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Dora Mae Shepherd, May 22, 1920 ~March 23, 2013

Dora Mae Shepherd, 92 of Elkins passed away Saturday, March 23, 2013 at Willard Walker Hospice Home. She was born May 22, 1920 in Madison County, Arkansas, Health Community to Albert and Ida Barker Thomas. She was preceded in death by her parents; eight brothers; five sisters; husbands, Winford Warford and Clive Shepherd; grandson, Monty Shepherd and step grandson, Rex Drummond. Survivors include two sons, Jim Thomas of Fayetteville and Rick Shepherd of Brentwood; daughter, Shirley Warford Shepherd of the Bidville Community; three step sons, Eugene Shepherd of Winslow, Truman Shepherd of Hindsville and Jimmy Don Shepherd of Wesley; two step daughters, Barbara Wilson of Fayetteville and Lenora Drummond of Mountainburg; sister, Flosie Provence of Winfrey Valley; five grandchildren; four great grandchildren; nineteen step grandchildren; thirty four step great grandchildren and many other family members and friends. The family will receive friends Monday from 5 to 7PM at the funeral home. Funeral service will be held 10:00 AM Tuesday, March 26, 2013 at Beard’s Funeral Chapel with Rev. Roy Biswell and Rev. Ray Shackleford officiating.  Burial will be at the Bidville Cemetery. In lieu of flowers the family would like memorials to be made to Willard Walker Hospice Home, 325 N. Longview, Fayetteville, AR 72703. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.beardsfuneralchapel.com.

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    Jim & Joan Stone » 24. Mar, 2013

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

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    Name » 24. Mar, 2013

    We are so sorry to hear of Aunt Dora’s death. Will always remember the times we spent with her and Uncle Clive when we lived on the farm helping raise chickens when Crystal was a newborn. Our sympathy to the whole family with love- Gary, Debbie, Crystal, Gary Clive and Michala Wood

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    Randy & Linda Bradley » 25. Mar, 2013

    To all the family: We were so sorry to learn of your loss. Please know we are thinking of you all during this sad time.

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    Ron Edwards » 25. Mar, 2013

    I would like to express my sincere condolences to the Dora Mae Shepherd family. I’m sure her valuable contributions over her lifetime were many, and she will be sorely missed by everyone who knew her.

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    Bryant & Sandra Reed » 25. Mar, 2013

    We are very sorry for your loss. We are thinking of the family and keeping them in our thoughts and prayers. May God be with you in this time of sorrow.

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    Jackie Thomas » 25. Mar, 2013

    Her wonderful smile is what I remember from the few times we met. Mildred and George would take Gary and I to family reunions during the 1970s. I hope to attend the funeral just to connect with everyone and hopefully find some connections to the other Thomas family members.

    Jackie Thomas

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    Ray & Shirley Henson » 25. Mar, 2013

    We are so sorry to learn of your loss, Know that you are in our prayers.

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    SUE STOCKBURGER » 25. Mar, 2013

    My deepest sympathy on the passing of Aunt Dora Shepherd. She was loving and caring person who will greatly be missed.

    Sue Stockburger

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    Bob and Margaret Toney » 25. Mar, 2013

    Sorry for your loss She was a Great Lady !!

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    Brenda Jones » 26. Mar, 2013

    you will be in my thoughts and prayers. Dora was a sweet person to me and my family she will be missed.

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    J.R. & Stormy Wood » 26. Mar, 2013

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. You are loved very much. May God give you a sweet peace.
    Love and Prayers J.R. and Stormy Wood

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    J.R. & Stormy Wood » 26. Mar, 2013

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. You are loved very much. May God give you a sweet peace.
    Love & Prayers

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    Betty (Hattabaugh) Walker, Billy & Bessie (Warford) Hattabaugh » 27. Mar, 2013

    Our thoughts and prayers for your family. When the Lord calls our loved ones home, He leaves a gift of memories in exchange. God Bless your family !

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    Billy & Bessie (Warford) Hattabaugh, & Betty (Hattabaugh) Walker » 27. Mar, 2013

    When the Lord calls our loved ones home, He leaves a gift of memories in exchange. God Bless your family at this time!

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    Name » 30. Mar, 2013

    I am so sorry to hear of your loss. Our prayers are with you and all of your family. God bless you during these difficult times and always. Karen Rissler Woods

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    Twana Gower » 30. Mar, 2013

    We are so sorry for your loss. I remember very fondly of visiting Dora and Uncle Clive and Shirley and Ricky so many years ago. May God be with you in this time of loss. Twana Gower