Mary Louise Shepherd, 49 beloved sister, mother, aunt, niece, and friend passed away peacefully at home on November 4th, 2019
Mary was born to the union of Otis and Virsie Shepherd March 8th, 1970 in Berrien Springs, MI
After living in Benton Harbor, MI for many years, Mary moved to Arlington, Texas in 1996. She was a faithful member of The Potter’s House. Mary moved back to Benton Harbor for better care due to her illness.
Anyone who knew Mary knows that she had the biggest smile ever. Her laugh was infectious and her attitude contagious. She was very humble, loving, and kind. A nurturing mother to her son Kevin and she loved to cook. She will be dearly missed.
Mary leave in memory her loving Kevin Lewis, Jr., brothers Michael (Stephanie) Delaney and Eric Thomas; sisters Brenda Delaney, Margaret Shepherd, Ola Riley, Patricia Shepherd, Cynthia Pinks, and Tracey Partee; aunts Margaret(Herman) Thompson, Dorothy Thompson, Mildred Corhn, Barbara Whitfield, Elizabeth Delaney, and Rita Delaney; uncle Elgie Delaney; special friends Alisha Cole, Carolyn Bowman, Lisa Sims-Coleman and Darlene Washington-Johnson and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Mary is preceded in death by her father Otis Shepherd, Virsie Shepherd, brother Gregory Shepherd, maternal grandparents Frank and Virgie Delaney and paternal Marcellus and Mary Martin, uncles Henry Shepherd, Raymond Delaney, James Delaney, and Verdean Delaney.
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