Susan Pickard Shepherd
October 21, 1952 - January 20, 2018
Born in Durham County, NC
Resided in Person County, NC
Wednesday January 24, 2018, 2 PM
Durham, NC 27701
Susan Pickard Shepherd, 65, formerly of Durham, died Saturday, January 20, 2018. Born in Durham County, she was the daughter of the late Kenneth Johnson Pickard and Maxie Alexander Pickard. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, Willis Boone Shepherd, Jr. the love of her life. Mrs. Shepherd attended Timberlake Baptist Church. Susan also known as "Meme" was kind, loving, and nurturing to everyone she encountered.
Surviving are her two children: Michelle Dickerson and husband, Kevin and Jason Shepherd and wife, Christie, all of Timberlake; one sister, Donna Pickard Bryant of Hilton Head, SC; five grandchildren: Taylor, Cam, Hayley, Sarah and Austin.
A graveside service will be held 2 PM Wednesday, January 24, 2018 at the Maplewood Cemetery with the Rev. Hal Dickerson officiating. The family will receive family and friends at her daughters home, Michelle Dickerson (368 River Ridge Lane, Timberlake, NC 27583).
Pallbearers will be Jonathan Walker, Brentley Hedden, Taylor Smith, Cam Smith, Ron Davis and Page Fletcher. Honorary pallbearer will be Austin Shepherd.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Timberlake Baptist Church, 3035 Surl Mt. Tirzah Road, Timberlake, NC 27583.