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James Edward Shepherd

May 13,1949 – October 18,2019

Obituary for James Edward Shepherd

Mr. James Edward Shepherd, age 70, of Villa Rica, passed away Friday, October 18, 2019. He was born May 13, 1949 in Villa Rica the son of
the late Mr. A. E. Shepherd and the late Mrs. Myrtle Mae Couch Shepherd. He loved to garden, enjoyed working on cars and was an
all-around mechanic. Mr. Shepherd built custom cabinets for about 40 years. He loved his children and grandchildren.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by numerous brothers and sisters.

He is survived by his daughters and son-in-law, Dewana Shepherd and Dean Smith of Temple, Melinda Thomas of Buchanan; sons, James Lamar Shepherd of Villa Rica, Ray Emory of Villa Rica; wife, Martha Southerland of Villa Rica; step-sons, Jerry Southerland, Patrick
Southerland, and Chris Southerland; sisters, Rita Smith of Temple, Betty Lumpkin of Villa Rica, Durann Jarriel of Villa Rica; brothers,
Bud Shepherd of Douglasville, Junior Shepherd of Villa Rica, Ronald Shepherd of Villa Rica; grandchildren, Michael, Cory, Jake, Kyle,
Jessica, Stephanie and Meadow; great-grandchildren, Kason, S. J., Nevaeh, and Greyson; several nieces and nephews also survive.

The family will receive friends at Jones-Wynn Funeral Home in Villa Rica, Saturday, October 19, 2019 from 4:00 PM until 9:00 PM. Funeral
Services will be conducted Sunday, October 20, 2019 at 4:00 PM from the Chapel of Jones-Wynn Funeral Home with Rev. Homer Wilburn
officiating. Interment will follow at Meadowbrook Memory Gardens in
Villa Rica.

Messages of condolence may be sent to the family at www.jones-wynn.com. Jones-Wynn Funeral Home, Inc. and Cremation
Services of Villa Rica are in charge of arrangements. 770-459-3694

Services

19
Oct

Visitation

04:00 PM – 09:00 PM
Jones-Wynn Funeral Home, Villa Rica Chapel
306 Westview Drive
Villa Rica, GA 30180
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20
Oct

Interment

Meadowbrook Memory Gardens
1100 Hickory Level Road
Villa Rica, GA 30180
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20
Oct

Funeral Service

04:00 PM
Jones-Wynn Funeral Home, Villa Rica Chapel
306 Westview Drive
Villa Rica, GA 30180
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Condolences

Dewanna,Mark,and Melinda..I am so sorry for the loss of Uncle Ed.May he rest in peace,You are all in my thoughts,and prayers.I love you All!
– Brenda Jarriel

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