Marion Lofton Sheppard, Jr., 65, a resident of Elmore, AL, for the last 30 years, passed away Monday, May 11, 2020, at Jackson Hospital. Funeral services will be Friday, May 15, 2020, at 11:00 A.M. at New Home Baptist Church in Wetumpka with Rev. Eric Sutton officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Visitation will be one hour prior to the funeral beginning at 10:00 A.M. He was preceded in death by his parents Marion Lofton Sheppard, Sr. and Rosa Gilder Sheppard. He is survived by his wife of 30 years Jewel Ann Sheppard; his brother William Henry (Tonya) Sheppard; his stepchildren Carl Mark (Lydia) Williams, and Tiffany Ann (Joey) Grimes; his children Joshua Allan (Ashton) Sheppard, and Jennifer Rose (Bryce) Sheppard; and his grandchildren Ben Grimes, Nathan Williams, Abbie Williams, Jacob Grimes, Celena Sheppard, Celeste Sheppard, and Baylee Ann Dreskin. Marion worked as an LPN for 43 years and truly enjoyed taking care of his patients. He passed away doing what he loved - being a nurse and caring for other people.
To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Marion Lofton Sheppard, Jr., please visit our floral store.