Johnnie Kate Shepherd
Services for Johnnie Kate Shepherd will be held Friday, September 1, 2017,
at 11 a. m. from Linwood Baptist Church with Rev. Mike Skinner and Rev.
Steve Robinson officiating. Burial will follow in Linwood Cemetery in Neshoba
County. Visitation will be held from 9 until service time at the church.
McClain-Hays Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
Mrs. Shepherd, 94, of Union, died Tuesday, August 29, 2017, at Neshoba County
She was a native of Neshoba County and a longtime resident of Brookhaven, MS.
She moved back to the Linwood community of Neshoba in the early '70s, where she
operated Linwood Grocery & Laundromat with her husband until they retired.
Mrs. Shepherd was a lifetime member of Linwood Baptist Church where she was active
in WMU and related church activities. In retirement she most loved her church, growing
camellias, traveling, and watching NBA basketball.
Survivors include numerous nieces, nephews and their families.
Mrs. Shepherd was preceded in death by her husband, V. B. Shepherd; an infant daughter,
Glenda Kay; parents, Bill and Gertie McNair; sisters, Corrie Belk and Audine Clark; and brothers,
Jack, Davis and Hugh McNair.
Published on August 30, 2017