two brothers, three sisters and one grandchild, Blake Clifford. Funeral services will be Wednesday, July 13, 2005 at 11:00 a.m. at the Tooele 5th Ward, 196 North Pinehurst, Tooele, Utah. Viewing on Tuesday, July 12 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Tate Mortuary and 9:30 to 10:30 prior to services at Tate Mortuary. Interment at Tooele City Cemetery. A special thanks to Heritage Home Care, Community Nursing Service, and Hospice nurse Sue Barrus for such loving support to our family.
Guy Russell Shepard (1912 - 2002)*
Tooele City Cemetery
Created by: kent shepard
Record added: Feb 24, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 24863417