McCONDY – Joe Lee Sheperd, 74, died Sunday, Sept. 29, 2013, at his home. He was born Nov. 17, 1938, to Joe Rone and Tildie Shepherd. He attended Houston schools.
He as a member of Pleasant Plain, where he served as an usher, a choir member and a trustee of the Deacon board.
Services will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Pleasant Plain. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Williams Memorial is in charge of arrangements.
Survivors include his wife of 55 years, Mimzell Oror Shepherd of McCondy; a daughter, Shirley Judd of West Point; sons, Joe Lee Sheperd Jr., Larry Shepherd and Tony Shepherd, all of McCondy; sister Tollie B. (Quedeluis) Conway of Houston; 18 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be from 3 to 6 p.m. and the wake will be from 6 to 7 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.