Mildred “Millie” Shepard, 76, passed away Monday, January 4, 2021. Graveside funeral will be 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, January 6, 2021 at Pioneer Cemetery. Visitation will be Tuesday from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. at Morrison Funeral Home. Arrangements are with Morrison Funeral Home.
Millie was born January 23, 1944 in Graham to the late Rosa Lena (McGehee) Walker and James Fred Walker. She graduated from Newcastle High School. Millie married Norman “Cotton” Shepard, July 6, 1964 in Graham. Millie was retired from Walmart where she was a sales associate in the Women’s Wear Department.
Survivors include; husband, Cotton Shepard of Graham; daughters, Debra Dean of Mineral Wells and LeaAnn Buckalew of Wichita Falls; son, Kevin Shepard and wife Sherill of Pink, OK.; grandchildren, Kaitlyn Farmer, Devin Dean, Lori Shepard, Heather Buckalew, and Rikki Young and husband Tommy; one great granddaughter.
Mildred was preceded in death by two sisters, Marie Hannah and Mary Lee Brooks and two brothers, Charles Walker and James Harold Walker.