Mrs. Mildred Davis Shepherd age 91, of Mena, Arkansas formerly of Cove, Arkansas passed away Thursday, August 10, 2017 in Mena.
She was born in Vandervoort, Arkansas on January 16, 1926 to the late Henry Davis and the late Rosie McMellon Davis. Mildred was married to the late Bill Shepherd until his death. She was a loving homemaker, who enjoyed taking care of her family, gardening growing beautiful flowers and cooking for family and friends. She enjoyed taking care of her little dog “Missy”. Mildred was a loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and friend to all. She will be dearly missed.
She is survived by son: Billy Shepherd of Jacksonville, Arkansas
Daughter: Gale Brown and husband Mike of Silver, Arkansas
Grandchildren: Jennifer Cockrell and husband Thomas of Hot Springs, Arkansas and Marcus Brown and wife Brandi of Durant, Oklahoma
Great-grandchildren: Keiston Burroughs and Kaden Burroughs of Hot Springs, Arkansas.
Mildred was preceded in death by her parents, husband Bill Shepherd, brothers, Guthrie Davis, Doyine Davis, Lester Davis, Clarie Davis and Booker Davis, and sisters, Lorene Burney and Noles Deckenhart.
Funeral service will be Monday, August 14, 2017, 2:00 p.m. at Beasley Wood Chapel with Brother Larry Davis officiating with interment following in the Witherspoon Cemetery under the direction of the Beasley Wood Funeral Home of Mena.
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