Brenda Suzanne Midgett Shepard 65, of the Middle Sound Community of Wilmington departed this world for a better one on Tuesday July 3, 2012.
Brenda was born in Wallace the daughter of the late Kirby and Gertrude Mobley Midgett.
She with her kind spirit and loving ways was a mother to everyone.
Surviving are her husband of 49 years Richard Edgar Shepard, daughter Lois Marie Smith and husband Dean of Rocky Point, son Richard Edgar Shepard, Jr. and wife Rose of Hampstead, her grandson who was her ray of light Zackary Ryan Shepard.
Some of Brenda’s favorite times were having cookouts for family and friends.
Brenda was blessed to have 19 siblings, 12 that are still living. Her nieces held a special place in her heart. They supported Brenda and her family so much during her time of need. Thank you so much for your love and contribution by strengthening the family when it was needed.
The family would like to thank the NHRMC 10th floor and Lower Cape Fear Hospice for the gentleness towards our mother.
The family will see friends and hold a memorial on Saturday July 7, 2012 at the Middle Sound Advent Christian Church from 12 noon until 2 PM. Pastor Wilber Horrell will officiate the service.
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Wilmington Funeral & Cremation, 1535 S. 41st Street, Wilmington, NC 28403. 910.791.9099