Sudie Mae Jenkins Shepard, 90, of Sunshine, died Tuesday, March 14, 2023.
She was the widow of Bob Shepard, and a daughter of the late John Evander Jenkins and Annie Jane Russell Jenkins. She was also preceded in death by a great grandson, Hudson Sutton; and siblings Bill Jenkins, Jack Jenkins, Margaret Hopper, Lois Propts and J.R. Jenkins. Sudie retired as a seamstress from Doncaster-Tanner. She was a member of First Broad Baptist Church where she was in the choir and a Sunday School teacher. She was a humble and dedicated wife and proud maw maw.
She is survived by her daughters, Renae Karriker and her husband John, of Mooresville, and Joy Baldwin and her husband Dwayne, of Forest City; there are 5 grandchildren, Holly Sutton and her husband Mitchell, Ashley Latva and her husband Norman, Heather Munn and her husband Mickey, Danielle Greene, and Evan Karriker and his wife Laura; 7 great grandchildren, Madilyn Murray, Dylan Sutton, Harper Grace Sutton, Callie Mae Sutton, Harrison Sutton, Bailey Greene, and Sophie Greene; and her sister, Ann Lancaster of Conway, AR.
The family will have a private Celebration of Life at a later date.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to First Broad Baptist Church, 2470 NC Highway 226, Bostic, NC 28018.
Washburn & Dorsey Funeral and Cremation Service is in charge of arrangements.
Online condolences @www.washburndorsey.com.