Mr. Bennie "Jackie" Sheppard, 73, of Lewisburg, died Monday, March 10, 2008, at NHC Merihil.
Mr. Sheppard was a native of Marshall County. He was retired from Sanford Corporation and was a member of Farmington United Methodist Church.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Robert and Sally Sheppard; three brothers, James, Harry, and John Henry Sheppard; and three sisters, Mildred Dean, Marie Ramsey, and Martha Irvin.
He is survived by his wife, Janice Ragsdale Sheppard of Lewisburg; sons, Bennie R. (Jamie) Sheppard of Lewisburg and Brian (Kim) Sheppard of Shelbyville; one stepson, Donnie (Brenda) Hancock, Jr. of Shelbyville; 13 grandchildren; one great-grandchild; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were conducted Thursday, March 13, from the chapel of Bills-McGaugh Funeral Home, with Reverend Joe Hudson officiating, followed by burial at Sunset Park.
You may sign Mr. Sheppard's on-line registry at www.billsmcgaugh.com.