Ruby Madeline Shepard, 97, of Jacksonville died Friday, Nov.24, 2017 at Onslow Memorial Hospital. Funeral services will be Tuesday at 11am at Jones Funeral Home with Pastor Gary Shepard officiating. The burial will follow at Onslow Memorial Park.
She was preceded by her husband, Clifton Thompson Shepard. She is survived by her five sons, Donald, Anthony, Jeffrey, Tim “Stimy” Shepard all of Jacksonville and Allen Shepard of Hampstead, a sister, Mary Ellen Brown of Jacksonville, eleven grandchildren and nine great grandchildren.
The family will receive friends Tuesday from 10 till 11am at the funeral home. Electronic condolence may be sent to jonesfh.org
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Dear Jeff, Don, and family,
Letting you know you are in our prayers, that the God of all comfort will be so close to you in this time of loss and that each of you will experience the embrace of His love. We also rejoice with you in the celebration of knowing she is worshiping now in the very presence of the Lord Jesus, the Lord of Glory. May the glorious words of Jesus be your strength, "I will never leave you nor forsake you" ... and "Where I am there you may be also." "To live is Christ, to die is gain." Our great hope!
Love you All,
Bob and Pam Peele
Submitted by Bob and Pam Peele on Nov 28 2017 07:38:20 AM
So very sorry for the loss you are feeling. Prayers for comfort and peace at this most difficult time.
Love and prayers Betty Sue & Randy Bryan
Submitted by Betty Bryan on Nov 27 2017 12:43:51 PM
Tim, Wanda and family
Thinking of you and praying for comfort at this time of loss. Sorrow does not last forever, but Memories do...so does Love.
Praying for the family,
Charlie & Carolyn Fallin
Submitted by Charlie & Carolyn Fallin on Nov 27 2017 11:21:17 AM
So sorry for your loss. Isaiah 25:8 says that soon death will be gone forever! Revelation 21:3,4 promises pain and sorrow will end forever! Until then, what can we do but give all our anxiety to the "God of all comfort". (2 Corinthian 1:3,4)
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