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 Lucy Janie <I>McGee</I> Sheppard

Lucy Janie McGee Sheppard

Birth
Screven County, Georgia, USA
Death 5 Nov 2000 (aged 89)
Savannah, Chatham County, Georgia, USA
Burial Sheppards, Screven County, Georgia, USA
Memorial ID 24093187 · View Source
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Lucy was born in 1911 to Walter McGee and Janie Walker McGee. She Of was the second daughter in a family of five girls and three boys. She married Joseph Raymond Sheppard on September 17, 1933 and they celebrated their 50th anniversary in 1983. They lived in Savannah most of their married life on Bee Road and raised their children there. Their first son died soon after birth but they eventually had five children, Carolyn Sheppard Carter, Raymond Sheppard Jr. Brenda Sheppard Mattingly, Larry Sheppard and Susan Sheppard Bell.Their grandchildren: William Carter, Robert Carter, Greg Carter, Joseph Sheppard III, Lynda Sheppard Miller, Michael Mattingly, Amanda Mattingly Tuttle, Wendy Bell Stensland, Tammi Bell, Jessica Bell Wardell and Amy Allison Barber.Current great grandchildren: Robert Carter Jr, Ashley Carter, Shane Carter, Krystal Carter, Nichole Carter, Nicholas Miller, Joshua Miller, Jacob Miller, Evan Mattingly, Allison Mattingly, Lucille Valentine Tuttle, Rachel Barber, Heather Barber, Chellsie Barber, Samantha Barber, Lucy Jean Wardell, Leah Belle Wardell, Samuel Lee Wardell and Milo Joseph Stensland. Lucy was a wonderful cook and we really miss her specialties, fried chicken and biscuits.The following was published in the Savannah Morning News:Lucy M. SheppardLucy McGee Sheppard, 89, died Nov. 5 at St. Joseph's Hospital.The native of Screven County lived in Savannah since 1933. She was a member of Bull Street Baptist Church and Pilot Sunday School Class. She was a homemaker and the widow of Joseph Raymond Sheppard.SURVIVORS: three daughters, Carolyn Elaine Carter of Mendham, N.J., Brenda Mattingly of Stone Mountain and Susan Bell of Snellville; two sons, Joseph Raymond Sheppard Jr. and Larry David Sheppard, both of Savannah; a sister, Mary Alice Stuart of Augusta; 11 grandchildren, four great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.VISITATION: 6-9 p.m. today at Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors, Islands Chapel.FUNERAL: 11 a.m. Wednesday at Middleground Baptist Church in Sylvania, burial in Middleground Baptist Church Cemetery.REMEMBRANCES: Middleground Baptist Church, c/o Walter Evans, Bookkeeper, 812 Farmdale Road, Sylvania, GA 30467.


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  • Created by: Susan Q
  • Added: 21 Jan 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 24093187
  • Michael Dunne
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Lucy Janie McGee Sheppard (29 Aug 1911–5 Nov 2000), Find A Grave Memorial no. 24093187, citing Middle Ground Baptist Church Cemetery, Sheppards, Screven County, Georgia, USA ; Maintained by Susan Q (contributor 46969747) .