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Mary Ruth “MaMa Ruth” Sexton Shepard

Birth
Death 25 Oct 2017 (aged 91)
Alabama, USA
Burial Opelika, Lee County, Alabama, USA
Memorial ID 184668450 · View Source
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August 27, 1926 - October 25, 2017 Mary Ruth Sexton Shepard of Opelika, Alabama was born to the late Grady and Rosie Sexton on August 27, 1926 and passed away at her home surrounded by family on October 25, 2017. She was 91 years old. She was a faithful member of Shady Grove Christian Church. MaMa Ruth was a hard working, loving, caring person who touched many lives. She was retired from West Point Pepperell after many years of service. She fought a hard, long 12 year battle with cancer like a true warrior. She had a heart of gold was the most giving, generous person you would ever meet. She loved cooking, playing rook, dominos, and spending time with those she loved. Her favorite time of year was Christmas. She was preceded in death by her husband, Walter Monroe Shepard and son, Ronnie Burnette; brothers, Harold and Buddy Sexton; sisters, Mildred, Lorene, Clara and Geneva. She is survived by her daughters, Linda Faye Clark (Billy) and Donna Sue Bryant (Randy); grandchildren, Richie Burnette, Keith Burnette (Christy), Johnny Clark, Jay Clark (Anne), Derrick Bryant (Tanya), Daniel Bryant; great grandchildren, Brandi Rogers (Chris), Trent Burnette, Tyler Burnette, Sarah Clark, Hannah Clark, Rebekah Clark, Deborah Clark, Leah Clark, Beau Bryant, Emmerson Moore; great-great grandchildren, Kinsley and Raelynn, as well as numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, and other family members that she loved very much. Special friend Eugene (Gene Cason).FrederickDean.com 10/27/17


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  • Created by: Margaret Brown Caldwell
  • Added: 27 Oct 2017
  • Find A Grave Memorial 184668450
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Mary Ruth “MaMa Ruth” Sexton Shepard (27 Aug 1926–25 Oct 2017), Find A Grave Memorial no. 184668450, citing Garden Hills Cemetery, Opelika, Lee County, Alabama, USA ; Maintained by Margaret Brown Caldwell (contributor 47491574) .