Etta Ree Shepherd, beloved wife, daughter, mother, grandmother and friend, passed away peacefully on Saturday July 8, 2017, in Azle, Texas.
Visitation was held Friday evening, July 14 from 6-7 p.m. at Grace Memorial Chapel (8819 US Hwy 87 North- Victoria, Texas) and services were conducted at the Grace Memorial Chapel on Saturday morning at 10 a.m. under the direction of Bishop Andrew Thiriot. Burial followed the service at Memory Gardens Cemetery.
Etta was born in Fort Worth, Texas on Sept. 18, 1935 to Sam Lee Hughes and Ada Stout Hughes. She married Ronald Wallace Shepherd in Fort Worth, Texas.
She was preceded in death by her husband, her parents, a brother, Sterling L. Hughes and a sister Helen I. Hughes; who both died in childhood.
Etta is survived by one child, Samantha Shepherd; one granddaughter, Brittany Shepherd (Danil Safin); and a niece Karla Frederick (John) and other nieces and nephews.
The Azle News,
July 19, 2017 Edition