Delores L. Sheppard
1944 - 2020
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Delores L. Sheppard departed her earthly life peacefully on the morning of Saturday, May 16, 2020, at her home in Baton Rouge, LA. Delores was born August 26, 1944, the second child and only daughter of William C. and Louisa Lipscomb, Sr. Dee, as she was so fondly called, by family and friends, attended East Baton Rouge Parish School System graduating from Scotlandville High School. After graduation she continued her education at Southern University. Dee loved people, and she loved the Lord. She accepted the Lord as her Savior at an early age uniting with the Ebenezer Baptist Church, where she served the Lord, as a faithful choir member until her death. Dee married Roy Lee Sheppard on December 3, 1966. To this union, a beautiful baby girl was born. Dee was a devoted and faithful mother, and her most rewarding accomplishment was being a mother to Lourena Enell Sheppard. She worked for East Baton Rouge Parish School System until retirement. After retirement, she enjoyed spending time with her daughter and caring for others. She is preceded in death by parents, husband, one brother, Claude H. Lipscomb; one sister-in-law, Myrtis D. Lipscomb. She leaves to cherish her memories her only child, loving and devoted child, Lourena Enell Sheppard, Collinsville, OK; one godson, Ja'Voante Jamar Hamilton, Baton Rouge, LA; one brother, William C. Lipscomb, Jr, Baton Rouge, LA; one sister-in-law, Druzella B. Lipscomb, Baton Rouge, LA; three nephews, SFC (Ret.) Claude H. Lipscomb, II (Alisa LaTonia), Phenix, AL; William C. Lipscomb, III, Winston T. Lipscomb, Baton Rouge, LA; one niece, Katrice L. Lewis (Marcus), Baton Rouge, LA; two great-nieces, Kaelyn C. Lipscomb and Madisyn Lewis, Baton Rouge, LA; one great-nephew, Cartez S. Lipscomb (Columbus, GA). A special bond with a bonus daughter, Grace Felton, Baton Rouge, LA. Her God sent mother, Dora Segars, who loved her dearly and family.

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Published in The Advocate from May 22 to May 24, 2020.
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June 1, 2020
As the days and weeks pass, and as you return to life's routine, may you continue to feel comforted by the love and support of family and friends.
Jeanette Harrison
Classmate
June 1, 2020
Grief can be so hard, but our special memories help us cope. Remembering you and your loved one today and always.
Elder Eddie Sulcer Jr
Classmate
June 1, 2020
Grief can be so hard, but our special memories help us cope. Remembering you and your loved one today and always.
Nathaniel Montgomery Sr
Acquaintance
June 1, 2020
May your hearts soon be filled with wonderful memories of joyful times together as you celebrate a life well lived.
Gail Johnson
Classmate
June 1, 2020
May your hearts soon be filled with wonderful memories of joyful times together as you celebrate a life well lived.
Frank Brown, Owner Bayou Cafe
Acquaintance
June 1, 2020
As the days and weeks pass, and as you return to life's routine, may you continue to feel comforted by the love and support of family and friends.
Principal Howard Davis
Friend
June 1, 2020
As the days and weeks pass, and as you return to life's routine, may you continue to feel comforted by the love and support of family and friends.
Shirley Ann Adams and Family
Friend
June 1, 2020
May your hearts soon be filled with wonderful memories of joyful times together as you celebrate a life well lived.
Samuel Ridley Sr
Friend
June 1, 2020
May your hearts soon be filled with wonderful memories of joyful times together as you celebrate a life well lived.
Ruby Mae Morrow
Friend
June 1, 2020
May your hearts soon be filled with wonderful memories of joyful times together as you celebrate a life well lived.
Minister Pearl Coleman Porter
Friend
June 1, 2020
May your hearts soon be filled with wonderful memories of joyful times together as you celebrate a life well lived.
David Torrence and Family
Friend
June 1, 2020
As the days and weeks pass, and as you return to life's routine, may you continue to feel comforted by the love and support of family and friends.
Terry Cook and Family
Friend
June 1, 2020
As the days and weeks pass, and as you return to life's routine, may you continue to feel comforted by the love and support of family and friends.
Helen Hunter Montgomery
Friend
June 1, 2020
Grief can be so hard, but our special memories help us cope. Remembering you and your loved one today and always.
Alice Muriel Cook
Friend
June 1, 2020
As the days and weeks pass, and as you return to life's routine, may you continue to feel comforted by the love and support of family and friends.
Dr. Daisy Franklin Slain
Friend
June 1, 2020
As the days and weeks pass, and as you return to life's routine, may you continue to feel comforted by the love and support of family and friends.
Rosemary McKee Sims
Friend
June 1, 2020
As the days and weeks pass, and as you return to life's routine, may you continue to feel comforted by the love and support of family and friends.
John and Deborah Pounds
Acquaintance
June 1, 2020
May your hearts soon be filled with wonderful memories of joyful times together as you celebrate a life well lived.
Reverend Floyd Gibson
Friend
June 1, 2020
As the days and weeks pass, and as you return to life's routine, may you continue to feel comforted by the love and support of family and friends.
Deacon Thomas Gibson
Friend
June 1, 2020
May your hearts soon be filled with wonderful memories of joyful times together as you celebrate a life well lived.
Vincent and Ernestine Hamilton
Friend
June 1, 2020
As the days and weeks pass, and as you return to life's routine, may you continue to feel comforted by the love and support of family and friends.
Essie Hamilton Converse
Friend
June 1, 2020
As the days and weeks pass, and as you return to life's routine, may you continue to feel comforted by the love and support of family and friends.
Daniel Ridley and Family
Friend
June 1, 2020
May your hearts soon be filled with wonderful memories of joyful times together as you celebrate a life well lived.
Elsie Veals and Family
Friend
June 1, 2020
As the days and weeks pass, and as you return to life's routine, may you continue to feel comforted by the love and support of family and friends.
Cathy Jones
Friend
June 1, 2020
Grief can be so hard, but our special memories help us cope. Remembering you and your loved one today and always.
Elaine Pounds Thomas
Friend
May 31, 2020
y heart and prayers are offered to the Sheppard and Lipscomb family. I pray that God will grant you peace and comfort at this difficult time. Just learned of Dees passing on yesterday. What a beautiful life!
Edna Cosey
Friend
May 26, 2020
May the love of friends and family carry you through your grief. She will surely be MISSED. Lorena u had a good mother.
Iva Riley
Neighbor
May 26, 2020
My condolences goes out to the family of Delores Sheppard especially to her only daughter Lourena Enell Sheppard, my thoughts and prayers are with you all
Donald M. Derosin
Family
May 23, 2020
You will truly be missed, you were one of a kind. I will miss seeing your beautiful smile. I loved the way you took care of Gracie. May God give your family the strength they need, and to let them you youre in a better place.
Love Always,
Pearlie Barrow and Family
Pearlie Barrow
Friend
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