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Mrs. Melvin Elizabeth (Franklin) Shepherd

April 30, 1945 ~ July 15, 2021 (age 76)


Mrs. Melvin Elizabeth Shepherd of Covington, GA entered eternal rest on July 15, 2021. Celebration of Life’s Essence will be held on Saturday, July 24, 2021, 12:00 Noon at The Potter’s House, 1120 Crowell Road Covington, GA 30014, Reverend Ricky Bradford, Pastor. Assisted by Others. Interment, Springfield Baptist Church Cemetery- Almon. The remains will lie in-state at the church from 10:00 A.M. until the service hour. The cortege will assemble at 100 A Jack Neely Rd. Covington, Georgia 30014 at 11:00 A.M.  She leaves to cherish her wonderful memories; her devoted husband of fifty-six years, Deacon Henry Louis Shepherd; loving children, Sharon L. Shepherd Jones, Rita A. Shepherd (Bill) Benton and Veshone (Terri) Shepherd ; five precious grandchildren, Antonio Carter, McKale Shepherd, Ritavian Benton, Jashone Shepherd, Brian Shepherd; two great grandchildren, Madison Carter and Kynlee Carter. Visitation, Friday, July 23, 2021, 1:00 P.M.-7:00 P.M. “A Service of Dignity, A Trademark of Excellence."

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 Service Program


July 23, 2021

1:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Lester Lackey & Sons Funeral Home Inc.
1163 Reynolds Street SW
Covington, GA 30014

Celebration of Life's Essence
July 24, 2021

12:00 PM
The Potter's House
1120 CrowellRoad
Covington, GA 30014

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