Mary "Shorty" Shepard

June 24, 1941 ~ October 22, 2021 (age 80)


Mary “Shorty” Shepard, age 80, of Morristown, TN passed away Friday, October  22, 2021 at Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center.

She is preceded by her husband, Dee Shepard and son, James Shepard.

She is survived by her children; Rosa Childers, Sandra Russell (John), Mary Nichols (Laton), Dee Anne Whitaker (Randy), Kitty Atkins (Will) and Tommy Shepard.  Grandchildren;  Gene Whitaker (Cheryl), Daisy Shepard (Jose), Annaka Campbell, Andrew Shepard, Austin Shepard, Morgan Beaty and D’anna Childers.  Great Grandchildren; Dominick Cruz, Karoline Cruz, Christopher Whitaker, Brandon Whitaker, Gracie Campbell, Joe “Bubba” Campbell; sister, Shirley Smith and several nieces, nephews, and friends.

The family will receive friends Sunday, October 24, 2021 from 3-5pm at Mayes Mortuary.

A Graveside service will be held at Hamblen Memory Gardens, Monday, October 25, 2021 at 10 am.

Arrangements by Mayes Mortuary

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October 24, 2021

3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Mayes Mortuary
444 W. Main St.
Morristown, TN 37814

Graveside Service
October 25, 2021

10:00 AM
Hamblen Memory Gardens
5421 E Andrew Johnson Hwy
Morristown, TN 37814

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