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Loretta Joyce Wakefield Sheppard

Loretta Joyce Wakefield Sheppard passed
away to be with Jesus on Jan. 14, 2022. A
celebration of life will be held at Leave A
Mark Church in Columbus, Ohio on Jan. 26 at
1 p.m.
She was born Friday, Dec.18, 1970 in Hurst,
Tx. She grew up and was raised in Vernon, Tx.
She graduated from Vernon High School in
1989, and went on to graduate nursing school
in Houston, Tx.
Loretta married John Sheppard on Sept. 6,
2003 in Houston, Tx. They both loved to fish
and spend time at the beach in Galveston, Tx.
and they resided in Houston for many years
until John’s death in 2017.
Loretta really enjoyed nursing and loved
helping others, especially Alzheimer’s patients.
She loved the Lord and enjoyed helping and
serving at her church in any way she could.
She is preceded in death by her husband
John Sheppard and her Mother Judy
She is survived by her father Bobby Wakefield of Vernon, Tx., her sister
Leslie Wakefield Miller of Auburn, Me., brother Joe David Wakefield and
wife Mindy of Grove City, Ohio and brother Bobby Wakefield Jr. and wife
Jean of El Reno, Ok.; her nieces and nephews: Beth, Alysa, Madison,
Clinton, Jack and Joe; aunts, uncles and cousins throughout Texas, Oklahoma
and Kansas.
Services will be held at Leave A Mark Church, 4818 Parsons Ave,
Columbus, OH 43207 with Chaplain Matt Sisk officiating. In lieu of flowers
memorial donations may be made to the Leave A Mark Church or the Kidney
Foundation 1941 Polaris Parkway # 268 Columbus, Ohio 43240.

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