Vera Shephard

Posted 11/21/22

Vera Irene Shephard, 105, of Cedar Hill, Texas and formerly of Paris, passed away at 8:41 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 17, 2022, at Crestview Court Residential Services. She and her husband were business …

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Vera Shephard

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Vera Irene Shephard, 105, of Cedar Hill, Texas and formerly of Paris, passed away at 8:41 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 17, 2022, at Crestview Court Residential Services. She and her husband were business owners in Paris for several years.

A private burial will be in New Hope Cemetery, Paris. Templeton Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Mrs. Shephard was born Sep. 24, 1917, In Sturgis, Mich., the daughter of the late Clyde and Mae Aldredge Hiller. She married Robert Shephard Dec. 7, 1935, in La Grange, Ind. And he preceded her in death July 22, 1988.

Survivors include one son, James L. Shephard of Dallas, Texas; six grandchildren; 11 great grandchildren; and three great-great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; a daughter, Ann Shephard; and a son, David Shephard.

While living in Paris, Mrs. Shephard was a member of the Otterbein United Methodist Church. Mr. and Mrs. Shephard were owners of the Paris bakery for more than 50 years and owned the Christian bookstore.

Online condolences at www.templetonfuneralhome.com.