Edna Earl Brewster Shepherd
Edna Earl Brewster Shepherd, 97, of Mabelvale, widow of William Martin Shepherd and daughter of Oscar F. and Nannie Edna Austin Brewster, died Saturday, January 11, 2003. She was born in Pine Bluff and graduated from Pine Bluff High School. She attended the University of Arkansas, where she pledged Chi Omega, and taught in Pine Bluff public schools.
Mrs. Shepherd is survived by her daughter Katherine Sue Phillips of Santa Maria, California, son Bill Shepherd of Little Rock, grandsons John Martin (Marty) Kennedy of Livermore, California, and Thomas Lynn (Tom) Kennedy of Little Rock, plus five step-grandchildren, five great-grandchildren and several step great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be 4-6 p.m. Tuesday at Ruebel Funeral Home, 6313 West Markham, Little Rock. Funeral will be 10 a.m. Wednesday at Mabelvale United Methodist Church, 10500 Woodman, Mabelvale, by the Rev. Steve Brizzi, with burial following in Pinecrest Memorial Park. Arrangements are under the direction of Ruebel Funeral Home.
Mrs. Shepherd’s family greatly appreciates the special care given by the personnel of Otter Creek Clinic, Chenal Healthcare & Rehabilitation Center and Southwest Regional Medical Center.