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Obituary for Dorothy Sheppard

Dorothy Sheppard
January 30, 1925 - December 17, 2023

Dorothy Mae Pittman Sheppard, 98, of Easley, SC, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, December 17, 2023.

Born on January 30, 1925, she was a daughter of the late TD Pittman and the late Bertha Burrell Pittman.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 66 years, John Holland Sheppard, her daughter, Linda Gilmer, her grandson, Jonathan Gilmer, and her son-in-law, Paul Gilmer.

She is survived by her grandchildren, Bethany Cassell (Justin), Lynn Lyda & JR Lyda, seven great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren. She is also survived by her siblings, Louis Pittman (Anne) & Jean Elliott as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

She was the oldest member of Crossroads Baptist Church where she taught Sunday School for many years. She had a lasting influence on so many and was a light to everyone who met her.

A funeral service will be held at 2:00 pm on Wednesday, December 20, 2023, at Crossroads Baptist Church, 160 Crossroads Church Road, Easley, SC 2960. Rev. Richard Spearman will officiate and burial will follow in the church cemetery.

Visitation will be held prior to the service beginning at 1:00 pm at the church.

Flowers will be accepted or memorials may be made to Crossroads Baptist Church Children's Ministry, 160 Crossroads Church Road, Easley, SC 29640.

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