Connie Fern Shepard

Wednesday, July 11, 2007


Connie Fern Shepard, 54 of Leachville, died Thursday, July 5, 207, at her home. Born at Monette, she was the daughter of the late Edward D. and Faye Lents Puckett. She was a retired shipping clerk and was a member of the First Assembly of God in Leachville.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two brothers, Jerry Puckett and Terry "Red" Puckett, and an infant brother.

Survivors include her husband, Ronnie Shepard, of Leachville; a son, Steven Shepard of Leachville; a daughter, Teresa Garrett of Leachville; four brothers, Thomas Puckett, Charles Puckett, Bert Puckett, all of Leachville and Cloyce Puckett of St. Louis, Mo.; four sisters, Joann Cardin and Wava Martin of Leachville, Mary Steen of Kennett, Mo., and Quinn Moore of St. Louis, Mo.; five grandchildren and one great-grandson.

The funeral was held at 3 p.m. Sunday at the Howard Funeral Chapel in Leachville with Rev. Tom Newman officiating. Burial was in the Leachville Cemetery.

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