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Willie James Shepherd
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Obituary for Willie James Shepherd

Mr. Willie James Shepherd, age 71, husband of Betty Brown Shepherd of North Wilkesboro passed away Sunday, May 27, 2018 at his home.

A Memorial service will be held 2:00 PM Thursday, May 31, 2018 at Reins-Sturdivant Chapel with Rev. Larry Adams officiating and guest speaker; Debbie Mastin. The family will receive friends from 1:00 until 2:00 PM Thursday at Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home prior to the service.

Mr. Shepherd was born April 13, 1947 in Wilkes County to Harvey James and Sylvia Mae Anderson Shepherd. He was a member of Antioch Baptist Church.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a daughter; Lori Shepherd, two grandchildren; Joshua and Cody Shepherd and two brothers; Wayne and Tommy Shepherd.

He is survived by his wife; Betty Brown Shepherd of the home, one daughter; Lisa Shepherd of North Wilkesboro, one son; Jacky Shepherd and wife Sandy of McGrady, two grandchildren, Brandon Williams, Dylan Shepherd and wife Autumn, two great grandchildren; Avalee and Kody Shepherd, sister; Barbara Anderson of North Wilkesboro and four step-brothers.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Ruby Pardue Blackburn Adult Day Care, PO Box 984, North Wilkesboro, NC 28659.

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1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home

270 Armory Road
North Wilkesboro, NC 28659





2:00 PM
Reins-Sturdiavant Chapel

270 Armory Road
North Wilkesboro, NC 28659

Memorial Contribution

Ruby Pardue Blackburn Adult Day Care

PO Box 984
North Wilkesboro, NC 28659

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